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2015 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

POSTPARTUM MOM CARE

Since your new baby was born, have you had a postpartum checkup for yourself?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 888 92 10.4 8.2-13.0 796 89.6 87.0-91.8
Age
< 20 years 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 157 20 12.1 7.3-19.4 137 87.9 80.6-92.7
25-34 years 524 53 10.4 7.6-14.0 471 89.6 86.0-92.4
35+ years 164 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 480 34 6.8 4.6-10.1 446 93.2 89.9-95.4
Non-Hispanic Black 208 28 14.2 9.2-21.3 180 85.8 78.7-90.8
Non-Hispanic Other 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 123 23 19.9 13.0-29.3 100 80.1 70.7-87.0
Education
< High School 119 29 22.7 15.0-32.9 90 77.3 67.1-85.0
High School 167 24 13.2 8.2-20.4 143 86.8 79.6-91.8
> High School 596 38 6.5 4.5- 9.3 558 93.5 90.7-95.5
Marital Status
Married 588 43 8.2 5.8-11.4 545 91.8 88.6-94.2
Other 300 49 14.2 10.2-19.4 251 85.8 80.6-89.8
WIC recipient
No 536 43 8.9 6.3-12.5 493 91.1 87.5-93.7
Yes 339 47 12.1 8.7-16.7 292 87.9 83.3-91.3
Medicaid recipient
No 550 47 9.3 6.7-12.7 503 90.7 87.3-93.3
Yes 338 45 11.9 8.4-16.6 293 88.1 83.4-91.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 318 38 12.9 9.6-17.2 280 87.1 82.8-90.4
2500+ grams 570 54 10.1 7.8-13.1 516 89.9 86.9-92.2

The overall weighted response rate in 2015 was 51%. It fell short of the 55% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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