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2015 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

At any time during the 12 months before you got pregnant with your new baby, did you do any of the following things? I TALKED TO A HEALTH CARE WORKER ABOUT MY FAMILY MEDICAL HISTORY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 892 517 61.5 57.6-65.2 375 38.5 34.8-42.4
Age
< 20 years 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 159 105 68.2 58.9-76.3 54 31.8 23.7-41.1
25-34 years 526 304 61.2 56.2-66.0 222 38.8 34.0-43.8
35+ years 166 79 49.4 40.5-58.3 87 50.6 41.7-59.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 484 279 61.7 56.6-66.6 205 38.3 33.4-43.4
Non-Hispanic Black 208 116 62.8 54.1-70.7 92 37.2 29.3-45.9
Non-Hispanic Other 61 39 60.1 44.4-73.9 22 39.9 26.1-55.6
Latina 123 73 59.2 48.7-68.8 50 40.8 31.2-51.3
Education
< High School 119 75 58.3 46.9-68.9 44 41.7 31.1-53.1
High School 165 107 69.1 60.1-76.9 58 30.9 23.1-39.9
> High School 602 332 59.4 54.8-63.9 270 40.6 36.1-45.2
Marital Status
Married 593 323 56.8 52.1-61.4 270 43.2 38.6-47.9
Other 299 194 69.6 62.8-75.6 105 30.4 24.4-37.2
WIC recipient
No 541 298 58.8 53.9-63.5 243 41.2 36.5-46.1
Yes 338 213 65.4 59.1-71.3 125 34.6 28.7-40.9
Medicaid recipient
No 555 304 58.4 53.6-63.1 251 41.6 36.9-46.4
Yes 337 213 65.8 59.2-71.7 124 34.2 28.3-40.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 319 176 55.9 50.4-61.2 143 44.1 38.8-49.6
2500+ grams 573 341 62.0 57.8-66.0 232 38.0 34.0-42.2

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.

This page was generated on 26OCT17

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