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2015 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-CONTENT

During any of your prenatal care or new baby doctor visits, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk with you about the following? THE BACTERIA GROUP B STREP (OR BETA STREP) THAT MOTHERS CAN PASS TO THEIR NEWBORNS DURING BIRTH

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 873 191 18.7 15.8-22.1 682 81.3 77.9-84.2
Age
< 20 years 41 15 28.3 15.1-46.7 26 71.7 53.3-84.9
20-24 years 154 46 27.0 19.5-36.2 108 73.0 63.8-80.5
25-34 years 517 92 15.9 12.4-20.2 425 84.1 79.8-87.6
35+ years 161 38 15.0 9.8-22.2 123 85.0 77.8-90.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 480 71 12.9 9.6-17.0 409 87.1 83.0-90.4
Non-Hispanic Black 202 50 16.1 11.0-22.8 152 83.9 77.2-89.0
Non-Hispanic Other 60 21 32.2 19.8-47.8 39 67.8 52.2-80.2
Latina 115 46 39.3 29.3-50.2 69 60.7 49.8-70.7
Education
< High School 113 39 33.6 23.7-45.2 74 66.4 54.8-76.3
High School 164 47 26.7 19.3-35.7 117 73.3 64.3-80.7
> High School 591 103 12.0 9.4-15.2 488 88.0 84.8-90.6
Marital Status
Married 581 111 16.4 13.1-20.4 470 83.6 79.6-86.9
Other 292 80 22.8 17.4-29.2 212 77.2 70.8-82.6
WIC recipient
No 531 91 12.2 9.4-15.8 440 87.8 84.2-90.6
Yes 330 97 26.9 21.5-33.1 233 73.1 66.9-78.5
Medicaid recipient
No 546 109 16.1 12.8-20.1 437 83.9 79.9-87.2
Yes 327 82 22.4 17.4-28.5 245 77.6 71.5-82.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 311 100 32.4 27.4-37.8 211 67.6 62.2-72.6
2500+ grams 562 91 17.5 14.4-21.2 471 82.5 78.8-85.6

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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