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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? WHAT YOU MIGHT DO WITH A CRYING BABY TO QUIET HIM OR HER

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 869 235 26.5 23.1-30.2 634 73.5 69.8-76.9
Age
< 20 years 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 155 43 28.5 20.6-38.0 112 71.5 62.0-79.4
25-34 years 514 142 26.4 22.2-31.1 372 73.6 68.9-77.8
35+ years 159 41 26.4 19.1-35.3 118 73.6 64.7-80.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 474 134 28.5 23.9-33.6 340 71.5 66.4-76.1
Non-Hispanic Black 201 41 12.5 8.3-18.6 160 87.5 81.4-91.7
Non-Hispanic Other 60 20 36.2 22.9-52.0 40 63.8 48.0-77.1
Latina 118 36 33.6 24.5-44.1 82 66.4 55.9-75.5
Education
< High School 114 24 24.1 15.5-35.6 90 75.9 64.4-84.5
High School 164 44 27.9 20.4-36.9 120 72.1 63.1-79.6
> High School 585 164 26.4 22.5-30.7 421 73.6 69.3-77.5
Marital Status
Married 578 169 30.1 25.8-34.7 409 69.9 65.3-74.2
Other 291 66 20.3 15.3-26.4 225 79.7 73.6-84.7
WIC recipient
No 527 156 28.5 24.2-33.2 371 71.5 66.8-75.8
Yes 330 74 22.9 17.8-28.9 256 77.1 71.1-82.2
Medicaid recipient
No 539 157 28.5 24.3-33.2 382 71.5 66.8-75.7
Yes 330 78 23.7 18.5-29.8 252 76.3 70.2-81.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 309 84 26.7 22.1-31.9 225 73.3 68.1-77.9
2500+ grams 560 151 26.5 22.9-30.5 409 73.5 69.5-77.1

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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