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2015 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-CONTENT

During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse or other health care worker talk with you about? MEDICINES THAT ARE SAFE TO TAKE DURING MY PREGNANCY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 867 66 7.5 5.6-10.0 801 92.5 90.0-94.4
Age
< 20 years 39 *** *** *** 39 100 . - .
20-24 years 153 18 13.5 7.9-22.1 135 86.5 77.9-92.1
25-34 years 514 30 5.8 3.8- 8.6 484 94.2 91.4-96.2
35+ years 161 18 9.8 5.5-16.8 143 90.2 83.2-94.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 473 30 7.1 4.7-10.7 443 92.9 89.3-95.3
Non-Hispanic Black 197 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 156 *** *** *** *** *** ***
> High School 592 46 7.3 5.1-10.3 546 92.7 89.7-94.9
Marital Status
Married 585 44 7.9 5.5-11.1 541 92.1 88.9-94.5
Other 282 22 6.9 4.2-11.2 260 93.1 88.8-95.8
WIC recipient
No 528 41 7.7 5.4-10.9 487 92.3 89.1-94.6
Yes 328 23 6.8 4.1-11.1 305 93.2 88.9-95.9
Medicaid recipient
No 546 43 8.8 6.2-12.3 503 91.2 87.7-93.8
Yes 321 23 5.8 3.5- 9.4 298 94.2 90.6-96.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 302 26 8.5 5.8-12.2 276 91.5 87.8-94.2
2500+ grams 565 40 7.5 5.4-10.1 525 92.5 89.9-94.6

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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