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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRECONCEPTION CARE

During any of your health care visits in the 12 months before you got pregnant, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker do any of the following things? TALKED TO ME ABOUT MY DESIRE TO HAVE OR NOT HAVE CHILDREN1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 623 322 53.7 49.1-58.2 301 46.3 41.8-50.9
Age
< 25 years 120 78 66.7 56.2-75.8 42 33.3 24.2-43.8
25-34 years 361 179 50.8 44.8-56.7 182 49.2 43.3-55.2
35+ years 142 65 47.7 38.5-57.2 77 52.3 42.8-61.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 389 198 55.0 49.5-60.3 191 45.0 39.7-50.5
Non-Hispanic Black 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 117 *** *** *** 41 35.8 26.0-46.9
> High School 455 221 51.7 46.5-56.9 234 48.3 43.1-53.5
Marital Status
Married 440 214 51.4 46.2-56.6 226 48.6 43.4-53.8
Other 183 108 58.5 49.3-67.0 75 41.5 33.0-50.7
Medicaid recipient
No 377 160 44.7 39.2-50.3 217 55.3 49.7-60.8
Yes 246 162 66.0 58.4-72.8 84 34.0 27.2-41.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 193 95 52.6 45.5-59.6 98 47.4 40.4-54.5
2500+ grams 430 227 53.8 48.9-58.7 203 46.2 41.3-51.1

1Asked of mothers who reported health care visit before pregnancy.
2Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards.
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.
The overall weighted response rate in 2018 was 53%.

This page was generated on 10OCT19

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