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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 CONTROLLING ANY MEDICAL CONDITIONS SUCH AS DIABETES OR HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 623 508 83.9 80.3-87.0 115 16.1 13.0-19.7
Age
< 25 years 120 103 89.4 81.9-94.1 17 10.6 5.9-18.1
25-34 years 360 299 85.0 80.1-88.9 61 15.0 11.1-19.9
35+ years 143 106 75.4 66.1-82.8 37 24.6 17.2-33.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 388 354 93.0 89.8-95.3 34 7.0 4.7-10.2
Non-Hispanic Black 103 73 77.2 65.7-85.7 30 22.8 14.3-34.3
Non-Hispanic Other 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 116 95 82.6 72.3-89.6 21 17.4 10.4-27.7
> High School 456 386 86.8 82.7-90.0 70 13.2 10.0-17.3
Marital Status
Married 440 374 87.3 83.5-90.4 66 12.7 9.6-16.5
Other 183 134 76.9 68.6-83.5 49 23.1 16.5-31.4
Medicaid recipient
No 377 316 85.5 81.1-89.1 61 14.5 10.9-18.9
Yes 246 192 81.8 75.2-86.9 54 18.2 13.1-24.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 195 141 71.8 64.9-77.8 54 28.2 22.2-35.1
2500+ grams 428 367 85.0 81.0-88.3 61 15.0 11.7-19.0

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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