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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 USING BIRTH CONTROL TO PREVENT PREGNANCY1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 624 354 54.5 49.8-59.0 270 45.5 41.0-50.2
Age
< 25 years 121 49 42.1 32.1-52.8 72 57.9 47.2-67.9
25-34 years 360 211 55.5 49.4-61.4 149 44.5 38.6-50.6
35+ years 143 94 64.8 55.2-73.3 49 35.2 26.7-44.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 388 239 61.4 55.8-66.6 149 38.6 33.4-44.2
Non-Hispanic Black 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
> High School 456 278 57.8 52.4-63.0 178 42.2 37.0-47.6
Marital Status
Married 439 272 61.6 56.4-66.5 167 38.4 33.5-43.6
Other 185 82 39.9 31.6-48.8 103 60.1 51.2-68.4
Medicaid recipient
No 377 226 58.9 53.2-64.4 151 41.1 35.6-46.8
Yes 247 128 48.5 40.9-56.1 119 51.5 43.9-59.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 195 107 52.7 45.5-59.7 88 47.3 40.3-54.5
2500+ grams 429 247 54.6 49.6-59.6 182 45.4 40.4-50.4

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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