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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRECONCEPTION CARE

In the 12 months before you got pregnant with your new baby, did you have any health care visits with a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker, including a dental or mental health worker?1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 906 296 34.2 30.6-38.0 610 65.8 62.0-69.4
Age
< 25 years 210 94 45.2 37.3-53.3 116 54.8 46.7-62.7
25-34 years 514 161 32.6 28.0-37.6 353 67.4 62.4-72.0
35+ years 182 41 23.9 17.2-32.1 141 76.1 67.9-82.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 496 111 23.6 19.6-28.1 385 76.4 71.9-80.4
Non-Hispanic Black 158 61 41.3 31.7-51.7 97 58.7 48.3-68.3
Non-Hispanic Other 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 163 91 57.4 48.8-65.7 72 42.6 34.3-51.2
Education
< High School 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 200 91 47.9 39.6-56.3 109 52.1 43.7-60.4
> High School 592 136 24.4 20.5-28.9 456 75.6 71.1-79.5
Marital Status
Married 583 150 26.4 22.6-30.6 433 73.6 69.4-77.4
Other 323 146 46.7 39.9-53.7 177 53.3 46.3-60.1
Medicaid recipient
No 503 119 25.6 21.4-30.3 384 74.4 69.7-78.6
Yes 403 177 44.3 38.5-50.4 226 55.7 49.6-61.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 290 98 35.5 30.1-41.3 192 64.5 58.7-69.9
2500+ grams 616 198 34.1 30.2-38.2 418 65.9 61.8-69.8

1Asked of all mothers.
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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