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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? TELL ME TO TAKE A VITAMIN WITH FOLIC ACID1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 622 394 65.7 61.3-69.9 228 34.3 30.1-38.7
Age
< 25 years 122 101 87.9 80.5-92.8 21 12.1 7.2-19.5
25-34 years 359 215 58.5 52.4-64.3 144 41.5 35.7-47.6
35+ years 141 78 60.6 51.2-69.4 63 39.4 30.6-48.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 388 246 65.7 60.3-70.6 142 34.3 29.4-39.7
Non-Hispanic Black 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 118 87 73.7 62.8-82.4 31 26.3 17.6-37.2
> High School 452 271 63.4 58.2-68.2 181 36.6 31.8-41.8
Marital Status
Married 438 259 61.8 56.7-66.7 179 38.2 33.3-43.3
Other 184 135 73.7 64.8-81.0 49 26.3 19.0-35.2
Medicaid recipient
No 377 204 57.4 51.8-62.9 173 42.6 37.1-48.2
Yes 245 190 77.0 69.6-83.0 55 23.0 17.0-30.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 194 118 64.8 57.9-71.1 76 35.2 28.9-42.1
2500+ grams 428 276 65.8 61.0-70.3 152 34.2 29.7-39.0

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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