NC Department of Health and Human Services
N.C. State Center for Health Statistics Home
N.C. Public Health Home

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? ASKED ME ABOUT THE KIND OF WORK I DO1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 625 237 37.9 33.5-42.4 388 62.1 57.6-66.5
Age
< 25 years 120 48 39.1 29.4-49.8 72 60.9 50.2-70.6
25-34 years 362 137 36.6 31.1-42.5 225 63.4 57.5-68.9
35+ years 143 52 39.7 31.0-49.1 91 60.3 50.9-69.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 390 160 43.2 37.9-48.7 230 56.8 51.3-62.1
Non-Hispanic Black 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 74 15 17.3 9.8-28.7 59 82.7 71.3-90.2
Education
< High School 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
> High School 457 175 38.3 33.4-43.5 282 61.7 56.5-66.6
Marital Status
Married 442 164 38.2 33.3-43.3 278 61.8 56.7-66.7
Other 183 73 37.2 29.0-46.2 110 62.8 53.8-71.0
Medicaid recipient
No 379 133 35.3 30.2-40.8 246 64.7 59.2-69.8
Yes 246 104 41.3 34.1-48.9 142 58.7 51.1-65.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 193 69 36.5 29.9-43.7 124 63.5 56.3-70.1
2500+ grams 432 168 38.0 33.3-42.8 264 62.0 57.2-66.7

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

Contact Us | Site Map | Terms of Use