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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 MAINTAINING A HEALTHY WEIGHT1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 623 366 60.3 55.7-64.7 257 39.7 35.3-44.3
Age
< 25 years 120 81 69.8 59.2-78.6 39 30.2 21.4-40.8
25-34 years 360 206 57.5 51.5-63.3 154 42.5 36.7-48.5
35+ years 143 79 57.4 47.8-66.4 64 42.6 33.6-52.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 388 258 70.0 64.8-74.7 130 30.0 25.3-35.2
Non-Hispanic Black 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
> High School 455 276 62.7 57.5-67.7 179 37.3 32.3-42.5
Marital Status
Married 441 263 62.4 57.3-67.3 178 37.6 32.7-42.7
Other 182 103 55.7 46.5-64.6 79 44.3 35.4-53.5
Medicaid recipient
No 378 215 58.4 52.7-63.9 163 41.6 36.1-47.3
Yes 245 151 62.8 55.1-69.9 94 37.2 30.1-44.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 194 99 51.1 44.0-58.2 95 48.9 41.8-56.0
2500+ grams 429 267 61.1 56.1-65.8 162 38.9 34.2-43.9

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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