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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-CONTENT

During any of your prenatal care or new baby doctor visits, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk with you about the following? WHAT YOU MIGHT DO WITH A CRYING BABY1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 908 242 26.8 23.6-30.3 666 73.2 69.7-76.4
Age
< 25 years 207 46 18.4 13.1-25.3 161 81.6 74.7-86.9
25-34 years 517 150 30.4 25.9-35.2 367 69.6 64.8-74.1
35+ years 184 46 28.0 20.9-36.3 138 72.0 63.7-79.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 497 154 31.5 27.1-36.2 343 68.5 63.8-72.9
Non-Hispanic Black 159 39 24.5 16.8-34.1 120 75.5 65.9-83.2
Non-Hispanic Other 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 162 27 16.4 11.1-23.7 135 83.6 76.3-88.9
Education
< High School 111 23 19.5 12.2-29.6 88 80.5 70.4-87.8
High School 200 48 24.3 17.8-32.4 152 75.7 67.6-82.2
> High School 596 170 28.6 24.7-33.0 426 71.4 67.0-75.3
Marital Status
Married 583 177 30.9 26.9-35.3 406 69.1 64.7-73.1
Other 325 65 20.2 15.2-26.4 260 79.8 73.6-84.8
Medicaid recipient
No 505 143 28.5 24.3-33.2 362 71.5 66.8-75.7
Yes 403 99 24.8 20.0-30.3 304 75.2 69.7-80.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 288 74 26.0 21.2-31.5 214 74.0 68.5-78.8
2500+ grams 620 168 26.9 23.4-30.7 452 73.1 69.3-76.6

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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