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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-CONTENT

During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse or other health care worker ask you about? IF I KNEW HOW MUCH WEIGHT I SHOULD GAIN DURING MY PREGNANCY1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 893 316 34.9 31.4-38.7 577 65.1 61.3-68.6
Age
< 25 years 210 62 31.6 24.5-39.7 148 68.4 60.3-75.5
25-34 years 503 186 36.2 31.6-41.2 317 63.8 58.8-68.4
35+ years 180 68 35.9 28.3-44.2 112 64.1 55.8-71.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 493 197 40.3 35.6-45.2 296 59.7 54.8-64.4
Non-Hispanic Black 158 46 27.1 19.0-36.9 112 72.9 63.1-81.0
Non-Hispanic Other 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 153 41 27.2 20.0-35.8 112 72.8 64.2-80.0
Education
< High School 105 28 21.3 13.6-31.8 77 78.7 68.2-86.4
High School 198 68 37.1 29.3-45.6 130 62.9 54.4-70.7
> High School 589 220 36.4 32.1-41.0 369 63.6 59.0-67.9
Marital Status
Married 577 216 37.0 32.7-41.4 361 63.0 58.6-67.3
Other 316 100 31.6 25.5-38.4 216 68.4 61.6-74.5
Medicaid recipient
No 491 167 34.3 29.8-39.2 324 65.7 60.8-70.2
Yes 402 149 35.7 30.2-41.5 253 64.3 58.5-69.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 286 98 34.3 28.9-40.1 188 65.7 59.9-71.1
2500+ grams 607 218 35.0 31.1-39.1 389 65.0 60.9-68.9

1Asked only of mothers who received prenatal care.
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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