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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRECONCEPTION CARE

What type of health care visit did you have in the 12 months before you got pregnant with your new baby? VISIT FOR FAMILY PLANNING OR BIRTH CONTROL1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 623 493 80.6 76.7-84.0 130 19.4 16.0-23.3
Age
< 25 years 121 88 71.5 61.1-80.1 33 28.5 19.9-38.9
25-34 years 359 287 82.5 77.6-86.5 72 17.5 13.5-22.4
35+ years 143 118 85.4 77.7-90.7 25 14.6 9.3-22.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 388 312 81.5 76.9-85.4 76 18.5 14.6-23.1
Non-Hispanic Black 101 83 81.5 69.4-89.5 18 18.5 10.5-30.6
Non-Hispanic Other 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 112 91 81.8 71.3-89.0 21 18.2 11.0-28.7
> High School 463 368 81.2 76.8-84.9 95 18.8 15.1-23.2
Marital Status
Married 437 343 80.7 76.3-84.5 94 19.3 15.5-23.7
Other 186 150 80.4 72.1-86.6 36 19.6 13.4-27.9
Medicaid recipient
No 389 310 81.0 76.2-85.1 79 19.0 14.9-23.8
Yes 234 183 80.0 73.2-85.4 51 20.0 14.6-26.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 195 145 75.6 69.0-81.1 50 24.4 18.9-31.0
2500+ grams 428 348 81.1 76.8-84.7 80 18.9 15.3-23.2

1Asked of mothers who reported a 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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