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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

POSTPARTUM MOM CARE

During your postpartum checkup, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker do any of the following things? ASKED IF SOMEONE WAS HURTING ME EMOTIONALLY OR PHYSICALLY1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 830 233 27.7 24.4-31.4 597 72.3 68.6-75.6
Age
< 25 years 181 33 19.9 13.8-27.8 148 80.1 72.2-86.2
25-34 years 476 142 29.4 24.9-34.2 334 70.6 65.8-75.1
35+ years 173 58 33.4 25.9-41.9 115 66.6 58.1-74.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 458 171 37.5 32.7-42.5 287 62.5 57.5-67.3
Non-Hispanic Black 144 31 21.1 13.8-30.8 113 78.9 69.2-86.2
Non-Hispanic Other 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 147 11 6.4 3.3-12.1 136 93.6 87.9-96.7
Education
< High School 98 *** *** *** 88 89.4 80.3-94.6
High School 176 36 17.8 12.2-25.2 140 82.2 74.8-87.8
> High School 555 186 33.5 29.2-38.2 369 66.5 61.8-70.8
Marital Status
Married 544 181 34.2 29.9-38.8 363 65.8 61.2-70.1
Other 286 52 17.0 12.2-23.1 234 83.0 76.9-87.8
Medicaid recipient
No 478 159 32.8 28.3-37.6 319 67.2 62.4-71.7
Yes 352 74 21.5 16.7-27.2 278 78.5 72.8-83.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 254 64 24.6 19.6-30.3 190 75.4 69.7-80.4
2500+ grams 576 169 28.0 24.4-31.9 407 72.0 68.1-75.6

1Asked only of mothers who reported having a postpartum checkup for herself
Please visit PRAMS–Annual Questionnaires for the new Phase 8 postpartum checkup questions.
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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