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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? TALK TO ME ABOUT BIRTH CONTROL METHODS I CAN USE AFTER GIVING BIRTH1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 828 75 8.9 6.9-11.5 753 91.1 88.5-93.1
Age
< 25 years 181 13 7.6 4.1-13.8 168 92.4 86.2-95.9
25-34 years 474 37 7.6 5.2-11.0 437 92.4 89.0-94.8
35+ years 173 25 14.3 9.3-21.4 148 85.7 78.6-90.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 454 49 10.0 7.3-13.6 405 90.0 86.4-92.7
Non-Hispanic Black 145 11 10.6 5.6-19.1 134 89.4 80.9-94.4
Non-Hispanic Other 61 *** *** *** 59 98.7 95.1-99.7
Latina 148 12 7.1 3.8-13.0 136 92.9 87.0-96.2
Education
< High School 98 *** *** *** 90 93.8 86.5-97.3
High School 175 15 7.9 4.0-15.1 160 92.1 84.9-96.0
> High School 554 52 9.7 7.2-13.0 502 90.3 87.0-92.8
Marital Status
Married 544 51 8.9 6.5-12.0 493 91.1 88.0-93.5
Other 284 24 9.0 5.6-14.2 260 91.0 85.8-94.4
Medicaid recipient
No 478 45 9.8 7.0-13.4 433 90.2 86.6-93.0
Yes 350 30 7.9 5.1-12.0 320 92.1 88.0-94.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 255 26 10.1 6.9-14.5 229 89.9 85.5-93.1
2500+ grams 573 49 8.8 6.6-11.6 524 91.2 88.4-93.4

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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