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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 HEALTHY EATING, EXERCISE, AND LOSING WEIGHT GAINED DURING PREGNANCY1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 833 368 44.9 41.0-48.9 465 55.1 51.1-59.0
Age
< 25 years 182 77 46.2 37.8-54.7 105 53.8 45.3-62.2
25-34 years 477 222 46.2 41.0-51.4 255 53.8 48.6-59.0
35+ years 174 69 39.7 31.7-48.3 105 60.3 51.7-68.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 459 244 54.6 49.5-59.5 215 45.4 40.5-50.5
Non-Hispanic Black 145 53 37.8 28.2-48.5 92 62.2 51.5-71.8
Non-Hispanic Other 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 148 42 27.1 20.0-35.7 106 72.9 64.3-80.0
Education
< High School 98 31 25.7 17.4-36.2 67 74.3 63.8-82.6
High School 178 73 44.7 36.1-53.6 105 55.3 46.4-63.9
> High School 556 263 47.9 43.1-52.7 293 52.1 47.3-56.9
Marital Status
Married 546 257 48.0 43.4-52.6 289 52.0 47.4-56.6
Other 287 111 39.9 33.0-47.2 176 60.1 52.8-67.0
Medicaid recipient
No 479 224 46.9 41.9-51.9 255 53.1 48.1-58.1
Yes 354 144 42.5 36.4-49.0 210 57.5 51.0-63.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 255 103 39.8 33.9-46.0 152 60.2 54.0-66.1
2500+ grams 578 265 45.4 41.1-49.7 313 54.6 50.3-58.9

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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