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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? GIVE OR PRESCRIBE A CONTRACEPTIVE METHOD SUCH AS THE PILL, PATCH, SHOT OR CONDOMS1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 828 428 49.6 45.6-53.6 400 50.4 46.4-54.4
Age
< 25 years 181 66 38.3 30.4-46.9 115 61.7 53.1-69.6
25-34 years 475 254 50.3 45.1-55.6 221 49.7 44.4-54.9
35+ years 172 108 62.4 53.6-70.5 64 37.6 29.5-46.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 454 273 58.9 53.8-63.8 181 41.1 36.2-46.2
Non-Hispanic Black 145 55 35.5 26.3-46.0 90 64.5 54.0-73.7
Non-Hispanic Other 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 148 58 41.7 33.2-50.8 90 58.3 49.2-66.8
Education
< High School 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 175 77 42.5 34.0-51.4 98 57.5 48.6-66.0
> High School 554 318 54.7 49.8-59.5 236 45.3 40.5-50.2
Marital Status
Married 542 310 56.2 51.5-60.7 232 43.8 39.3-48.5
Other 286 118 38.8 32.1-46.0 168 61.2 54.0-67.9
Medicaid recipient
No 477 277 57.1 52.0-62.0 200 42.9 38.0-48.0
Yes 351 151 40.4 34.4-46.8 200 59.6 53.2-65.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 253 132 51.8 45.6-58.0 121 48.2 42.0-54.4
2500+ grams 575 296 49.4 45.1-53.7 279 50.6 46.3-54.9

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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