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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? TELL ME TO TAKE A VITAMIN WITH FOLIC ACID1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 832 316 38.4 34.6-42.3 516 61.6 57.7-65.4
Age
< 25 years 183 65 41.3 33.2-50.0 118 58.7 50.0-66.8
25-34 years 476 184 37.1 32.3-42.2 292 62.9 57.8-67.7
35+ years 173 67 38.0 30.1-46.6 106 62.0 53.4-69.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 459 202 45.1 40.1-50.2 257 54.9 49.8-59.9
Non-Hispanic Black 145 52 34.8 25.6-45.3 93 65.2 54.7-74.4
Non-Hispanic Other 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 147 35 24.5 17.6-33.1 112 75.5 66.9-82.4
Education
< High School 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 178 71 42.6 34.1-51.5 107 57.4 48.5-65.9
> High School 555 216 38.1 33.6-42.9 339 61.9 57.1-66.4
Marital Status
Married 544 213 40.0 35.5-44.6 331 60.0 55.4-64.5
Other 288 103 35.7 29.1-42.9 185 64.3 57.1-70.9
Medicaid recipient
No 478 171 36.1 31.4-41.1 307 63.9 58.9-68.6
Yes 354 145 41.1 35.1-47.5 209 58.9 52.5-64.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 254 93 37.8 31.9-44.1 161 62.2 55.9-68.1
2500+ grams 578 223 38.4 34.3-42.7 355 61.6 57.3-65.7

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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