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Services Received During Pregnancy: Home visits by Health*

1997 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 841 620 74.1 69.7-78.1 221 25.9 21.9-30.3
Age
< 20 years 128 63 39.8 28.8-51.9 65 60.2 48.1-71.2
20-24 years 220 155 72.3 63.3-79.9 65 27.7 20.1-36.7
25-34 years 397 325 85.3 80.0-89.4 72 14.7 10.6-20.0
35+ years 96 77 87.9 75.8-94.4 19 12.1 5.6-24.2
Mother's Race
White 563 446 80.9 76.0-85.0 117 19.1 15.0-24.0
African American 253 159 58.6 49.5-67.2 94 41.4 32.8-50.5
Other Minorities 25 15 65.1 37.6-85.3 10 34.9 14.7-62.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 12 63.1 26.9-88.9 7 36.9 11.1-73.1
No 822 608 74.3 69.9-78.3 214 25.7 21.7-30.1
Education
< High School 164 88 52.1 41.0-63.1 76 47.9 36.9-59.0
High School 293 205 68.3 60.2-75.5 88 31.7 24.5-39.8
> High School 384 327 89.0 84.4-92.4 57 11.0 7.6-15.6
Marital Status
Married 558 453 85.8 81.5-89.2 105 14.2 10.8-18.5
Other 283 167 51.5 43.1-59.8 116 48.5 40.2-56.9
Income
15,999 or less 263 157 57.1 48.0-65.7 106 42.9 34.3-52.0
16,000-24,999 131 94 69.4 55.9-80.2 37 30.6 19.8-44.1
25,000-39,999 140 116 83.4 73.5-90.1 24 16.6 9.9-26.5
40,000 or more 256 223 89.1 83.4-93.1 33 10.9 6.9-16.6
WIC recipient
No 456 393 90.4 86.3-93.3 63 9.6 6.7-13.7
Yes 379 223 56.0 48.7-62.9 156 44.0 37.1-51.3
Medicaid recipient
No 428 380 91.4 87.5-94.2 48 8.6 5.8-12.5
Yes 413 240 55.0 47.8-61.9 173 45.0 38.1-52.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 171 113 66.6 59.1-73.4 58 33.4 26.6-40.9
1500-2499 grams 262 191 70.6 64.5-76.0 71 29.4 24.0-35.5
2500+ grams 406 314 74.5 69.7-78.7 92 25.5 21.3-30.3

*Survey Question:
During you most recent pregnancy, did you get any of these services? 60d. Visits to your home by a
nurse or other health care worker

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.