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Received Counseling on Use of Illegal Drugs*

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 830 176 21.9 18.4-25.8 654 78.1 74.2-81.6
Age
< 20 years 125 11 5.0 2.0-11.9 114 95.0 88.1-98.0
20-24 years 217 33 17.0 11.0-25.5 184 83.0 74.5-89.0
25-34 years 394 100 27.1 21.8-33.2 294 72.9 66.8-78.2
35+ years 94 32 39.1 27.3-52.4 62 60.9 47.6-72.7
Mother's Race
White 565 140 26.3 21.8-31.3 425 73.7 68.7-78.2
African American 242 31 10.8 6.6-17.3 211 89.2 82.7-93.4
Other Minorities 23 5 20.6 6.7-48.5 18 79.4 51.5-93.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 4 21.0 3.8-64.0 15 79.0 36.0-96.2
No 811 172 21.9 18.4-25.9 639 78.1 74.1-81.6
Education
< High School 163 20 12.6 6.8-22.2 143 87.4 77.8-93.2
High School 284 43 15.8 10.8-22.7 241 84.2 77.3-89.2
> High School 383 113 30.7 25.3-36.8 270 69.3 63.2-74.7
Marital Status
Married 561 148 27.7 23.2-32.8 413 72.3 67.2-76.8
Other 269 28 10.2 6.1-16.5 241 89.8 83.5-93.9
Income
15,999 or less 253 36 14.9 9.5-22.8 217 85.1 77.2-90.5
16,000-24,999 130 21 16.8 9.4-28.2 109 83.2 71.8-90.6
25,000-39,999 137 28 21.5 14.1-31.3 109 78.5 68.7-85.9
40,000 or more 259 84 33.1 26.4-40.4 175 66.9 59.6-73.6
WIC recipient
No 450 122 28.7 23.7-34.4 328 71.3 65.6-76.3
Yes 377 51 13.6 9.4-19.3 326 86.4 80.7-90.6
Medicaid recipient
No 429 123 29.9 24.7-35.6 306 70.1 64.4-75.3
Yes 401 53 12.9 8.8-18.4 348 87.1 81.6-91.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 161 27 16.1 11.2-22.8 134 83.9 77.2-88.8
1500-2499 grams 257 49 18.5 14.1-23.8 208 81.5 76.2-85.9
2500+ grams 410 99 22.2 18.4-26.5 311 77.8 73.5-81.6

*Survey Question:
During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk with you about any of the things listed?
16h. How using illegal drugs could affect your baby

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