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Received Counseling on Nutrition*

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 831 76 9.2 6.9-12.2 755 90.8 87.8-93.1
Age
< 20 years 125 9 5.3 2.0-13.5 116 94.7 86.5-98.0
20-24 years 216 20 8.8 4.6-16.0 196 91.2 84.0-95.4
25-34 years 395 33 9.0 5.9-13.5 362 91.0 86.5-94.1
35+ years 95 14 17.5 9.5-29.8 81 82.5 70.2-90.5
Mother's Race
White 566 55 9.7 6.9-13.4 511 90.3 86.6-93.1
African American 242 19 7.9 4.3-14.3 223 92.1 85.7-95.7
Other Minorities 23 2 9.9 1.6-43.4 21 90.1 56.6-98.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 1 1.1 0.1- 8.3 17 98.9 91.7-99.9
No 813 75 9.3 7.0-12.4 738 90.7 87.6-93.0
Education
< High School 162 13 8.3 3.7-17.4 149 91.7 82.6-96.3
High School 284 29 8.8 5.2-14.6 255 91.2 85.4-94.8
> High School 385 34 9.9 6.7-14.3 351 90.1 85.7-93.3
Marital Status
Married 562 62 12.2 9.0-16.4 500 87.8 83.6-91.0
Other 269 14 3.1 1.3- 7.4 255 96.9 92.6-98.7
Income
15,999 or less 251 19 4.9 2.2-10.7 232 95.1 89.3-97.8
16,000-24,999 130 9 10.1 4.3-21.9 121 89.9 78.1-95.7
25,000-39,999 138 16 13.9 7.9-23.3 122 86.1 76.7-92.1
40,000 or more 260 28 10.5 6.7-16.0 232 89.5 84.0-93.3
WIC recipient
No 453 49 12.4 8.8-17.1 404 87.6 82.9-91.2
Yes 375 25 5.3 2.9- 9.3 350 94.7 90.7-97.1
Medicaid recipient
No 432 47 12.9 9.3-17.6 385 87.1 82.4-90.7
Yes 399 29 5.0 2.7- 9.0 370 95.0 91.0-97.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 159 20 12.7 8.2-19.0 139 87.3 81.0-91.8
1500-2499 grams 260 16 6.6 4.0-10.6 244 93.4 89.4-96.0
2500+ grams 410 39 9.3 6.8-12.6 371 90.7 87.4-93.2

*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?
16a. What you should eat during your pregnancy

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