SCHS Home Search FAQs Contacts
Navigation Bar

Back Arrow Back to Survey Results



Received Counseling on Early Labor*

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 831 121 8.2 6.0-11.1 710 91.8 88.9-94.0
Age
< 20 years 125 17 2.9 1.1- 7.3 108 97.1 92.7-98.9
20-24 years 216 35 13.1 7.8-21.1 181 86.9 78.9-92.2
25-34 years 396 54 8.2 5.2-12.5 342 91.8 87.5-94.8
35+ years 94 15 5.4 2.0-13.8 79 94.6 86.2-98.0
Mother's Race
White 566 84 8.6 5.9-12.2 482 91.4 87.8-94.1
African American 242 35 7.2 3.9-12.9 207 92.8 87.1-96.1
Other Minorities 23 2 9.7 1.5-43.7 21 90.3 56.3-98.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 5 39.6 11.8-76.3 13 60.4 23.7-88.2
No 813 116 7.7 5.6-10.4 697 92.3 89.6-94.4
Education
< High School 162 21 10.8 5.5-20.0 141 89.2 80.0-94.5
High School 285 49 11.8 7.5-18.0 236 88.2 82.0-92.5
> High School 384 51 4.4 2.7- 7.2 333 95.6 92.8-97.3
Marital Status
Married 563 82 8.8 6.1-12.6 481 91.2 87.4-93.9
Other 268 39 7.0 3.9-12.3 229 93.0 87.7-96.1
Income
15,999 or less 252 42 9.6 5.5-16.2 210 90.4 83.8-94.5
16,000-24,999 130 23 11.1 5.1-22.4 107 88.9 77.6-94.9
25,000-39,999 138 15 3.4 1.2- 9.1 123 96.6 90.9-98.8
40,000 or more 259 36 7.5 4.5-12.3 223 92.5 87.7-95.5
WIC recipient
No 452 74 8.0 5.4-11.9 378 92.0 88.1-94.6
Yes 376 47 8.5 5.3-13.4 329 91.5 86.6-94.7
Medicaid recipient
No 431 63 7.4 4.9-11.1 368 92.6 88.9-95.1
Yes 400 58 9.2 5.8-14.1 342 90.8 85.9-94.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 160 50 29.9 23.3-37.5 110 70.1 62.5-76.7
1500-2499 grams 259 43 15.7 11.8-20.7 216 84.3 79.3-88.2
2500+ grams 410 28 7.4 5.1-10.6 382 92.6 89.4-94.9

*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?
16j. What to do if your labor starts early

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