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Received Counseling on Medicines*

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 832 48 5.0 3.3- 7.5 784 95.0 92.5-96.7
Age
< 20 years 125 7 6.2 2.4-14.9 118 93.8 85.1-97.6
20-24 years 217 14 6.6 3.0-13.7 203 93.4 86.3-97.0
25-34 years 396 23 4.4 2.5- 7.7 373 95.6 92.3-97.5
35+ years 94 4 2.2 0.5- 9.4 90 97.8 90.6-99.5
Mother's Race
White 566 31 4.1 2.4- 7.0 535 95.9 93.0-97.6
African American 243 14 4.9 2.3-10.2 229 95.1 89.8-97.7
Other Minorities 23 3 23.8 7.7-54.0 20 76.2 46.0-92.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 3 20.2 3.5-64.1 16 79.8 35.9-96.5
No 813 45 4.8 3.1- 7.2 768 95.2 92.8-96.9
Education
< High School 163 16 11.7 6.2-21.1 147 88.3 78.9-93.8
High School 285 11 2.5 1.0- 6.3 274 97.5 93.7-99.0
> High School 384 21 3.7 2.0- 6.8 363 96.3 93.2-98.0
Marital Status
Married 563 34 5.0 3.0- 8.0 529 95.0 92.0-97.0
Other 269 14 5.2 2.5-10.5 255 94.8 89.5-97.5
Income
15,999 or less 252 18 8.3 4.4-15.2 234 91.7 84.8-95.6
16,000-24,999 130 11 9.3 4.1-19.8 119 90.7 80.2-95.9
25,000-39,999 138 4 1.6 0.3- 7.2 134 98.4 92.8-99.7
40,000 or more 260 12 2.6 1.1- 5.9 248 97.4 94.1-98.9
WIC recipient
No 453 20 3.0 1.5- 5.6 433 97.0 94.4-98.5
Yes 376 28 7.4 4.4-12.2 348 92.6 87.8-95.6
Medicaid recipient
No 432 20 3.9 2.1- 7.0 412 96.1 93.0-97.9
Yes 400 28 6.4 3.7-10.9 372 93.6 89.1-96.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 161 9 5.7 2.9-10.7 152 94.3 89.3-97.1
1500-2499 grams 259 20 7.4 4.8-11.4 239 92.6 88.6-95.2
2500+ grams 410 19 4.9 3.1- 7.6 391 95.1 92.4-96.9

*Survey Question:
During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk withany of the things listed?
16g. The kinds of medicines that are safe to take during your pregnancy

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