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Received Counseling on Seatbelt Use*

1998 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1746 812 43.9 40.9-47.0 934 56.1 53.0-59.1
Age
< 20 years 268 131 48.6 40.5-56.8 137 51.4 43.2-59.5
20-24 years 479 221 42.1 36.4-48.1 258 57.9 51.9-63.6
25-34 years 797 356 42.7 38.5-47.1 441 57.3 52.9-61.5
35+ years 202 104 47.6 38.5-56.9 98 52.4 43.1-61.5
Mother's Race
White 1158 569 46.7 43.1-50.3 589 53.3 49.7-56.9
African American 522 210 34.1 28.6-40.0 312 65.9 60.0-71.4
Other Minorities 66 33 52.1 36.9-67.0 33 47.9 33.0-63.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 85 30 27.9 17.8-40.9 55 72.1 59.1-82.2
No 1660 782 45.3 42.2-48.4 878 54.7 51.6-57.8
Education
< High School 364 160 44.7 37.9-51.8 204 55.3 48.2-62.1
High School 584 274 42.5 37.3-47.7 310 57.5 52.3-62.7
> High School 796 378 44.9 40.6-49.3 418 55.1 50.7-59.4
Marital Status
Married 1153 558 45.4 41.8-49.1 595 54.6 50.9-58.2
Other 593 254 40.7 35.4-46.3 339 59.3 53.7-64.6
Income
15,999 or less 527 240 44.3 38.6-50.1 287 55.7 49.9-61.4
16,000-24,999 273 120 39.5 32.2-47.2 153 60.5 52.8-67.8
25,000-39,999 281 129 40.6 33.5-48.0 152 59.4 52.0-66.5
40,000 or more 527 266 48.8 43.5-54.1 261 51.2 45.9-56.5
WIC recipient
No 923 461 46.5 42.4-50.5 462 53.5 49.5-57.6
Yes 808 345 40.8 36.4-45.5 463 59.2 54.5-63.6
Medicaid recipient
No 887 419 44.0 40.0-48.1 468 56.0 51.9-60.0
Yes 859 393 43.8 39.3-48.4 466 56.2 51.6-60.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 300 159 52.1 46.2-57.8 141 47.9 42.2-53.8
1500-2499 grams 543 255 46.1 41.9-50.4 288 53.9 49.6-58.1
2500+ grams 900 397 43.6 40.4-46.9 503 56.4 53.1-59.6

*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? 16e. Using a seat belt during your pregnancy

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