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Received Counseling on Use of Illegal Drugs*

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 1743 371 21.2 18.8-23.7 1372 78.8 76.3-81.2
Age
< 20 years 267 21 8.5 4.9-14.3 246 91.5 85.7-95.1
20-24 years 479 78 15.6 11.9-20.3 401 84.4 79.7-88.1
25-34 years 799 210 26.3 22.7-30.3 589 73.7 69.7-77.3
35+ years 198 62 30.0 22.2-39.1 136 70.0 60.9-77.8
Mother's Race
White 1153 279 24.2 21.3-27.4 874 75.8 72.6-78.7
African American 525 80 12.8 9.3-17.3 445 87.2 82.7-90.7
Other Minorities 65 12 16.9 8.2-31.8 53 83.1 68.2-91.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 84 15 12.7 6.5-23.4 69 87.3 76.6-93.5
No 1658 356 21.9 19.4-24.6 1302 78.1 75.4-80.6
Education
< High School 366 38 12.1 8.2-17.4 328 87.9 82.6-91.8
High School 583 103 16.5 13.0-20.8 480 83.5 79.2-87.0
> High School 792 230 29.2 25.4-33.3 562 70.8 66.7-74.6
Marital Status
Married 1145 303 26.1 23.0-29.4 842 73.9 70.6-77.0
Other 598 68 11.0 8.0-15.0 530 89.0 85.0-92.0
Income
15,999 or less 531 64 12.9 9.5-17.2 467 87.1 82.8-90.5
16,000-24,999 274 44 13.6 9.2-19.7 230 86.4 80.3-90.8
25,000-39,999 280 62 23.2 17.5-30.1 218 76.8 69.9-82.5
40,000 or more 522 186 34.2 29.4-39.4 336 65.8 60.6-70.6
WIC recipient
No 916 276 29.5 25.9-33.3 640 70.5 66.7-74.1
Yes 812 93 11.6 9.0-14.8 719 88.4 85.2-91.0
Medicaid recipient
No 881 261 29.0 25.4-32.8 620 71.0 67.2-74.6
Yes 862 110 12.5 9.8-15.8 752 87.5 84.2-90.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 300 51 15.9 12.2-20.5 249 84.1 79.5-87.8
1500-2499 grams 543 119 21.0 17.7-24.6 424 79.0 75.4-82.3
2500+ grams 897 200 21.3 18.8-24.1 697 78.7 75.9-81.2

*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? 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.