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Received Counseling on Nutrition*

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 1751 166 9.0 7.4-10.9 1585 91.0 89.1-92.6
Age
< 20 years 269 16 3.7 1.7- 7.8 253 96.3 92.2-98.3
20-24 years 478 41 7.4 4.8-11.0 437 92.6 89.0-95.2
25-34 years 802 87 11.5 9.0-14.6 715 88.5 85.4-91.0
35+ years 202 22 9.6 5.4-16.7 180 90.4 83.3-94.6
Mother's Race
White 1160 118 9.8 7.9-12.1 1042 90.2 87.9-92.1
African American 525 43 7.3 4.7-11.2 482 92.7 88.8-95.3
Other Minorities 66 5 5.4 1.5-17.0 61 94.6 83.0-98.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 86 9 6.7 2.4-17.3 77 93.3 82.7-97.6
No 1664 157 9.2 7.6-11.2 1507 90.8 88.8-92.4
Education
< High School 368 25 7.6 4.6-12.4 343 92.4 87.6-95.4
High School 583 51 7.8 5.4-11.1 532 92.2 88.9-94.6
> High School 798 90 10.7 8.3-13.7 708 89.3 86.3-91.7
Marital Status
Married 1153 128 10.7 8.7-13.2 1025 89.3 86.8-91.3
Other 598 38 5.5 3.4- 8.7 560 94.5 91.3-96.6
Income
15,999 or less 531 28 4.4 2.5- 7.5 503 95.6 92.5-97.5
16,000-24,999 273 25 9.1 5.5-14.6 248 90.9 85.4-94.5
25,000-39,999 281 41 14.4 10.0-20.5 240 85.6 79.5-90.0
40,000 or more 527 63 11.6 8.6-15.5 464 88.4 84.5-91.4
WIC recipient
No 923 125 12.7 10.2-15.6 798 87.3 84.4-89.8
Yes 813 40 4.8 3.1- 7.2 773 95.2 92.8-96.9
Medicaid recipient
No 886 107 12.1 9.7-15.0 779 87.9 85.0-90.3
Yes 865 59 5.6 3.9- 8.1 806 94.4 91.9-96.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 301 42 13.3 9.9-17.6 259 86.7 82.4-90.1
1500-2499 grams 546 40 7.0 5.2- 9.5 506 93.0 90.5-94.8
2500+ grams 901 84 9.1 7.4-11.1 817 90.9 88.9-92.6

*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? 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.