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Received Counseling on Early Labor*

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 1749 226 7.9 6.4- 9.6 1523 92.1 90.4-93.6
Age
< 20 years 269 39 9.6 5.9-15.3 230 90.4 84.7-94.1
20-24 years 477 65 8.5 5.8-12.3 412 91.5 87.7-94.2
25-34 years 802 101 7.6 5.6-10.1 701 92.4 89.9-94.4
35+ years 201 21 5.3 2.5-11.1 180 94.7 88.9-97.5
Mother's Race
White 1155 152 8.5 6.7-10.7 1003 91.5 89.3-93.3
African American 527 65 5.8 3.7- 9.0 462 94.2 91.0-96.3
Other Minorities 67 9 9.7 3.7-23.3 58 90.3 76.7-96.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 84 9 9.4 4.0-20.3 75 90.6 79.7-96.0
No 1664 217 7.8 6.3- 9.6 1447 92.2 90.4-93.7
Education
< High School 366 49 11.4 7.7-16.6 317 88.6 83.4-92.3
High School 586 78 6.4 4.4- 9.3 508 93.6 90.7-95.6
> High School 795 99 7.4 5.5- 9.9 696 92.6 90.1-94.5
Marital Status
Married 1151 139 7.1 5.5- 9.1 1012 92.9 90.9-94.5
Other 598 87 9.6 6.8-13.3 511 90.4 86.7-93.2
Income
15,999 or less 532 74 9.8 6.9-13.7 458 90.2 86.3-93.1
16,000-24,999 274 34 9.5 5.9-15.0 240 90.5 85.0-94.1
25,000-39,999 281 38 4.8 2.7- 8.5 243 95.2 91.5-97.3
40,000 or more 525 64 7.1 4.9-10.2 461 92.9 89.8-95.1
WIC recipient
No 921 138 8.1 6.2-10.5 783 91.9 89.5-93.8
Yes 813 86 7.6 5.5-10.4 727 92.4 89.6-94.5
Medicaid recipient
No 885 110 6.3 4.7- 8.5 775 93.7 91.5-95.3
Yes 864 116 9.7 7.3-12.7 748 90.3 87.3-92.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 301 88 28.6 23.7-34.1 213 71.4 65.9-76.3
1500-2499 grams 544 73 12.9 10.4-16.0 471 87.1 84.0-89.6
2500+ grams 901 64 7.2 5.7- 9.1 837 92.8 90.9-94.3

*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.