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Received Counseling on Medicines*

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 1748 114 5.6 4.3- 7.2 1634 94.4 92.8-95.7
Age
< 20 years 269 14 4.2 2.0- 8.9 255 95.8 91.1-98.0
20-24 years 476 38 7.0 4.5-10.7 438 93.0 89.3-95.5
25-34 years 801 54 5.5 3.8- 7.9 747 94.5 92.1-96.2
35+ years 202 8 4.0 1.6- 9.5 194 96.0 90.5-98.4
Mother's Race
White 1155 72 5.1 3.7- 7.0 1083 94.9 93.0-96.3
African American 526 35 6.0 3.6- 9.7 491 94.0 90.3-96.4
Other Minorities 67 7 11.4 4.6-25.9 60 88.6 74.1-95.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 84 9 9.6 4.2-20.5 75 90.4 79.5-95.8
No 1663 105 5.2 4.0- 6.8 1558 94.8 93.2-96.0
Education
< High School 366 24 7.7 4.7-12.6 342 92.3 87.4-95.3
High School 583 46 5.7 3.7- 8.7 537 94.3 91.3-96.3
> High School 797 44 4.4 2.9- 6.6 753 95.6 93.4-97.1
Marital Status
Married 1151 70 4.7 3.4- 6.5 1081 95.3 93.5-96.6
Other 597 44 7.4 4.9-10.9 553 92.6 89.1-95.1
Income
15,999 or less 532 40 7.8 5.2-11.6 492 92.2 88.4-94.8
16,000-24,999 271 29 9.4 5.8-15.0 242 90.6 85.0-94.2
25,000-39,999 280 18 4.1 2.1- 8.0 262 95.9 92.0-97.9
40,000 or more 527 18 2.7 1.4- 5.0 509 97.3 95.0-98.6
WIC recipient
No 921 55 4.3 2.9- 6.3 866 95.7 93.7-97.1
Yes 812 58 7.1 5.1- 9.9 754 92.9 90.1-94.9
Medicaid recipient
No 885 37 3.4 2.2- 5.1 848 96.6 94.9-97.8
Yes 863 77 8.0 5.9-10.9 786 92.0 89.1-94.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 300 32 10.7 7.6-14.9 268 89.3 85.1-92.4
1500-2499 grams 542 35 6.6 4.8- 9.2 507 93.4 90.8-95.2
2500+ grams 903 47 5.4 4.1- 7.1 856 94.6 92.9-95.9

*Survey Question:
During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk with
any 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.