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Received Counseling on Nutrition*

1999 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1730 162 8.3 6.8-10.1 1568 91.7 89.9-93.2
Age
< 20 years 256 15 6.1 3.1-11.6 241 93.9 88.4-96.9
20-24 years 452 40 6.8 4.4-10.4 412 93.2 89.6-95.6
25-34 years 825 90 10.0 7.7-13.0 735 90.0 87.0-92.3
35+ years 197 17 7.2 3.7-13.5 180 92.8 86.5-96.3
Mother's Race
White 1172 127 9.8 7.9-12.2 1045 90.2 87.8-92.1
African American 497 31 3.5 1.8- 6.6 466 96.5 93.4-98.2
Other Minorities 61 4 6.7 1.8-22.2 57 93.3 77.8-98.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 104 9 9.5 4.4-19.1 95 90.5 80.9-95.6
No 1626 153 8.2 6.6-10.1 1473 91.8 89.9-93.4
Education
< High School 387 30 7.0 4.3-11.3 357 93.0 88.7-95.7
High School 577 51 6.5 4.2- 9.8 526 93.5 90.2-95.8
> High School 765 81 10.1 7.8-13.1 684 89.9 86.9-92.2
Marital Status
Married 1149 118 9.7 7.7-12.0 1031 90.3 88.0-92.3
Other 581 44 5.1 3.2- 8.1 537 94.9 91.9-96.8
Income
15,999 or less 493 35 5.2 3.1- 8.6 458 94.8 91.4-96.9
16,000-24,999 271 23 5.5 2.9-10.0 248 94.5 90.0-97.1
25,000-39,999 267 29 9.3 5.7-14.9 238 90.7 85.1-94.3
40,000 or more 532 63 11.9 8.9-15.8 469 88.1 84.2-91.1
WIC recipient
No 904 119 11.9 9.4-14.8 785 88.1 85.2-90.6
Yes 815 43 4.4 2.9- 6.7 772 95.6 93.3-97.1
Medicaid recipient
No 868 100 11.0 8.7-13.9 768 89.0 86.1-91.3
Yes 862 62 5.2 3.5- 7.5 800 94.8 92.5-96.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 309 42 12.9 9.6-17.1 267 87.1 82.9-90.4
1500-2499 grams 542 47 8.8 6.6-11.5 495 91.2 88.5-93.4
2500+ grams 874 73 8.2 6.5-10.2 801 91.8 89.8-93.5

*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.