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Received Counseling on Medicines*

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 1725 104 5.6 4.3- 7.2 1621 94.4 92.8-95.7
Age
< 20 years 256 17 5.4 2.7-10.5 239 94.6 89.5-97.3
20-24 years 450 38 7.2 4.7-11.0 412 92.8 89.0-95.3
25-34 years 823 40 4.4 2.9- 6.6 783 95.6 93.4-97.1
35+ years 196 9 6.7 3.3-13.1 187 93.3 86.9-96.7
Mother's Race
White 1170 70 6.5 4.9- 8.5 1100 93.5 91.5-95.1
African American 495 31 3.3 1.8- 6.2 464 96.7 93.8-98.2
Other Minorities 60 3 0.5 0.1- 1.5 57 99.5 98.5-99.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 102 15 17.7 10.4-28.5 87 82.3 71.5-89.6
No 1623 89 4.5 3.4- 6.0 1534 95.5 94.0-96.6
Education
< High School 386 27 7.0 4.2-11.4 359 93.0 88.6-95.8
High School 575 48 7.7 5.2-11.2 527 92.3 88.8-94.8
> High School 763 29 3.4 2.1- 5.4 734 96.6 94.6-97.9
Marital Status
Married 1145 57 4.6 3.3- 6.5 1088 95.4 93.5-96.7
Other 580 47 7.7 5.2-11.3 533 92.3 88.7-94.8
Income
15,999 or less 494 38 6.1 3.9- 9.6 456 93.9 90.4-96.1
16,000-24,999 271 22 8.5 4.9-14.4 249 91.5 85.6-95.1
25,000-39,999 266 17 5.3 2.8- 9.8 249 94.7 90.2-97.2
40,000 or more 531 15 2.8 1.5- 5.2 516 97.2 94.8-98.5
WIC recipient
No 904 39 4.3 2.9- 6.4 865 95.7 93.6-97.1
Yes 811 64 6.8 4.9- 9.5 747 93.2 90.5-95.1
Medicaid recipient
No 865 35 3.9 2.5- 5.9 830 96.1 94.1-97.5
Yes 860 69 7.5 5.4-10.2 791 92.5 89.8-94.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 308 28 9.0 6.2-12.8 280 91.0 87.2-93.8
1500-2499 grams 539 29 5.8 4.0- 8.2 510 94.2 91.8-96.0
2500+ grams 873 47 5.5 4.1- 7.2 826 94.5 92.8-95.9

*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.