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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-CONTENT

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 below? DOING TESTS TO SCREEN FOR BIRTH DEFECTS OR DISEASES THAT RUN IN YOUR FAMILY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1772 235 12.8 10.9-15.0 1537 87.2 85.0-89.1
Age
< 20 years 221 41 19.9 13.7-28.0 180 80.1 72.0-86.3
20-24 years 475 67 12.3 8.8-16.8 408 87.7 83.2-91.2
25-34 years 869 108 11.8 9.2-14.9 761 88.2 85.1-90.8
35+ years 207 19 10.6 6.1-17.7 188 89.4 82.3-93.9
Race
White 1191 162 13.8 11.5-16.5 1029 86.2 83.5-88.5
Black 523 66 10.3 7.1-14.9 457 89.7 85.1-92.9
Other 58 7 7.9 2.5-22.8 51 92.1 77.2-97.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 135 46 28.1 19.7-38.4 89 71.9 61.6-80.3
No 1636 189 11.1 9.3-13.3 1447 88.9 86.7-90.7
Education
< High School 370 80 20.5 15.6-26.5 290 79.5 73.5-84.4
High School 582 70 10.4 7.5-14.2 512 89.6 85.8-92.5
> High School 818 84 10.4 8.0-13.4 734 89.6 86.6-92.0
Marital Status
Married 1145 142 12.8 10.4-15.5 1003 87.2 84.5-89.6
Other 627 93 12.9 9.7-17.1 534 87.1 82.9-90.3
Income
15,999 or less 511 94 16.9 12.9-21.9 417 83.1 78.1-87.1
16,000-24,999 235 29 12.7 8.0-19.5 206 87.3 80.5-92.0
25,000-39,999 260 26 10.7 6.7-16.8 234 89.3 83.2-93.3
40,000 or more 610 55 10.3 7.6-13.9 555 89.7 86.1-92.4
WIC recipient
No 950 103 10.2 8.0-13.0 847 89.8 87.0-92.0
Yes 816 132 15.7 12.7-19.4 684 84.3 80.6-87.3
Medicaid recipient
No 876 85 9.1 7.0-11.8 791 90.9 88.2-93.0
Yes 896 150 16.6 13.5-20.3 746 83.4 79.7-86.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 344 54 16.1 12.8-20.0 290 83.9 80.0-87.2
1500 - 2499 grams 557 73 13.2 10.7-16.2 484 86.8 83.8-89.3
2500+ grams 871 108 12.7 10.6-15.1 763 87.3 84.9-89.4

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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