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2001 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 1611 206 13.0 11.0-15.4 1405 87.0 84.6-89.0
Age
< 20 years 223 41 17.1 11.4-24.7 182 82.9 75.3-88.6
20-24 years 430 62 15.5 11.4-20.8 368 84.5 79.2-88.6
25-34 years 776 92 11.7 9.1-14.9 684 88.3 85.1-90.9
35+ years 182 11 7.6 3.8-14.7 171 92.4 85.3-96.2
Race
White 1090 147 13.8 11.4-16.6 943 86.2 83.4-88.6
Black 461 51 11.0 7.4-16.1 410 89.0 83.9-92.6
Other 60 8 11.8 4.9-25.8 52 88.2 74.2-95.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 157 47 26.9 19.1-36.4 110 73.1 63.6-80.9
No 1452 159 11.2 9.2-13.5 1293 88.8 86.5-90.8
Education
< High School 343 57 17.3 12.5-23.5 286 82.7 76.5-87.5
High School 503 67 12.6 9.2-17.0 436 87.4 83.0-90.8
> High School 761 81 11.1 8.5-14.3 680 88.9 85.7-91.5
Marital Status
Married 1024 119 11.4 9.2-14.1 905 88.6 85.9-90.8
Other 587 87 16.0 12.3-20.7 500 84.0 79.3-87.7
Income
15,999 or less 484 80 15.4 11.4-20.5 404 84.6 79.5-88.6
16,000-24,999 179 25 17.3 11.1-25.9 154 82.7 74.1-88.9
25,000-39,999 244 24 7.9 4.4-13.7 220 92.1 86.3-95.6
40,000 or more 548 55 11.3 8.4-15.1 493 88.7 84.9-91.6
WIC recipient
No 830 100 11.6 9.1-14.7 730 88.4 85.3-90.9
Yes 771 104 14.4 11.4-18.2 667 85.6 81.8-88.6
Medicaid recipient
No 809 86 11.3 8.8-14.4 723 88.7 85.6-91.2
Yes 802 120 14.9 11.8-18.7 682 85.1 81.3-88.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 306 43 13.9 10.7-17.9 263 86.1 82.1-89.3
1500 - 2499 grams 483 60 12.8 10.1-16.1 423 87.2 83.9-89.9
2500+ grams 822 103 13.0 10.8-15.6 719 87.0 84.4-89.2

#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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