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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 to you about any of the things listed below? HOW MUCH WEIGHT YOU SHOULD GAIN DURING YOUR PREGNANCY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1623 249 14.7 12.6-17.1 1374 85.3 82.9-87.4
Age
< 20 years 221 23 11.4 6.9-18.3 198 88.6 81.7-93.1
20-24 years 433 65 14.4 10.5-19.3 368 85.6 80.7-89.5
25-34 years 788 131 15.6 12.7-19.2 657 84.4 80.8-87.3
35+ years 181 30 15.6 9.9-23.8 151 84.4 76.2-90.1
Race
White 1104 192 16.5 13.9-19.4 912 83.5 80.6-86.1
Black 459 49 9.3 6.1-14.0 410 90.7 86.0-93.9
Other 60 8 15.9 7.1-31.9 52 84.1 68.1-92.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 166 51 28.6 20.8-38.0 115 71.4 62.0-79.2
No 1455 197 12.7 10.6-15.1 1258 87.3 84.9-89.4
Education
< High School 347 58 15.0 10.7-20.7 289 85.0 79.3-89.3
High School 504 78 16.0 12.2-20.8 426 84.0 79.2-87.8
> High School 768 112 13.6 10.8-17.0 656 86.4 83.0-89.2
Marital Status
Married 1034 163 15.4 12.8-18.4 871 84.6 81.6-87.2
Other 589 86 13.3 10.0-17.6 503 86.7 82.4-90.0
Income
15,999 or less 487 87 16.3 12.3-21.3 400 83.7 78.7-87.7
16,000-24,999 179 27 17.0 10.9-25.7 152 83.0 74.3-89.1
25,000-39,999 248 29 9.4 5.7-15.1 219 90.6 84.9-94.3
40,000 or more 556 77 13.2 10.1-17.1 479 86.8 82.9-89.9
WIC recipient
No 843 132 13.8 11.1-17.0 711 86.2 83.0-88.9
Yes 772 115 15.7 12.5-19.4 657 84.3 80.6-87.5
Medicaid recipient
No 819 122 13.1 10.5-16.2 697 86.9 83.8-89.5
Yes 804 127 16.4 13.2-20.2 677 83.6 79.8-86.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 303 54 17.4 13.8-21.7 249 82.6 78.3-86.2
1500 - 2499 grams 490 75 15.5 12.5-18.9 415 84.5 81.1-87.5
2500+ grams 830 120 14.6 12.3-17.2 710 85.4 82.8-87.7

#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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