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2003 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 1442 152 10.5 8.6-12.7 1290 89.5 87.3-91.4
Age
< 20 years 153 15 9.3 4.7-17.7 138 90.7 82.3-95.3
20-24 years 392 54 12.6 9.0-17.4 338 87.4 82.6-91.0
25-34 years 717 70 10.3 7.8-13.4 647 89.7 86.6-92.2
35+ years 180 13 7.3 3.7-13.8 167 92.7 86.2-96.3
Race
White 994 111 11.0 8.8-13.6 883 89.0 86.4-91.2
Black 385 35 9.3 5.9-14.2 350 90.7 85.8-94.1
Other 63 6 8.3 2.9-21.1 57 91.7 78.9-97.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 142 27 17.5 11.3-26.0 115 82.5 74.0-88.7
No 1297 124 9.4 7.5-11.6 1173 90.6 88.4-92.5
Education
< High School 308 48 14.3 10.0-20.0 260 85.7 80.0-90.0
High School 423 41 10.2 7.0-14.5 382 89.8 85.5-93.0
> High School 710 63 9.0 6.7-11.9 647 91.0 88.1-93.3
Marital Status
Married 912 93 11.6 9.3-14.5 819 88.4 85.5-90.7
Other 530 59 8.3 5.7-11.9 471 91.7 88.1-94.3
Income
15,999 or less 387 64 16.5 12.2-22.0 323 83.5 78.0-87.8
16,000-24,999 190 22 12.2 7.5-19.4 168 87.8 80.6-92.5
25,000-39,999 210 19 8.8 5.0-15.0 191 91.2 85.0-95.0
40,000 or more 502 33 6.5 4.3- 9.5 469 93.5 90.5-95.7
WIC recipient
No 751 68 8.8 6.6-11.6 683 91.2 88.4-93.4
Yes 687 84 12.3 9.5-15.9 603 87.7 84.1-90.5
Medicaid recipient
No 703 51 7.4 5.4-10.1 652 92.6 89.9-94.6
Yes 739 101 13.5 10.6-17.0 638 86.5 83.0-89.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 651 71 11.4 9.2-14.1 580 88.6 85.9-90.8
2500+ grams 791 81 10.4 8.4-12.8 710 89.6 87.2-91.6

#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.

This page was generated on 22MAR05

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