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2006 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 MY FAMILY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1310 118 9.2 7.3-11.5 1192 90.8 88.5-92.7
Age
< 20 years 128 19 18.4 11.1-28.8 109 81.6 71.2-88.9
20-24 years 293 34 10.2 6.6-15.4 259 89.8 84.6-93.4
25-34 years 673 55 7.6 5.4-10.6 618 92.4 89.4-94.6
35+ years 216 10 5.3 2.4-11.2 206 94.7 88.8-97.6
Race
White 959 78 7.7 5.8-10.2 881 92.3 89.8-94.2
Black 281 32 13.7 9.0-20.1 249 86.3 79.9-91.0
Other 70 8 8.8 3.4-20.9 62 91.2 79.1-96.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 167 18 11.0 6.3-18.6 149 89.0 81.4-93.7
No 1143 100 8.9 6.9-11.3 1043 91.1 88.7-93.1
Education
< High School 200 29 12.5 7.7-19.8 171 87.5 80.2-92.3
High School 394 43 10.9 7.5-15.7 351 89.1 84.3-92.5
> High School 714 46 6.9 4.9- 9.7 668 93.1 90.3-95.1
Marital Status
Married 867 67 7.5 5.6- 9.9 800 92.5 90.1-94.4
Other 443 51 11.8 8.4-16.4 392 88.2 83.6-91.6
Income
14,999 or less 337 43 12.2 8.3-17.6 294 87.8 82.4-91.7
15,000-24,999 172 20 10.9 6.3-18.2 152 89.1 81.8-93.7
25,000-49,999 257 24 9.3 5.7-14.8 233 90.7 85.2-94.3
50,000 or more 435 19 5.0 3.0- 8.3 416 95.0 91.7-97.0
WIC recipient
No 737 45 7.1 4.9-10.0 692 92.9 90.0-95.1
Yes 571 73 11.6 8.6-15.4 498 88.4 84.6-91.4
Medicaid recipient
No 663 35 6.2 4.2- 9.0 628 93.8 91.0-95.8
Yes 647 83 11.8 9.0-15.5 564 88.2 84.5-91.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 577 57 11.5 8.9-14.7 520 88.5 85.3-91.1
2500+ grams 733 61 9.0 7.0-11.5 672 91.0 88.5-93.0

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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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