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2007 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 ? THE BACTERIA GROUP B STREP (OR BETA STREP) THAT MOTHERS CAN PASS TO THEIR NEWBORNS DURING BIRTH*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1608 371 20.1 17.7-22.7 1237 79.9 77.3-82.3
Age
< 20 years 187 71 37.7 29.2-47.0 116 62.3 53.0-70.8
20-24 years 383 98 22.0 17.3-27.7 285 78.0 72.3-82.7
25-34 years 812 162 16.9 13.9-20.4 650 83.1 79.6-86.1
35+ years 226 40 11.3 7.1-17.4 186 88.7 82.6-92.9
Race
White 1123 244 19.3 16.5-22.3 879 80.7 77.7-83.5
Black 417 105 19.3 14.7-25.0 312 80.7 75.0-85.3
Other 68 22 37.4 24.4-52.6 46 62.6 47.4-75.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 198 100 46.5 38.5-54.7 98 53.5 45.3-61.5
No 1407 270 15.1 12.8-17.6 1137 84.9 82.4-87.2
Education
< High School 312 116 36.4 29.9-43.4 196 63.6 56.6-70.1
High School 436 128 26.1 21.3-31.6 308 73.9 68.4-78.7
> High School 854 127 9.8 7.6-12.5 727 90.2 87.5-92.4
Marital Status
Married 987 170 13.6 11.2-16.5 817 86.4 83.5-88.8
Other 621 201 29.3 24.9-34.2 420 70.7 65.8-75.1
Income
14,999 or less 422 151 32.6 27.1-38.7 271 67.4 61.3-72.9
15,000-24,999 248 65 25.1 18.8-32.6 183 74.9 67.4-81.2
25,000-49,999 301 48 12.6 8.6-18.1 253 87.4 81.9-91.4
50,000 or more 537 62 6.2 4.2- 8.9 475 93.8 91.1-95.8
WIC recipient
No 919 159 12.6 10.1-15.5 760 87.4 84.5-89.9
Yes 676 208 29.3 25.2-33.9 468 70.7 66.1-74.8
Medicaid recipient
No 775 111 11.3 8.8-14.4 664 88.7 85.6-91.2
Yes 833 260 27.6 23.9-31.6 573 72.4 68.4-76.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 738 218 30.7 27.5-34.1 520 69.3 65.9-72.5
2500+ grams 870 153 19.1 16.5-22.0 717 80.9 78.0-83.5

*Asked of women who went for prenatal care.

#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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