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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 with you about ? WHAT TO DO IF MY LABOR STARTS EARLY*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1626 276 14.3 12.3-16.5 1350 85.7 83.5-87.7
Age
< 20 years 188 33 16.4 10.6-24.3 155 83.6 75.7-89.4
20-24 years 388 55 10.0 6.9-14.2 333 90.0 85.8-93.1
25-34 years 821 144 15.1 12.3-18.4 677 84.9 81.6-87.7
35+ years 229 44 18.1 12.8-25.0 185 81.9 75.0-87.2
Race
White 1127 204 14.6 12.3-17.2 923 85.4 82.8-87.7
Black 430 58 13.0 9.2-18.1 372 87.0 81.9-90.8
Other 69 14 16.9 8.8-30.2 55 83.1 69.8-91.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 205 31 12.2 7.9-18.4 174 87.8 81.6-92.1
No 1418 244 14.7 12.6-17.2 1174 85.3 82.8-87.4
Education
< High School 322 46 13.8 9.7-19.4 276 86.2 80.6-90.3
High School 445 70 11.8 8.5-16.0 375 88.2 84.0-91.5
> High School 853 159 16.1 13.3-19.3 694 83.9 80.7-86.7
Marital Status
Married 994 178 15.4 12.9-18.3 816 84.6 81.7-87.1
Other 632 98 12.8 9.8-16.6 534 87.2 83.4-90.2
Income
14,999 or less 429 67 10.9 7.7-15.1 362 89.1 84.9-92.3
15,000-24,999 251 51 18.3 13.0-25.1 200 81.7 74.9-87.0
25,000-49,999 302 47 13.9 9.7-19.5 255 86.1 80.5-90.3
50,000 or more 536 98 16.6 13.1-20.8 438 83.4 79.2-86.9
WIC recipient
No 928 183 17.8 14.9-21.0 745 82.2 79.0-85.1
Yes 690 92 10.1 7.6-13.2 598 89.9 86.8-92.4
Medicaid recipient
No 775 145 17.1 14.1-20.6 630 82.9 79.4-85.9
Yes 851 131 12.0 9.5-15.0 720 88.0 85.0-90.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 746 151 19.6 17.0-22.5 595 80.4 77.5-83.0
2500+ grams 880 125 13.8 11.7-16.3 755 86.2 83.7-88.3

*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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