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2008 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 ? 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 1341 127 9.9 8.2-11.9 1214 90.1 88.1-91.8
Age
< 20 years 145 28 19.1 12.6-27.8 117 80.9 72.2-87.4
20-24 years 312 31 10.4 7.1-15.2 281 89.6 84.8-92.9
25-34 years 678 53 7.8 5.8-10.4 625 92.2 89.6-94.2
35+ years 206 15 9.2 5.5-15.0 191 90.8 85.0-94.5
Race
White 952 86 9.3 7.4-11.7 866 90.7 88.3-92.6
Black 324 31 9.9 6.6-14.6 293 90.1 85.4-93.4
Other 65 10 18.8 10.0-32.6 55 81.2 67.4-90.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 178 25 15.2 10.1-22.3 153 84.8 77.7-89.9
No 1162 102 8.9 7.2-11.0 1060 91.1 89.0-92.8
Education
< High School 257 48 17.3 12.6-23.2 209 82.7 76.8-87.4
High School 361 32 8.3 5.6-12.2 329 91.7 87.8-94.4
> High School 719 47 7.6 5.6-10.1 672 92.4 89.9-94.4
Marital Status
Married 820 63 7.6 5.8-10.0 757 92.4 90.0-94.2
Other 521 64 13.2 10.1-17.0 457 86.8 83.0-89.9
Income
14,999 or less 361 55 15.4 11.4-20.3 306 84.6 79.7-88.6
15,000-24,999 174 18 12.0 7.5-18.8 156 88.0 81.2-92.5
25,000-49,999 263 28 11.8 8.0-17.1 235 88.2 82.9-92.0
50,000 or more 439 18 3.8 2.3- 6.4 421 96.2 93.6-97.7
WIC recipient
No 728 51 6.9 5.1- 9.3 677 93.1 90.7-94.9
Yes 610 76 13.2 10.4-16.7 534 86.8 83.3-89.6
Medicaid recipient
No 632 39 6.7 4.7- 9.3 593 93.3 90.7-95.3
Yes 709 88 12.6 10.0-15.7 621 87.4 84.3-90.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 435 43 10.3 7.7-13.5 392 89.7 86.5-92.3
2500+ grams 906 84 9.8 8.0-12.0 822 90.2 88.0-92.0

*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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

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