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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 ? MEDICINES THAT ARE SAFE TO TAKE DURING MY PREGNANCY*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1341 116 8.3 6.8-10.2 1225 91.7 89.8-93.2
Age
< 20 years 146 13 9.1 4.8-16.6 133 90.9 83.4-95.2
20-24 years 314 30 8.2 5.4-12.4 284 91.8 87.6-94.6
25-34 years 675 59 8.6 6.4-11.3 616 91.4 88.7-93.6
35+ years 206 14 6.8 3.9-11.8 192 93.2 88.2-96.1
Race
White 951 84 8.2 6.5-10.4 867 91.8 89.6-93.5
Black 325 25 7.3 4.6-11.4 300 92.7 88.6-95.4
Other 65 7 14.0 6.5-27.4 58 86.0 72.6-93.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 178 23 12.3 7.8-19.0 155 87.7 81.0-92.2
No 1162 93 7.6 6.0- 9.5 1069 92.4 90.5-94.0
Education
< High School 255 33 12.1 8.2-17.5 222 87.9 82.5-91.8
High School 362 36 9.1 6.2-13.1 326 90.9 86.9-93.8
> High School 720 47 6.3 4.6- 8.5 673 93.7 91.5-95.4
Marital Status
Married 816 74 8.7 6.7-11.1 742 91.3 88.9-93.3
Other 525 42 7.8 5.5-10.9 483 92.2 89.1-94.5
Income
14,999 or less 360 35 8.7 5.8-12.7 325 91.3 87.3-94.2
15,000-24,999 173 21 11.5 7.1-18.2 152 88.5 81.8-92.9
25,000-49,999 263 29 11.3 7.7-16.5 234 88.7 83.5-92.3
50,000 or more 439 21 4.6 2.9- 7.3 418 95.4 92.7-97.1
WIC recipient
No 729 52 7.2 5.3- 9.6 677 92.8 90.4-94.7
Yes 608 64 9.6 7.2-12.7 544 90.4 87.3-92.8
Medicaid recipient
No 631 43 6.3 4.5- 8.8 588 93.7 91.2-95.5
Yes 710 73 9.9 7.7-12.8 637 90.1 87.2-92.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 437 45 10.4 7.9-13.6 392 89.6 86.4-92.1
2500+ grams 904 71 8.1 6.5-10.1 833 91.9 89.9-93.5

*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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

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