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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

WELL BABY CARE VISITS

Was your new baby seen by a doctor, nurse,or other health care worker for a one week check-up after he or she was born?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1125 58 5.6 4.2- 7.4 1067 94.4 92.6-95.8
Age
< 20 years 110 9 9.7 4.6-19.2 101 90.3 80.8-95.4
20-24 years 258 18 7.4 4.4-12.2 240 92.6 87.8-95.6
25-34 years 586 25 4.5 2.9- 6.9 561 95.5 93.1-97.1
35+ years 171 6 3.1 1.3- 7.5 165 96.9 92.5-98.7
Race
White 817 42 5.1 3.6- 7.2 775 94.9 92.8-96.4
Black 257 13 6.0 3.2-11.1 244 94.0 88.9-96.8
Other 51 3 10.7 3.5-28.2 48 89.3 71.8-96.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 144 12 7.9 4.2-14.4 132 92.1 85.6-95.8
No 981 46 5.1 3.7- 7.1 935 94.9 92.9-96.3
Education
< High School 189 17 10.4 6.2-17.1 172 89.6 82.9-93.8
High School 302 18 5.1 2.9- 8.8 284 94.9 91.2-97.1
> High School 632 23 4.1 2.6- 6.3 609 95.9 93.7-97.4
Marital Status
Married 700 33 5.0 3.4- 7.2 667 95.0 92.8-96.6
Other 425 25 6.4 4.1-10.0 400 93.6 90.0-95.9
Income
14,999 or less 203 16 9.5 5.4-16.1 187 90.5 83.9-94.6
15,000-24,999 268 13 4.1 2.2- 7.8 255 95.9 92.2-97.8
25,000-49,999 228 16 7.8 4.5-13.0 212 92.2 87.0-95.5
50,000 or more 372 12 3.7 2.0- 6.6 360 96.3 93.4-98.0
WIC recipient
No 604 24 4.3 2.8- 6.5 580 95.7 93.5-97.2
Yes 519 34 6.9 4.7-10.1 485 93.1 89.9-95.3
Medicaid recipient
No 566 26 5.4 3.6- 8.0 540 94.6 92.0-96.4
Yes 559 32 5.8 3.8- 8.6 527 94.2 91.4-96.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 374 18 5.1 3.2- 7.9 356 94.9 92.1-96.8
2500+ grams 751 40 5.6 4.1- 7.6 711 94.4 92.4-95.9

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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 28JUL11

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