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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

At any time during the 12 months before you got pregnant with your new baby, did you do any of the following things? I WAS REGULARLY TAKING PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION OTHER THAN BIRTH CONTROL

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1158 877 77.7 74.8-80.3 281 22.3 19.7-25.2
Age
< 20 years 119 102 83.2 72.9-90.0 17 16.8 10.0-27.1
20-24 years 266 224 85.1 79.6-89.3 42 14.9 10.7-20.4
25-34 years 593 434 75.5 71.3-79.2 159 24.5 20.8-28.7
35+ years 180 117 68.0 59.8-75.3 63 32.0 24.7-40.2
Race
White 834 604 75.0 71.6-78.2 230 25.0 21.8-28.4
Black 270 235 88.1 82.3-92.2 35 11.9 7.8-17.7
Other 54 38 65.4 49.2-78.7 16 34.6 21.3-50.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 143 114 77.4 68.8-84.3 29 22.6 15.7-31.2
No 1015 763 77.8 74.7-80.6 252 22.2 19.4-25.3
Education
< High School 197 159 79.5 71.8-85.6 38 20.5 14.4-28.2
High School 319 257 82.9 77.8-87.1 62 17.1 12.9-22.2
> High School 638 458 73.9 69.9-77.6 180 26.1 22.4-30.1
Marital Status
Married 710 513 75.3 71.6-78.6 197 24.7 21.4-28.4
Other 448 364 81.0 76.3-85.0 84 19.0 15.0-23.7
Income
14,999 or less 212 171 81.1 73.8-86.7 41 18.9 13.3-26.2
15,000-24,999 271 214 79.5 73.5-84.4 57 20.5 15.6-26.5
25,000-49,999 235 184 80.7 74.3-85.7 51 19.3 14.3-25.7
50,000 or more 377 260 72.7 67.5-77.4 117 27.3 22.6-32.5
WIC recipient
No 617 442 74.8 70.8-78.4 175 25.2 21.6-29.2
Yes 538 432 80.5 76.3-84.2 106 19.5 15.8-23.7
Medicaid recipient
No 575 405 72.9 68.6-76.8 170 27.1 23.2-31.4
Yes 583 472 81.8 77.8-85.2 111 18.2 14.8-22.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 398 291 75.2 70.9-79.1 107 24.8 20.9-29.1
2500+ grams 760 586 77.9 74.8-80.8 174 22.1 19.2-25.2

~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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