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2009 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 to you about ? THE BACTERIA GROUP B STREP (OR BETA STREP) THAT MOTHERS CAN PASS TO THEIR NEWBORNS DURING BIRTH*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1152 263 18.7 16.2-21.5 889 81.3 78.5-83.8
Age
< 20 years 116 32 20.9 13.3-31.1 84 79.1 68.9-86.7
20-24 years 267 74 24.7 19.1-31.3 193 75.3 68.7-80.9
25-34 years 593 114 15.4 12.3-19.0 479 84.6 81.0-87.7
35+ years 176 43 18.4 12.8-25.8 133 81.6 74.2-87.2
Race
White 834 168 17.1 14.4-20.3 666 82.9 79.7-85.6
Black 265 78 22.1 16.6-28.7 187 77.9 71.3-83.4
Other 53 17 27.7 15.9-43.8 36 72.3 56.2-84.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 144 62 39.3 30.8-48.6 82 60.7 51.4-69.2
No 1008 201 15.0 12.7-17.8 807 85.0 82.2-87.3
Education
< High School 193 77 31.5 24.3-39.8 116 68.5 60.2-75.7
High School 315 84 21.7 17.0-27.4 231 78.3 72.6-83.0
> High School 640 101 12.3 9.7-15.5 539 87.7 84.5-90.3
Marital Status
Married 710 119 14.0 11.3-17.1 591 86.0 82.9-88.7
Other 442 144 25.3 20.8-30.4 298 74.7 69.6-79.2
Income
14,999 or less 215 80 32.2 25.1-40.2 135 67.8 59.8-74.9
15,000-24,999 272 70 21.2 16.2-27.2 202 78.8 72.8-83.8
25,000-49,999 236 44 14.1 9.7-20.0 192 85.9 80.0-90.3
50,000 or more 378 51 10.2 7.3-14.1 327 89.8 85.9-92.7
WIC recipient
No 617 102 13.9 11.0-17.3 515 86.1 82.7-89.0
Yes 533 161 23.7 19.8-28.2 372 76.3 71.8-80.2
Medicaid recipient
No 576 82 11.2 8.6-14.5 494 88.8 85.5-91.4
Yes 576 181 25.3 21.4-29.7 395 74.7 70.3-78.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 396 146 38.3 33.6-43.2 250 61.7 56.8-66.4
2500+ grams 756 117 17.0 14.4-20.0 639 83.0 80.0-85.6

*Asked of women who went for prenatal care.

~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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