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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 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 1138 120 10.0 8.2-12.2 1018 90.0 87.8-91.8
Age
< 20 years 114 20 18.4 11.2-28.7 94 81.6 71.3-88.8
20-24 years 262 28 7.4 4.6-11.8 234 92.6 88.2-95.4
25-34 years 587 60 9.9 7.5-13.0 527 90.1 87.0-92.5
35+ years 175 12 8.2 4.5-14.3 163 91.8 85.7-95.5
Race
White 828 83 10.3 8.1-12.9 745 89.7 87.1-91.9
Black 260 25 6.6 3.8-11.2 235 93.4 88.8-96.2
Other 50 12 24.8 13.2-41.9 38 75.2 58.1-86.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 142 17 11.9 7.1-19.3 125 88.1 80.7-92.9
No 996 103 9.7 7.7-12.0 893 90.3 88.0-92.3
Education
< High School 190 33 16.0 10.6-23.3 157 84.0 76.7-89.4
High School 311 40 10.7 7.5-15.2 271 89.3 84.8-92.5
> High School 633 47 7.4 5.4-10.0 586 92.6 90.0-94.6
Marital Status
Married 703 65 8.7 6.7-11.4 638 91.3 88.6-93.3
Other 435 55 11.8 8.6-15.9 380 88.2 84.1-91.4
Income
14,999 or less 203 34 16.6 11.2-23.9 169 83.4 76.1-88.8
15,000-24,999 265 30 9.1 5.9-13.7 235 90.9 86.3-94.1
25,000-49,999 235 18 5.9 3.3-10.3 217 94.1 89.7-96.7
50,000 or more 377 33 9.9 7.0-13.9 344 90.1 86.1-93.0
WIC recipient
No 607 57 9.0 6.8-11.9 550 91.0 88.1-93.2
Yes 530 62 10.8 8.0-14.3 468 89.2 85.7-92.0
Medicaid recipient
No 573 50 8.8 6.5-11.8 523 91.2 88.2-93.5
Yes 565 70 11.1 8.4-14.5 495 88.9 85.5-91.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 388 48 13.4 10.3-17.3 340 86.6 82.7-89.7
2500+ grams 750 72 9.7 7.7-12.1 678 90.3 87.9-92.3

*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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