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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 ? WHAT TO DO IF MY LABOR STARTS EARLY*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1133 200 14.4 12.2-16.8 933 85.6 83.2-87.8
Age
< 20 years 115 23 18.1 11.2-28.0 92 81.9 72.0-88.8
20-24 years 259 35 9.6 6.4-14.2 224 90.4 85.8-93.6
25-34 years 585 106 14.8 11.9-18.3 479 85.2 81.7-88.1
35+ years 174 36 18.3 12.7-25.7 138 81.7 74.3-87.3
Race
White 823 147 14.1 11.7-16.9 676 85.9 83.1-88.3
Black 261 41 12.5 8.4-18.2 220 87.5 81.8-91.6
Other 49 12 30.1 17.5-46.7 37 69.9 53.3-82.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 137 26 12.1 7.5-19.1 111 87.9 80.9-92.5
No 996 174 14.8 12.4-17.4 822 85.2 82.6-87.6
Education
< High School 187 36 12.4 7.9-18.8 151 87.6 81.2-92.1
High School 311 43 10.5 7.2-14.9 268 89.5 85.1-92.8
> High School 631 120 17.4 14.4-21.0 511 82.6 79.0-85.6
Marital Status
Married 702 129 15.1 12.4-18.2 573 84.9 81.8-87.6
Other 431 71 13.4 10.1-17.6 360 86.6 82.4-89.9
Income
14,999 or less 200 36 14.1 9.3-20.8 164 85.9 79.2-90.7
15,000-24,999 266 42 13.0 9.1-18.3 224 87.0 81.7-90.9
25,000-49,999 234 46 14.8 10.4-20.5 188 85.2 79.5-89.6
50,000 or more 377 67 16.5 12.8-21.0 310 83.5 79.0-87.2
WIC recipient
No 605 118 16.2 13.3-19.6 487 83.8 80.4-86.7
Yes 527 82 12.6 9.7-16.3 445 87.4 83.7-90.3
Medicaid recipient
No 569 112 16.5 13.5-20.0 457 83.5 80.0-86.5
Yes 564 88 12.5 9.7-16.1 476 87.5 83.9-90.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 384 92 23.5 19.6-28.0 292 76.5 72.0-80.4
2500+ grams 749 108 13.6 11.3-16.2 641 86.4 83.8-88.7

*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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