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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 ? PRETERM LABOR SIGNS*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1137 214 16.5 14.2-19.1 923 83.5 80.9-85.8
Age
< 20 years 115 21 15.8 9.4-25.4 94 84.2 74.6-90.6
20-24 years 261 34 10.6 7.2-15.4 227 89.4 84.6-92.8
25-34 years 587 117 18.5 15.2-22.3 470 81.5 77.7-84.8
35+ years 174 42 20.7 14.8-28.2 132 79.3 71.8-85.2
Race
White 825 162 17.6 14.9-20.6 663 82.4 79.4-85.1
Black 261 36 10.1 6.5-15.4 225 89.9 84.6-93.5
Other 51 16 34.1 20.8-50.4 35 65.9 49.6-79.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 141 27 15.6 10.1-23.4 114 84.4 76.6-89.9
No 996 187 16.7 14.2-19.5 809 83.3 80.5-85.8
Education
< High School 191 35 13.4 8.7-20.1 156 86.6 79.9-91.3
High School 312 49 13.6 9.8-18.4 263 86.4 81.6-90.2
> High School 630 129 19.5 16.3-23.2 501 80.5 76.8-83.7
Marital Status
Married 703 142 18.2 15.3-21.6 561 81.8 78.4-84.7
Other 434 72 14.2 10.8-18.5 362 85.8 81.5-89.2
Income
14,999 or less 202 32 13.2 8.6-19.7 170 86.8 80.3-91.4
15,000-24,999 266 49 15.0 10.8-20.4 217 85.0 79.6-89.2
25,000-49,999 234 46 16.9 12.1-23.0 188 83.1 77.0-87.9
50,000 or more 377 76 20.4 16.2-25.3 301 79.6 74.7-83.8
WIC recipient
No 605 132 19.4 16.2-23.1 473 80.6 76.9-83.8
Yes 531 82 13.7 10.6-17.5 449 86.3 82.5-89.4
Medicaid recipient
No 570 120 19.7 16.4-23.5 450 80.3 76.5-83.6
Yes 567 94 13.8 10.8-17.4 473 86.2 82.6-89.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 387 85 21.5 17.7-25.9 302 78.5 74.1-82.3
2500+ grams 750 129 16.1 13.6-18.9 621 83.9 81.1-86.4

*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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