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2010 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 968 745 80.1 77.1-82.8 223 19.9 17.2-22.9
Age
< 20 years 84 64 78.4 66.2-87.0 20 21.6 13.0-33.8
20-24 years 221 181 84.5 78.4-89.2 40 15.5 10.8-21.6
25-34 years 505 402 82.7 78.7-86.0 103 17.3 14.0-21.3
35+ years 158 98 63.8 54.6-72.1 60 36.2 27.9-45.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 596 438 77.6 73.6-81.1 158 22.4 18.9-26.4
Non-Hispanic Black 203 160 79.1 71.4-85.2 43 20.9 14.8-28.6
Non-Hispanic Other 50 40 81.9 66.7-91.1 10 18.1 8.9-33.3
Latina 113 103 93.0 85.9-96.7 10 7.0 3.3-14.1
Education
< High School 153 127 85.0 76.8-90.7 26 15.0 9.3-23.2
High School 251 199 81.4 75.4-86.2 52 18.6 13.8-24.6
> High School 561 418 77.8 73.8-81.4 143 22.2 18.6-26.2
Marital Status
Married 618 462 78.4 74.6-81.8 156 21.6 18.2-25.4
Other 350 283 82.6 77.5-86.8 67 17.4 13.2-22.5
WIC recipient
No 524 390 77.7 73.5-81.4 134 22.3 18.6-26.5
Yes 437 349 82.3 77.8-86.1 88 17.7 13.9-22.2
Medicaid recipient
No 475 345 75.5 71.0-79.6 130 24.5 20.4-29.0
Yes 493 400 83.7 79.6-87.2 93 16.3 12.8-20.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 323 228 72.0 66.9-76.6 95 28.0 23.4-33.1
2500+ grams 645 517 80.8 77.6-83.7 128 19.2 16.3-22.4

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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.

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