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2011 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 952 727 78.1 74.9-81.0 225 21.9 19.0-25.1
Age
< 20 years 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 235 196 85.1 78.9-89.7 39 14.9 10.3-21.1
25-34 years 499 369 75.6 71.1-79.7 130 24.4 20.3-28.9
35+ years 148 104 71.8 62.6-79.5 44 28.2 20.5-37.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 521 372 74.4 70.0-78.4 149 25.6 21.6-30.0
Non-Hispanic Black 246 198 82.4 75.7-87.5 48 17.6 12.5-24.3
Non-Hispanic Other 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 124 107 84.8 76.3-90.7 17 15.2 9.3-23.7
Education
< High School 173 140 78.3 70.0-84.7 33 21.7 15.3-30.0
High School 192 154 83.8 76.7-89.0 38 16.2 11.0-23.3
> High School 586 432 75.9 71.7-79.6 154 24.1 20.4-28.3
Marital Status
Married 558 413 76.6 72.4-80.4 145 23.4 19.6-27.6
Other 393 314 80.5 75.5-84.8 79 19.5 15.2-24.5
WIC recipient
No 462 344 76.7 72.1-80.8 118 23.3 19.2-27.9
Yes 485 379 79.6 75.0-83.5 106 20.4 16.5-25.0
Medicaid recipient
No 407 292 73.7 68.5-78.2 115 26.3 21.8-31.5
Yes 545 435 81.4 77.2-84.9 110 18.6 15.1-22.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 324 234 73.7 68.7-78.2 90 26.3 21.8-31.3
2500+ grams 628 493 78.5 75.0-81.6 135 21.5 18.4-25.0

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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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