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2011 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 to you about ? THE BACTERIA GROUP B STREP (OR BETA STREP) THAT MOTHERS CAN PASS TO THEIR NEWBORNS DURING BIRTH*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 954 212 17.9 15.2-20.8 742 82.1 79.2-84.8
Age
< 20 years 69 19 29.0 18.0-43.3 50 71.0 56.7-82.0
20-24 years 235 62 22.0 16.5-28.7 173 78.0 71.3-83.5
25-34 years 503 90 13.3 10.4-16.9 413 86.7 83.1-89.6
35+ years 147 41 21.2 14.5-29.9 106 78.8 70.1-85.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 526 81 11.2 8.4-14.6 445 88.8 85.4-91.6
Non-Hispanic Black 241 69 22.8 17.0-29.7 172 77.2 70.3-83.0
Non-Hispanic Other 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 124 50 37.0 28.2-46.8 74 63.0 53.2-71.8
Education
< High School 170 59 31.8 24.2-40.5 111 68.2 59.5-75.8
High School 191 47 22.0 15.9-29.6 144 78.0 70.4-84.1
> High School 592 105 11.5 9.0-14.5 487 88.5 85.5-91.0
Marital Status
Married 562 100 13.1 10.3-16.5 462 86.9 83.5-89.7
Other 391 112 24.8 20.1-30.2 279 75.2 69.8-79.9
WIC recipient
No 470 78 11.8 8.9-15.5 392 88.2 84.5-91.1
Yes 482 132 23.2 19.1-27.9 350 76.8 72.1-80.9
Medicaid recipient
No 410 58 8.4 6.0-11.6 352 91.6 88.4-94.0
Yes 544 154 24.9 20.8-29.3 390 75.1 70.7-79.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 323 116 37.1 31.8-42.7 207 62.9 57.3-68.2
2500+ grams 631 96 16.2 13.4-19.4 535 83.8 80.6-86.6

*Asked of women who went for prenatal care.

~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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