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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 ? WHAT YOU MIGHT DO WITH A CRYING BABY*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 952 241 25.6 22.5-28.9 711 74.4 71.1-77.5
Age
< 20 years 70 13 22.1 12.6-36.0 57 77.9 64.0-87.4
20-24 years 234 44 19.4 14.1-26.1 190 80.6 73.9-85.9
25-34 years 502 145 29.2 24.9-33.9 357 70.8 66.1-75.1
35+ years 146 39 24.8 17.6-33.7 107 75.2 66.3-82.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 524 150 28.2 24.1-32.8 374 71.8 67.2-75.9
Non-Hispanic Black 242 52 22.7 16.8-30.0 190 77.3 70.0-83.2
Non-Hispanic Other 54 11 24.7 13.3-41.2 43 75.3 58.8-86.7
Latina 122 26 19.7 13.2-28.4 96 80.3 71.6-86.8
Education
< High School 171 29 19.3 13.2-27.4 142 80.7 72.6-86.8
High School 190 35 17.2 11.8-24.2 155 82.8 75.8-88.2
> High School 591 177 30.7 26.6-35.2 414 69.3 64.8-73.4
Marital Status
Married 561 163 28.7 24.6-33.1 398 71.3 66.9-75.4
Other 390 77 20.8 16.4-26.0 313 79.2 74.0-83.6
WIC recipient
No 466 142 30.9 26.3-35.9 324 69.1 64.1-73.7
Yes 483 98 20.4 16.5-24.9 385 79.6 75.1-83.5
Medicaid recipient
No 410 123 29.6 24.9-34.8 287 70.4 65.2-75.1
Yes 542 118 22.6 18.7-27.0 424 77.4 73.0-81.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 324 75 22.3 18.2-27.1 249 77.7 72.9-81.8
2500+ grams 628 166 25.8 22.5-29.4 462 74.2 70.6-77.5

*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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