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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 with you about ? HOW USING ILLEGAL DRUGS COULD AFFECT MY BABY*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 944 311 32.9 29.6-36.5 633 67.1 63.5-70.4
Age
< 20 years 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 234 56 26.1 20.0-33.3 178 73.9 66.7-80.0
25-34 years 499 187 38.2 33.5-43.1 312 61.8 56.9-66.5
35+ years 143 60 39.9 31.0-49.5 83 60.1 50.5-69.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 521 209 39.2 34.5-44.0 312 60.8 56.0-65.5
Non-Hispanic Black 240 46 18.7 13.4-25.4 194 81.3 74.6-86.6
Non-Hispanic Other 53 21 40.2 25.8-56.4 32 59.8 43.6-74.2
Latina 119 33 27.6 19.7-37.2 86 72.4 62.8-80.3
Education
< High School 168 27 17.0 11.2-25.0 141 83.0 75.0-88.8
High School 188 37 20.3 14.3-27.9 151 79.7 72.1-85.7
> High School 587 247 42.7 38.3-47.4 340 57.3 52.6-61.7
Marital Status
Married 555 245 43.9 39.3-48.7 310 56.1 51.3-60.7
Other 388 65 16.7 12.8-21.6 323 83.3 78.4-87.2
WIC recipient
No 460 218 47.8 42.7-53.0 242 52.2 47.0-57.3
Yes 480 92 19.2 15.3-23.6 388 80.8 76.4-84.7
Medicaid recipient
No 406 195 47.8 42.4-53.3 211 52.2 46.7-57.6
Yes 538 116 21.9 18.0-26.2 422 78.1 73.8-82.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 320 93 27.3 22.8-32.4 227 72.7 67.6-77.2
2500+ grams 624 218 33.4 29.8-37.2 406 66.6 62.8-70.2

*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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