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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 ? PRETERM LABOR SIGNS*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 944 161 14.7 12.3-17.4 783 85.3 82.6-87.7
Age
< 20 years 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 235 30 11.6 7.6-17.1 205 88.4 82.9-92.4
25-34 years 497 95 16.2 12.9-20.1 402 83.8 79.9-87.1
35+ years 144 26 15.9 10.2-24.0 118 84.1 76.0-89.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 523 96 15.1 12.0-18.8 427 84.9 81.2-88.0
Non-Hispanic Black 239 29 8.8 5.4-13.9 210 91.2 86.1-94.6
Non-Hispanic Other 53 19 37.2 23.3-53.5 34 62.8 46.5-76.7
Latina 118 15 12.7 7.5-20.7 103 87.3 79.3-92.5
Education
< High School 165 23 10.5 6.1-17.3 142 89.5 82.7-93.9
High School 189 24 11.9 7.6-18.1 165 88.1 81.9-92.4
> High School 589 113 16.8 13.7-20.4 476 83.2 79.6-86.3
Marital Status
Married 556 108 16.8 13.6-20.6 448 83.2 79.4-86.4
Other 387 53 11.5 8.3-15.7 334 88.5 84.3-91.7
WIC recipient
No 462 97 19.1 15.4-23.5 365 80.9 76.5-84.6
Yes 478 63 10.5 7.8-14.0 415 89.5 86.0-92.2
Medicaid recipient
No 406 85 19.3 15.4-24.0 321 80.7 76.0-84.6
Yes 538 76 11.2 8.5-14.6 462 88.8 85.4-91.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 320 69 20.6 16.5-25.3 251 79.4 74.7-83.5
2500+ grams 624 92 14.1 11.6-17.1 532 85.9 82.9-88.4

*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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