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2012 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-CONTENT

Before you got pregnant with your new baby, did a doctor, nurse orother health care worker talk with you about any of the things listed below ? GETTING COUNSELING FOR ANY GENETIC DISEASES THAT RUN IN THE FAMILY*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 152 106 71.4 62.4-79.0 46 28.6 21.0-37.6
Age
< 20 years 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 31 17 56.5 35.0-75.8 14 43.5 24.2-65.0
25-34 years 97 73 76.3 65.8-84.4 24 23.7 15.6-34.2
35+ years 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 96 72 78.9 68.3-86.7 24 21.1 13.3-31.7
Non-Hispanic Black 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 19 11 54.9 31.2-76.7 *** *** ***
Education
< High School 21 *** *** *** 11 43.5 21.6-68.2
High School 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
> High School 106 80 75.6 64.8-83.9 26 24.4 16.1-35.2
Marital Status
Married 107 79 74.2 63.9-82.4 28 25.8 17.6-36.1
Other 45 27 65.9 48.1-80.0 18 34.1 20.0-51.9
WIC recipient
No 82 63 78.8 67.7-86.9 19 21.2 13.1-32.3
Yes 69 42 62.8 48.5-75.2 27 37.2 24.8-51.5
Medicaid recipient
No 92 71 75.4 64.2-84.0 21 24.6 16.0-35.8
Yes 60 35 65.3 49.8-78.2 25 34.7 21.8-50.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 50 31 60.9 46.5-73.6 19 39.1 26.4-53.5
2500+ grams 102 75 72.4 62.5-80.5 27 27.6 19.5-37.5

*AAsked of mothers who talked with health care professional about improving health before pregnancy.

For 2012, N.C. PRAMS only collected data on May through December births. Additionally, the overall weighted response ratewas 51%.

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

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

Note: New data entry/data processing system introduced starting with 2012 PRAMS data.
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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