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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 ? THE SAFETY OF USING PRESCRIPTION OR OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDICINES DURING PREGNANCY*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 151 59 39.4 30.9-48.7 92 60.6 51.3-69.1
Age
< 20 years 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 30 *** *** *** 20 59.9 37.9-78.5
25-34 years 97 40 37.3 27.4-48.4 57 62.7 51.6-72.6
35+ years 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 96 38 40.0 29.5-51.4 58 60.0 48.6-70.5
Non-Hispanic Black 26 12 45.2 24.1-68.3 14 54.8 31.7-75.9
Non-Hispanic Other 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
> High School 105 50 46.7 36.3-57.5 55 53.3 42.5-63.7
Marital Status
Married 107 43 40.2 30.3-50.9 64 59.8 49.1-69.7
Other 44 16 37.9 22.9-55.8 28 62.1 44.2-77.1
WIC recipient
No 82 37 45.7 34.1-57.7 45 54.3 42.3-65.9
Yes 68 21 32.0 20.3-46.4 47 68.0 53.6-79.7
Medicaid recipient
No 92 40 41.1 30.5-52.5 52 58.9 47.5-69.5
Yes 59 19 36.9 23.4-52.7 40 63.1 47.3-76.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 50 16 30.8 19.5-44.8 34 69.2 55.2-80.5
2500+ grams 101 43 40.3 31.0-50.3 58 59.7 49.7-69.0

*Asked 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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