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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 ? BEING A HEALTHY WEIGHT BEFORE PREGNANCY*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 152 50 34.7 26.6-43.9 102 65.3 56.1-73.4
Age
< 20 years 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
25-34 years 97 35 37.4 27.3-48.7 62 62.6 51.3-72.7
35+ years 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 96 32 35.2 25.3-46.7 64 64.8 53.3-74.7
Non-Hispanic Black 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
> High School 106 36 38.1 28.3-49.1 70 61.9 50.9-71.7
Marital Status
Married 107 38 36.9 27.3-47.7 69 63.1 52.3-72.7
Other 45 12 30.4 17.0-48.3 33 69.6 51.7-83.0
WIC recipient
No 82 30 37.5 26.7-49.7 52 62.5 50.3-73.3
Yes 69 20 31.7 20.2-45.9 49 68.3 54.1-79.8
Medicaid recipient
No 92 33 37.3 27.1-48.9 59 62.7 51.1-72.9
Yes 60 17 30.8 18.6-46.4 43 69.2 53.6-81.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 50 13 26.7 16.0-40.9 37 73.3 59.1-84.0
2500+ grams 102 37 35.5 26.6-45.4 65 64.5 54.6-73.4

*Asked of women who went for prenatal care.

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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