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2012 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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During your most recent pregnancy, did you take a class or classes to prepare for childbirth and learn what to expect during labor and delivery?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 610 458 76.7 72.7-80.3 152 23.3 19.7-27.3
Age
< 20 years 46 34 69.7 53.1-82.4 12 30.3 17.6-46.9
20-24 years 139 105 77.1 67.9-84.3 34 22.9 15.7-32.1
25-34 years 342 252 77.0 71.7-81.5 90 23.0 18.5-28.3
35+ years 83 67 80.8 69.0-88.8 16 19.2 11.2-31.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 349 262 77.7 72.6-82.1 87 22.3 17.9-27.4
Non-Hispanic Black 140 101 70.7 60.3-79.3 39 29.3 20.7-39.7
Non-Hispanic Other 30 18 61.2 40.6-78.5 12 38.8 21.5-59.4
Latina 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 90 75 79.4 67.4-87.8 15 20.6 12.2-32.6
High School 116 92 77.1 66.6-85.0 24 22.9 15.0-33.4
> High School 404 291 75.9 71.0-80.2 113 24.1 19.8-29.0
Marital Status
Married 368 268 75.6 70.6-80.0 100 24.4 20.0-29.4
Other 242 190 78.2 71.2-83.9 52 21.8 16.1-28.8
WIC recipient
No 286 205 74.9 69.2-79.9 81 25.1 20.1-30.8
Yes 321 251 78.4 72.5-83.4 70 21.6 16.6-27.5
Medicaid recipient
No 318 225 74.6 69.1-79.4 93 25.4 20.6-30.9
Yes 292 233 78.9 72.7-84.1 59 21.1 15.9-27.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 197 147 76.4 70.1-81.8 50 23.6 18.2-29.9
2500+ grams 413 311 76.7 72.4-80.6 102 23.3 19.4-27.6

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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