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2012 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

At any time during the 12 months before you got pregnant with your new baby, did you do any of the following things? I WAS REGULARLY TAKING PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION OTHER THAN BIRTH CONTROL

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 610 455 78.6 74.7-82.1 155 21.4 17.9-25.3
Age
< 20 years 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 139 118 86.4 78.3-91.8 21 13.6 8.2-21.7
25-34 years 341 235 73.6 68.0-78.5 106 26.4 21.5-32.0
35+ years 84 63 80.3 69.0-88.2 21 19.7 11.8-31.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 348 247 73.1 67.6-78.1 101 26.9 21.9-32.4
Non-Hispanic Black 142 109 85.9 78.3-91.2 33 14.1 8.8-21.7
Non-Hispanic Other 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 83 69 84.3 73.3-91.3 14 15.7 8.7-26.7
Education
< High School 90 73 85.8 75.6-92.2 17 14.2 7.8-24.4
High School 117 88 76.6 66.7-84.3 29 23.4 15.7-33.3
> High School 403 294 77.5 72.6-81.7 109 22.5 18.3-27.4
Marital Status
Married 367 271 77.0 71.9-81.4 96 23.0 18.6-28.1
Other 243 184 80.8 74.4-85.9 59 19.2 14.1-25.6
WIC recipient
No 285 211 76.6 70.8-81.6 74 23.4 18.4-29.2
Yes 321 242 80.5 75.0-85.1 79 19.5 14.9-25.0
Medicaid recipient
No 317 238 79.0 73.7-83.5 79 21.0 16.5-26.3
Yes 293 217 78.3 72.3-83.3 76 21.7 16.7-27.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 198 129 66.3 59.3-72.6 69 33.7 27.4-40.7
2500+ grams 412 326 79.7 75.5-83.4 86 20.3 16.6-24.5

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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