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2014 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 VISITED A HEALTH CARE WORKER AND WAS CHECKED FOR HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 970 679 70.3 66.8-73.6 291 29.7 26.4-33.2
Age
< 20 years 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 214 159 73.8 66.3-80.1 55 26.2 19.9-33.7
25-34 years 539 377 70.7 66.0-75.0 162 29.3 25.0-34.0
35+ years 168 101 59.5 50.6-67.8 67 40.5 32.2-49.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 508 367 73.7 69.2-77.8 141 26.3 22.2-30.8
Non-Hispanic Black 192 119 61.8 53.2-69.8 73 38.2 30.2-46.8
Non-Hispanic Other 59 42 70.0 53.9-82.3 17 30.0 17.7-46.1
Latina 190 137 70.6 62.5-77.6 53 29.4 22.4-37.5
Education
< High School 178 136 72.3 63.5-79.7 42 27.7 20.3-36.5
High School 191 135 72.9 65.0-79.6 56 27.1 20.4-35.0
> High School 600 408 68.9 64.4-73.0 192 31.1 27.0-35.6
Marital Status
Married 587 399 68.6 64.1-72.7 188 31.4 27.3-35.9
Other 383 280 73.1 67.3-78.2 103 26.9 21.8-32.7
WIC recipient
No 557 392 71.5 67.0-75.6 165 28.5 24.4-33.0
Yes 398 278 68.8 63.0-74.0 120 31.2 26.0-37.0
Medicaid recipient
No 593 408 70.2 65.8-74.3 185 29.8 25.7-34.2
Yes 377 271 70.5 64.6-75.7 106 29.5 24.3-35.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 339 236 70.3 65.2-75.0 103 29.7 25.0-34.8
2500+ grams 631 443 70.3 66.6-73.9 188 29.7 26.1-33.4

The overall weighted response rate in 2014 was 55%. It fell short of the 60% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

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

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
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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