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2014 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-CONTENT

During any of your prenatal care or new baby doctor visits, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk with you about the following? PLACING YOUR BABY TO SLEEP ON HIS OR HER BACK OR SIDE

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 957 58 4.9 3.6- 6.7 899 95.1 93.3-96.4
Age
< 20 years 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 210 19 7.2 4.1-12.4 191 92.8 87.6-95.9
25-34 years 534 25 3.9 2.4- 6.1 509 96.1 93.9-97.6
35+ years 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 505 30 4.7 3.1- 7.2 475 95.3 92.8-96.9
Non-Hispanic Black 185 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 188 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 172 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 189 *** *** *** *** *** ***
> High School 595 29 4.1 2.6- 6.3 566 95.9 93.7-97.4
Marital Status
Married 584 30 5.0 3.3- 7.4 554 95.0 92.6-96.7
Other 373 28 4.8 2.9- 7.9 345 95.2 92.1-97.1
WIC recipient
No 553 37 5.6 3.8- 8.2 516 94.4 91.8-96.2
Yes 396 21 4.1 2.4- 6.9 375 95.9 93.1-97.6
Medicaid recipient
No 584 30 4.2 2.7- 6.5 554 95.8 93.5-97.3
Yes 373 28 6.0 3.8- 9.2 345 94.0 90.8-96.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 334 28 8.5 5.9-12.1 306 91.5 87.9-94.1
2500+ grams 623 30 4.6 3.2- 6.6 593 95.4 93.4-96.8

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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