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2014 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-CONTENT

During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse or other health care worker talk with you about? DOING TESTS TO SCREEN FOR BIRTH DEFECTS OR DISEASES THAT RUN IN MY FAMILY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 946 91 10.1 7.9-12.7 855 89.9 87.3-92.1
Age
< 20 years 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 204 31 18.7 13.0-26.1 173 81.3 73.9-87.0
25-34 years 535 37 5.9 4.0- 8.8 498 94.1 91.2-96.0
35+ years 161 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 502 43 8.0 5.6-11.3 459 92.0 88.7-94.4
Non-Hispanic Black 185 20 13.7 8.5-21.3 165 86.3 78.7-91.5
Non-Hispanic Other 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 184 20 10.5 6.4-16.8 164 89.5 83.2-93.6
Education
< High School 168 28 20.2 13.5-29.0 140 79.8 71.0-86.5
High School 182 20 12.4 7.6-19.5 162 87.6 80.5-92.4
> High School 595 43 6.4 4.5- 9.1 552 93.6 90.9-95.5
Marital Status
Married 579 47 7.8 5.6-10.7 532 92.2 89.3-94.4
Other 367 44 13.7 9.8-18.8 323 86.3 81.2-90.2
WIC recipient
No 543 44 9.1 6.5-12.5 499 90.9 87.5-93.5
Yes 391 47 11.8 8.4-16.3 344 88.2 83.7-91.6
Medicaid recipient
No 577 41 7.3 5.1-10.2 536 92.7 89.8-94.9
Yes 369 50 14.0 10.2-19.0 319 86.0 81.0-89.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 329 34 10.9 7.9-15.0 295 89.1 85.0-92.1
2500+ grams 617 57 10.0 7.7-12.8 560 90.0 87.2-92.3

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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