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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? SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF PRETERM LABOR

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 940 152 14.4 12.0-17.2 788 85.6 82.8-88.0
Age
< 20 years 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 204 26 11.8 7.5-17.9 178 88.2 82.1-92.5
25-34 years 529 83 13.7 10.7-17.5 446 86.3 82.5-89.3
35+ years 161 33 18.7 12.9-26.4 128 81.3 73.6-87.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 501 77 13.4 10.3-17.1 424 86.6 82.9-89.7
Non-Hispanic Black 183 28 14.9 9.7-22.3 155 85.1 77.7-90.3
Non-Hispanic Other 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 181 33 16.5 11.2-23.6 148 83.5 76.4-88.8
Education
< High School 164 34 20.8 14.3-29.3 130 79.2 70.7-85.7
High School 182 24 11.5 7.1-18.0 158 88.5 82.0-92.9
> High School 593 94 13.8 10.9-17.3 499 86.2 82.7-89.1
Marital Status
Married 577 94 14.7 11.7-18.3 483 85.3 81.7-88.3
Other 363 58 14.0 10.3-18.8 305 86.0 81.2-89.7
WIC recipient
No 540 93 16.1 12.8-20.1 447 83.9 79.9-87.2
Yes 389 58 12.5 9.1-16.8 331 87.5 83.2-90.9
Medicaid recipient
No 572 95 15.0 11.9-18.6 477 85.0 81.4-88.1
Yes 368 57 13.7 10.0-18.4 311 86.3 81.6-90.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 329 65 19.6 15.6-24.4 264 80.4 75.6-84.4
2500+ grams 611 87 14.0 11.4-17.0 524 86.0 83.0-88.6

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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