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2015 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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During your most recent pregnancy, did you take a class or classes to prepare for childbirth and learn what to expect during labor and delivery?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 891 689 77.0 73.6-80.2 202 23.0 19.8-26.4
Age
< 20 years 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 158 134 81.5 72.4-88.1 24 18.5 11.9-27.6
25-34 years 526 398 75.5 71.0-79.5 128 24.5 20.5-29.0
35+ years 165 125 78.2 70.2-84.5 40 21.8 15.5-29.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 483 364 74.8 70.0-79.1 119 25.2 20.9-30.0
Non-Hispanic Black 206 158 75.0 66.2-82.1 48 25.0 17.9-33.8
Non-Hispanic Other 62 47 75.5 61.5-85.6 15 24.5 14.4-38.5
Latina 124 108 87.4 78.8-92.9 16 12.6 7.1-21.2
Education
< High School 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 166 143 83.8 75.2-89.8 23 16.2 10.2-24.8
> High School 600 437 72.1 67.7-76.1 163 27.9 23.9-32.3
Marital Status
Married 593 437 72.8 68.4-76.7 156 27.2 23.3-31.6
Other 298 252 84.6 78.4-89.3 46 15.4 10.7-21.6
WIC recipient
No 541 397 73.4 69.0-77.4 144 26.6 22.6-31.0
Yes 339 284 81.7 75.7-86.4 55 18.3 13.6-24.3
Medicaid recipient
No 554 404 73.1 68.7-77.1 150 26.9 22.9-31.3
Yes 337 285 82.6 76.6-87.3 52 17.4 12.7-23.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 321 263 82.7 78.3-86.4 58 17.3 13.6-21.7
2500+ grams 570 426 76.5 72.7-79.9 144 23.5 20.1-27.3

The overall weighted response rate in 2015 was 51%. It fell short of the 55% 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.

This page was generated on 30OCT17

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