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2015 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 894 614 72.2 68.7-75.6 280 27.8 24.4-31.3
Age
< 20 years 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 159 130 82.4 73.8-88.6 29 17.6 11.4-26.2
25-34 years 527 358 71.3 66.6-75.6 169 28.7 24.4-33.4
35+ years 166 90 56.7 47.8-65.2 76 43.3 34.8-52.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 484 351 74.7 70.1-78.9 133 25.3 21.1-29.9
Non-Hispanic Black 209 124 67.8 59.5-75.1 85 32.2 24.9-40.5
Non-Hispanic Other 61 43 65.9 50.0-78.9 18 34.1 21.1-50.0
Latina 124 85 71.8 61.9-80.0 39 28.2 20.0-38.1
Education
< High School 120 81 65.8 54.3-75.6 39 34.2 24.4-45.7
High School 166 126 82.8 75.6-88.3 40 17.2 11.7-24.4
> High School 602 403 70.0 65.6-74.0 199 30.0 26.0-34.4
Marital Status
Married 594 392 69.0 64.6-73.1 202 31.0 26.9-35.4
Other 300 222 77.9 71.6-83.2 78 22.1 16.8-28.4
WIC recipient
No 541 352 67.9 63.2-72.3 189 32.1 27.7-36.8
Yes 340 253 78.0 72.3-82.8 87 22.0 17.2-27.7
Medicaid recipient
No 555 363 68.9 64.3-73.1 192 31.1 26.9-35.7
Yes 339 251 77.0 71.0-82.0 88 23.0 18.0-29.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 320 208 65.4 60.0-70.4 112 34.6 29.6-40.0
2500+ grams 574 406 72.9 69.0-76.4 168 27.1 23.6-31.0

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 26OCT17

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