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2015 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? IF SOMEONE WAS HURTING YOU EMOTIONALLY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 874 286 31.3 27.7-35.0 588 68.7 65.0-72.3
Age
< 20 years 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 155 52 34.3 25.7-44.0 103 65.7 56.0-74.3
25-34 years 517 168 30.1 25.8-34.9 349 69.9 65.1-74.2
35+ years 162 55 34.2 26.2-43.3 107 65.8 56.7-73.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 480 168 34.0 29.2-39.1 312 66.0 60.9-70.8
Non-Hispanic Black 201 48 18.2 12.6-25.7 153 81.8 74.3-87.4
Non-Hispanic Other 59 20 36.8 23.4-52.6 39 63.2 47.4-76.6
Latina 118 41 33.3 24.3-43.8 77 66.7 56.2-75.7
Education
< High School 113 34 28.6 19.3-40.0 79 71.4 60.0-80.7
High School 164 45 26.4 19.1-35.2 119 73.6 64.8-80.9
> High School 591 204 33.6 29.4-38.2 387 66.4 61.8-70.6
Marital Status
Married 584 205 35.1 30.7-39.8 379 64.9 60.2-69.3
Other 290 81 24.5 18.9-31.0 209 75.5 69.0-81.1
WIC recipient
No 531 191 34.7 30.2-39.6 340 65.3 60.4-69.8
Yes 331 92 27.0 21.6-33.1 239 73.0 66.9-78.4
Medicaid recipient
No 545 198 37.1 32.5-42.0 347 62.9 58.0-67.5
Yes 329 88 23.1 18.0-29.0 241 76.9 71.0-82.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 310 101 32.3 27.3-37.7 209 67.7 62.3-72.7
2500+ grams 564 185 31.2 27.4-35.3 379 68.8 64.7-72.6

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.

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