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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? PLACING YOUR BABY TO SLEEP ON HIS OR HER BACK OR SIDE

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 873 79 8.3 6.3-10.7 794 91.7 89.3-93.7
Age
< 20 years 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 153 20 11.7 6.8-19.4 133 88.3 80.6-93.2
25-34 years 517 40 7.8 5.4-11.0 477 92.2 89.0-94.6
35+ years 162 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 479 31 6.2 4.0- 9.5 448 93.8 90.5-96.0
Non-Hispanic Black 202 22 8.2 4.7-13.9 180 91.8 86.1-95.3
Non-Hispanic Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 116 15 13.8 8.0-22.7 101 86.2 77.3-92.0
Education
< High School 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 164 17 10.9 6.2-18.4 147 89.1 81.6-93.8
> High School 590 48 6.8 4.9- 9.5 542 93.2 90.5-95.1
Marital Status
Married 583 50 8.5 6.1-11.7 533 91.5 88.3-93.9
Other 290 29 7.9 5.0-12.2 261 92.1 87.8-95.0
WIC recipient
No 530 44 8.0 5.6-11.4 486 92.0 88.6-94.4
Yes 331 35 8.9 6.0-13.2 296 91.1 86.8-94.0
Medicaid recipient
No 545 52 9.1 6.6-12.5 493 90.9 87.5-93.4
Yes 328 27 7.1 4.4-11.2 301 92.9 88.8-95.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 310 35 11.5 8.4-15.6 275 88.5 84.4-91.6
2500+ grams 563 44 8.0 5.9-10.7 519 92.0 89.3-94.1

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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