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2015 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? DOING TESTS TO SCREEN FOR BIRTH DEFECTS OR DISEASES THAT RUN IN MY FAMILY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 864 77 9.4 7.3-12.0 787 90.6 88.0-92.7
Age
< 20 years 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 152 *** *** *** *** *** ***
25-34 years 512 50 10.3 7.7-13.7 462 89.7 86.3-92.3
35+ years 161 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 472 38 9.2 6.4-12.9 434 90.8 87.1-93.6
Non-Hispanic Black 195 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 60 *** *** *** 50 78.9 64.1-88.7
Latina 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 153 16 11.6 6.6-19.5 137 88.4 80.5-93.4
> High School 593 51 8.5 6.3-11.4 542 91.5 88.6-93.7
Marital Status
Married 586 50 9.6 7.1-12.8 536 90.4 87.2-92.9
Other 278 27 8.9 5.7-13.8 251 91.1 86.2-94.3
WIC recipient
No 529 53 11.1 8.4-14.7 476 88.9 85.3-91.6
Yes 324 22 7.0 4.2-11.3 302 93.0 88.7-95.8
Medicaid recipient
No 545 51 10.3 7.7-13.8 494 89.7 86.2-92.3
Yes 319 26 7.9 5.0-12.3 293 92.1 87.7-95.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 298 22 7.4 4.9-11.0 276 92.6 89.0-95.1
2500+ grams 566 55 9.5 7.3-12.3 511 90.5 87.7-92.7

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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