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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? SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF PRETERM LABOR

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 866 161 16.9 14.1-20.0 705 83.1 80.0-85.9
Age
< 20 years 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 152 36 19.4 13.1-27.8 116 80.6 72.2-86.9
25-34 years 513 90 15.5 12.3-19.4 423 84.5 80.6-87.7
35+ years 162 30 19.5 13.2-27.9 132 80.5 72.1-86.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 474 84 16.5 13.0-20.7 390 83.5 79.3-87.0
Non-Hispanic Black 196 31 10.8 6.5-17.5 165 89.2 82.5-93.5
Non-Hispanic Other 60 16 31.4 18.8-47.6 44 68.6 52.4-81.2
Latina 120 25 18.2 11.8-27.1 95 81.8 72.9-88.2
Education
< High School 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 157 35 21.1 14.8-29.2 122 78.9 70.8-85.2
> High School 592 110 16.5 13.3-20.3 482 83.5 79.7-86.7
Marital Status
Married 586 107 17.8 14.5-21.7 479 82.2 78.3-85.5
Other 280 54 15.1 10.8-20.8 226 84.9 79.2-89.2
WIC recipient
No 527 104 18.4 14.8-22.6 423 81.6 77.4-85.2
Yes 328 53 14.1 10.2-19.1 275 85.9 80.9-89.8
Medicaid recipient
No 545 110 19.3 15.7-23.5 435 80.7 76.5-84.3
Yes 321 51 13.3 9.5-18.3 270 86.7 81.7-90.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 300 67 22.5 18.1-27.6 233 77.5 72.4-81.9
2500+ grams 566 94 16.4 13.5-19.8 472 83.6 80.2-86.5

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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