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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

Preconception Health Indicators Women 18-44

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 TO BE CHECKED OR TREATED FOR FOR DEPRESSION OR ANXIETY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1122 963 87.0 84.5-89.1 159 13.0 10.9-15.5
Age
18-19 years 85 71 87.7 76.7-93.9 14 12.3 6.1-23.3
20-24 years 267 233 88.8 83.5-92.5 34 11.2 7.5-16.5
25-34 years 595 508 85.9 82.3-88.8 87 14.1 11.2-17.7
35-44 years 175 151 87.3 80.4-92.0 24 12.7 8.0-19.6
Race
White 822 694 86.2 83.3-88.6 128 13.8 11.4-16.7
Black 250 221 88.4 82.2-92.6 29 11.6 7.4-17.8
Other 50 48 94.1 79.2-98.5 2 5.9 1.5-20.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 142 133 92.6 85.7-96.3 9 7.4 3.7-14.3
No 980 830 85.9 83.2-88.3 150 14.1 11.7-16.8
Education
< High School 167 141 85.7 78.0-91.0 26 14.3 9.0-22.0
High School 317 271 87.8 83.0-91.3 46 12.2 8.7-17.0
> High School 634 547 86.9 83.6-89.6 87 13.1 10.4-16.4
Marital Status
Married 709 615 87.4 84.3-89.9 94 12.6 10.1-15.7
Other 413 348 86.4 82.0-89.8 65 13.6 10.2-18.0
Income
14,999 or less 316 262 86.2 81.2-90.1 54 13.8 9.9-18.8
15,000-24,999 151 131 86.7 79.0-91.9 20 13.3 8.1-21.0
25,000-49,999 228 199 88.4 82.6-92.4 29 11.6 7.6-17.4
50,000 or more 373 325 87.6 83.3-90.9 48 12.4 9.1-16.7
WIC recipient
No 612 527 86.9 83.5-89.6 85 13.1 10.4-16.5
Yes 508 434 87.0 83.2-90.1 74 13.0 9.9-16.8
Medicaid recipient
No 569 493 87.2 83.8-90.0 76 12.8 10.0-16.2
Yes 553 470 86.8 83.1-89.8 83 13.2 10.2-16.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 381 315 83.0 78.9-86.4 66 17.0 13.6-21.1
2500+ grams 741 648 87.3 84.6-89.6 93 12.7 10.4-15.4

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009. The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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 20APR12

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