Alabama


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Location: Alabama
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Topic: Discussion about birth defects screening by race/ethnicity
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Discussion about birth defects screening by race/ethnicity: Alabama, 2003

Note: Vertical lines in graph represent 95% confidence intervals. Certain categories are not shown due to small numbers or missing data.
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• In Alabama in 2003, 64.1% of Hispanic mothers who received prenatal care reported a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talked with them about birth defects screening, compared to 87.4% of white mothers, and 89.7% of mothers of black. 

Footnotes

  • All race categories exclude Hispanics.
  • Other include races/ethnicities other than Hispanic, white or black.
  • Discussion about birth defects screening: mother reported a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talked to her during any of her prenatal care visits about doing tests to screen for birth defects or diseases that run in her family. Only reported for mothers who received prenatal care.
  • For more information about the availability of PRAMS data by state and year, refer to the Calculations page.

Source

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System.
  • Retrieved October 16, 2018, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.