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Location: New Jersey
Topic: Preconception counseling by income
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Preconception counseling by income: New Jersey, 2011

Note: Vertical lines in graph represent 95% confidence intervals.
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• In New Jersey in 2011, 17.3% of mothers in households with an annual income of less than $10,000 had preconception counseling before pregnancy, compared to 17.7% in $10,000-$24,999, 15.0% in $25,000-$49,999 and 22.2% in $50,000 and over. 


  • Preconception counseling: mother reported a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talked with her before her most recent pregnancy about healthy lifestyle behaviors and prevention strategies, including taking vitamins with folic acid and controlling medical conditions like diabetes.
  • Due to methodological changes, data are only available beginning in 2009.
  • For more information about the availability of PRAMS data by state and year, refer to the Calculations page.


  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System.
  • Retrieved May 30, 2020, from