Rhode Island


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Location: Rhode Island
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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: Rhode Island, 2011

Note: Vertical lines in graph represent 95% confidence intervals.
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• In Rhode Island in 2011, 84.7% 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 91.6% of white mothers, 87.9% of black mothers, and 87.2% of mothers of other races/ethnicities. 

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 19, 2018, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.