Table 7

Characteristics of African American pregnant women by rates of not completing the postpartum final interview

Subgroup

Socio-demographic characteristics# of African American pregnant women

% not completing postpartum interview

N


1. Very high rates of non completion (> 40%)

1.1

Not receiving WIC

47.3

184

1.2

Single, HS or less, drug user, 23–27 years old

40.7

27

2. High rates of non completion (30–40%)

2.1

< HS, drug user, < 28 years of age, alcohol user

38.1

21

2.2

Not working, drug user, 23–27 years of age

36.4

33

2.3

< 28 years old, alcohol user, receiving Medicaid

32.1

106

2.4

With 4+ children < 18 years living at home

31.3

67

3. Low rates of non completion (< 10%)

3.1

With < 4 children below 18 years living at home, 28+ years, alcohol user

5.4

74

3.2

< 28 years, alcohol user, no Medicaid

5.7

35

3.3

WIC recipient, HS or less, single, drug user, 18–22 or 28+ years

7.1

70

3.4

WIC recipient, at least some college

8.1

173

3.5

WIC recipient, less than HS, single, not drug user, Medicaid recipient

8.3

12

3.6

28+ years, alcohol user

8.5

82


# Socio-demographic characteristics are those identified at baseline interview.

El-Khorazaty et al. BMC Public Health 2007 7:233   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-7-233

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