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Table 4 The association between selected pregnancy outcomes and health behaviors for supportive versus unsupportive partners (referent)

From: Partner support in a cohort of African American families and its influence on pregnancy outcomes and prenatal health behaviors

  Unsupportive partnersaN = 318 Supportive partners N = 331
    Crude Adjusted
Pregnancy outcome/health behavior PRb 95% CIc PR 95%CI PR 95%CI
Pretermd Referent -- 0.74 0.52, 1.05 0.80 0.56, 1.15
Low birth weighte Referent -- 0.71 0.47, 1.08 0.77 0.48, 1.26
Adequate prenatal caref Referent -- 1.13 0.89, 1.44 1.20 0.94, 1.52
Prenatal smokingg Referent -- 0.81 0.59, 1.12 0.91 0.66, 1.26
Prenatal drug useh Referent -- 0.73 0.48, 1.10 0.92 0.61, 1.38
  1. aUsing the median score on the partner support scale as the cut-point.
  2. bPR = prevalence ratio.
  3. cCI = confidence interval.
  4. dAdjusted for the family resource scale.
  5. eAdjusted for emotional abuse and the family resource scale.
  6. fAdjusted for Medicaid and welfare.
  7. gAdjusted for Medicaid, welfare, the family resource scale, and drug use.
  8. hAdjusted for the family resource scale and smoking.