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Table 7 Characteristics of African American pregnant women by rates of not completing the postpartum final interview

From: Recruitment and retention of low-income minority women in a behavioral intervention to reduce smoking, depression, and intimate partner violence during pregnancy

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