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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-TIMING

Did you get prenatal care as early in your pregnancy as you wanted?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES DID NOT WANT
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1824 387 19.1 16.8-21.6 1430 80.6 78.1-82.9 7 0.3 0.1- 0.8
Age
< 20 years 230 73 28.3 21.2-36.8 156 70.7 62.2-78.0 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3
20-24 years 487 140 29.8 24.7-35.6 346 70.1 64.4-75.3 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
25-34 years 894 146 12.3 9.8-15.4 743 87.4 84.3-89.9 5 0.3 0.1- 1.1
35+ years 213 28 12.0 7.2-19.5 185 88.0 80.5-92.8 0 0.0 . - .
Race
White 1215 222 17.2 14.6-20.1 989 82.5 79.6-85.1 4 0.3 0.1- 1.1
Black 551 148 23.5 18.7-29.2 400 76.3 70.7-81.2 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4
Other 58 17 31.1 17.3-49.4 41 68.9 50.6-82.7 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 145 33 18.2 11.7-27.2 111 80.6 71.4-87.3 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0
No 1678 354 19.2 16.8-21.9 1318 80.6 78.0-83.0 6 0.2 0.0- 0.6
Education
< High School 394 110 25.0 19.7-31.1 282 74.4 68.3-79.8 2 0.6 0.1- 3.2
High School 601 152 24.2 19.9-29.1 444 75.4 70.5-79.7 5 0.4 0.1- 1.7
> High School 827 123 12.4 9.8-15.6 704 87.6 84.4-90.2 0 0.0 . - .
Marital Status
Married 1164 188 15.1 12.6-18.0 973 84.7 81.8-87.2 3 0.2 0.0- 0.8
Other 660 199 26.9 22.5-31.9 457 72.6 67.6-77.1 4 0.5 0.1- 2.1
Income
15,999 or less 537 163 26.3 21.5-31.7 369 73.1 67.7-77.9 5 0.6 0.1- 2.5
16,000-24,999 243 70 28.1 21.3-36.1 172 71.2 63.2-78.1 1 0.7 0.1- 4.5
25,000-39,999 264 55 21.2 15.4-28.4 209 78.8 71.6-84.6 0 0.0 . - .
40,000 or more 614 58 8.0 5.7-11.2 555 92.0 88.8-94.3 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
WIC recipient
No 978 162 13.4 10.8-16.5 809 86.1 83.0-88.7 7 0.5 0.2- 1.6
Yes 836 221 25.2 21.5-29.3 615 74.8 70.7-78.5 0 0.0 . - .
Medicaid recipient
No 895 120 12.5 9.9-15.6 772 87.2 84.1-89.8 3 0.3 0.1- 1.5
Yes 929 267 25.7 22.1-29.7 658 74.0 70.0-77.7 4 0.2 0.1- 1.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 362 93 27.5 23.4-32.0 268 72.2 67.7-76.3 1 0.3 0.1- 1.9
1500 - 2499 grams 577 133 23.3 20.1-26.9 440 76.0 72.4-79.2 4 0.7 0.3- 1.8
2500+ grams 885 161 18.7 16.2-21.4 722 81.1 78.4-83.6 2 0.2 0.1- 0.9

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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