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2001 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 1647 299 18.5 16.1-21.1 1340 81.4 78.8-83.8 8 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Age
< 20 years 228 59 29.1 21.7-37.8 167 70.8 62.1-78.2 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5
20-24 years 436 101 23.8 18.9-29.4 333 76.1 70.4-80.9 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5
25-34 years 797 113 14.0 11.2-17.5 681 85.9 82.5-88.8 3 0.1 0.0- 0.2
35+ years 186 26 11.2 6.4-18.9 159 88.7 81.0-93.5 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
Race
White 1119 192 17.4 14.8-20.4 925 82.6 79.6-85.2 2 0.0 0.0- 0.1
Black 469 101 22.4 17.3-28.5 362 77.3 71.2-82.5 6 0.3 0.1- 0.7
Other 59 6 12.9 5.2-28.5 53 87.1 71.5-94.8 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 173 43 26.1 18.6-35.2 130 73.9 64.8-81.4 0 0.0 . - .
No 1472 255 17.4 14.9-20.1 1209 82.5 79.8-85.0 8 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Education
< High School 361 84 23.0 17.6-29.4 273 76.8 70.4-82.2 4 0.2 0.1- 0.6
High School 511 103 24.2 19.5-29.6 406 75.7 70.3-80.4 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4
> High School 770 111 12.7 10.0-16.0 657 87.3 84.0-90.0 2 0.0 0.0- 0.2
Marital Status
Married 1044 156 16.2 13.6-19.3 887 83.7 80.7-86.4 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
Other 603 143 22.7 18.4-27.8 453 77.1 72.0-81.4 7 0.2 0.1- 0.4
Income
15,999 or less 503 130 26.3 21.2-32.0 369 73.6 67.8-78.7 4 0.1 0.0- 0.4
16,000-24,999 181 37 22.1 15.2-31.0 143 77.8 68.9-84.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
25,000-39,999 249 46 20.5 14.7-27.8 202 79.4 72.1-85.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9
40,000 or more 553 57 9.5 6.9-13.0 496 90.5 87.0-93.1 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 851 116 13.1 10.4-16.3 730 86.8 83.6-89.5 5 0.1 0.0- 0.3
Yes 786 180 24.0 20.2-28.2 603 75.9 71.7-79.7 3 0.1 0.0- 0.3
Medicaid recipient
No 818 105 12.9 10.3-16.1 713 87.1 83.9-89.7 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 829 194 24.3 20.5-28.6 627 75.5 71.2-79.3 8 0.2 0.1- 0.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 319 73 23.1 19.1-27.7 242 75.6 70.9-79.7 4 1.3 0.5- 3.2
1500 - 2499 grams 492 77 17.1 13.9-20.8 411 81.9 78.1-85.1 4 1.0 0.4- 2.7
2500+ grams 836 149 18.5 16.0-21.3 687 81.5 78.7-84.0 0 0.0 . - .

#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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