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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-LOCATION

How far did you travel (one way) to receive prenatal care?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Less than 15 miles 15-30 miles More than 30 miles
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1612 1048 65.9 62.9-68.9 440 27.7 25.0-30.7 124 6.3 5.0- 8.0
Age
< 20 years 219 140 65.8 57.0-73.6 65 30.6 23.1-39.4 14 3.5 1.5- 8.0
20-24 years 428 278 67.0 60.9-72.6 117 26.2 21.1-32.1 33 6.8 4.2-10.6
25-34 years 784 518 66.2 61.8-70.3 207 27.5 23.7-31.7 59 6.3 4.5- 8.8
35+ years 181 112 62.4 52.8-71.1 51 28.4 20.6-37.8 18 9.2 5.1-16.2
Race
White 1095 681 63.6 60.0-67.1 319 29.3 26.0-32.7 95 7.1 5.5- 9.3
Black 458 325 71.0 64.5-76.7 106 24.6 19.3-30.9 27 4.4 2.4- 8.0
Other 59 42 79.2 63.0-89.5 15 17.4 8.2-33.3 2 3.4 0.6-17.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 162 105 63.0 53.2-71.8 46 29.0 21.0-38.6 11 8.0 4.0-15.3
No 1448 942 66.4 63.1-69.4 394 27.6 24.6-30.7 112 6.1 4.7- 7.8
Education
< High School 348 222 66.1 59.2-72.4 97 28.3 22.4-35.1 29 5.5 3.1- 9.6
High School 500 317 62.4 56.5-67.9 146 31.4 26.2-37.1 37 6.2 4.0- 9.5
> High School 760 506 67.7 63.4-71.7 197 25.5 21.8-29.5 57 6.8 4.9- 9.5
Marital Status
Married 1026 644 65.2 61.5-68.8 296 27.6 24.4-31.2 86 7.1 5.4- 9.3
Other 586 404 67.3 61.7-72.4 144 27.9 23.0-33.3 38 4.9 3.0- 7.8
Income
15,999 or less 484 313 63.8 57.7-69.6 135 30.8 25.4-36.8 36 5.3 3.2- 8.8
16,000-24,999 180 114 70.4 61.1-78.2 50 25.4 18.0-34.6 16 4.2 1.8- 9.3
25,000-39,999 248 164 65.4 57.3-72.7 66 29.2 22.3-37.1 18 5.4 2.8-10.1
40,000 or more 553 363 66.3 61.3-70.9 146 26.7 22.4-31.4 44 7.0 4.8-10.1
WIC recipient
No 837 549 65.3 61.1-69.2 220 27.3 23.6-31.2 68 7.5 5.5-10.0
Yes 767 491 66.2 61.6-70.6 220 28.6 24.5-33.1 56 5.2 3.5- 7.6
Medicaid recipient
No 813 534 66.3 62.1-70.2 215 26.6 23.0-30.6 64 7.1 5.2- 9.6
Yes 799 514 65.6 61.0-70.0 225 28.9 24.8-33.4 60 5.5 3.7- 8.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 301 188 62.4 57.2-67.3 80 26.9 22.5-31.8 33 10.7 7.9-14.3
1500 - 2499 grams 485 316 65.4 61.1-69.4 130 26.7 23.0-30.7 39 7.9 5.9-10.6
2500+ grams 826 544 66.0 62.7-69.2 230 27.8 24.8-31.0 52 6.2 4.7- 8.0

#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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