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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-TIMING

First Trimester Entry into Prenatal Care*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
YES NO NO PNC
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1630 1320 80.8 78.1-83.2 289 18.8 16.4-21.5 21 0.4 0.2- 0.9
Age
< 20 years 223 142 66.0 57.2-73.9 76 33.7 25.9-42.6 5 0.3 0.1- 0.6
20-24 years 431 337 75.4 69.5-80.5 90 24.2 19.1-30.0 4 0.5 0.1- 2.1
25-34 years 791 683 86.8 83.4-89.6 99 12.7 10.0-16.1 9 0.4 0.1- 1.5
35+ years 185 158 86.0 77.7-91.6 24 13.7 8.1-22.0 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1
Race
White 1103 925 82.7 79.7-85.4 169 17.0 14.3-20.0 9 0.3 0.1- 1.0
Black 468 353 77.5 71.4-82.6 103 21.7 16.7-27.8 12 0.8 0.3- 2.1
Other 59 42 63.9 47.2-77.8 17 36.1 22.2-52.8 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 168 108 62.9 53.2-71.6 57 35.9 27.3-45.6 3 1.2 0.2- 6.7
No 1460 1211 83.4 80.7-85.8 231 16.4 14.0-19.1 18 0.3 0.1- 0.6
Education
< High School 355 230 64.9 57.9-71.3 116 34.3 27.9-41.2 9 0.9 0.3- 3.2
High School 505 399 76.9 71.5-81.6 98 22.6 18.0-28.0 8 0.5 0.1- 1.8
> High School 765 686 90.8 87.8-93.0 75 9.2 6.9-12.1 4 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Marital Status
Married 1034 909 86.8 83.8-89.2 118 12.8 10.4-15.7 7 0.4 0.1- 1.3
Other 596 411 69.5 64.0-74.4 171 30.2 25.2-35.6 14 0.3 0.2- 0.6
Income
15,999 or less 503 351 70.3 64.4-75.6 139 29.3 24.0-35.2 13 0.4 0.2- 0.8
16,000-24,999 179 137 74.7 65.4-82.2 40 24.1 16.8-33.3 2 1.2 0.2- 7.6
25,000-39,999 248 216 87.9 81.6-92.3 31 12.0 7.7-18.4 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
40,000 or more 549 518 93.7 90.7-95.8 29 6.0 4.0- 8.9 2 0.3 0.0- 1.8
WIC recipient
No 843 754 90.4 87.5-92.7 75 9.0 6.8-11.8 14 0.6 0.2- 1.7
Yes 776 560 70.9 66.4-75.0 210 29.0 24.9-33.5 6 0.1 0.0- 0.3
Medicaid recipient
No 811 743 90.6 87.7-92.9 66 9.2 6.9-12.1 2 0.2 0.0- 1.2
Yes 819 577 70.3 65.8-74.5 223 29.0 24.9-33.5 19 0.6 0.2- 1.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 317 259 81.1 76.7-84.8 44 14.2 11.0-18.2 14 4.7 2.9- 7.5
1500 - 2499 grams 488 379 75.0 70.9-78.8 104 23.6 19.9-27.7 5 1.4 0.6- 3.2
2500+ grams 825 682 81.2 78.2-83.8 141 18.6 16.0-21.5 2 0.2 0.1- 1.0

* How many weeks or months pregnant were you when you had your first visit for prenatal care? Do not count a visit that was only for a pregnancy test or only for WIC (Women, Infants, and Children's Nutrition Program).

#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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