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2002 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 1543 267 17.6 15.3-20.1 1268 82.1 79.6-84.4 8 0.3 0.1- 0.8
Age
< 20 years 200 55 28.1 20.6-37.1 144 71.7 62.7-79.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.0
20-24 years 402 90 23.3 18.5-28.8 309 76.6 71.0-81.4 3 0.2 0.1- 0.5
25-34 years 751 106 14.6 11.8-18.0 642 85.1 81.7-87.9 3 0.3 0.1- 1.4
35+ years 190 16 6.8 3.6-12.5 173 92.3 86.3-95.8 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1
Race
White 1059 159 15.2 12.7-17.9 896 84.5 81.7-87.0 4 0.3 0.1- 1.2
Black 409 88 22.5 17.4-28.6 318 77.3 71.2-82.4 3 0.2 0.1- 0.6
Other 75 20 30.8 19.6-44.8 54 69.0 55.1-80.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 161 31 18.9 12.7-27.3 128 80.0 71.5-86.4 2 1.1 0.2- 6.2
No 1382 236 17.4 15.0-20.1 1140 82.4 79.7-84.8 6 0.2 0.1- 0.7
Education
< High School 345 81 22.8 17.8-28.8 260 76.5 70.5-81.6 4 0.7 0.2- 2.7
High School 443 85 21.7 17.1-27.1 355 77.8 72.4-82.5 3 0.5 0.1- 2.4
> High School 752 101 12.7 10.1-15.9 650 87.3 84.1-89.9 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1
Marital Status
Married 977 115 12.5 10.2-15.2 861 87.5 84.8-89.8 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1
Other 566 152 27.9 23.3-33.1 407 71.2 66.0-75.9 7 0.9 0.3- 2.6
Income
15,999 or less 461 117 26.3 21.5-31.9 337 73.0 67.4-77.9 7 0.7 0.2- 2.2
16,000-24,999 173 40 22.5 15.6-31.3 133 77.5 68.7-84.4 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-39,999 205 34 20.8 14.6-28.7 171 79.2 71.3-85.4 0 0.0 . - .
40,000 or more 550 46 7.4 5.2-10.5 504 92.6 89.5-94.8 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 838 118 13.9 11.3-17.1 715 85.6 82.4-88.3 5 0.5 0.1- 1.5
Yes 691 148 22.3 18.6-26.5 540 77.6 73.4-81.3 3 0.1 0.0- 0.3
Medicaid recipient
No 756 69 9.9 7.6-12.8 686 90.1 87.2-92.4 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
Yes 787 198 25.9 22.2-30.1 582 73.4 69.3-77.3 7 0.6 0.2- 1.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 692 121 18.4 15.7-21.5 565 80.5 77.4-83.4 6 1.0 0.5- 2.2
2500+ grams 851 146 17.5 15.1-20.2 703 82.3 79.5-84.7 2 0.2 0.1- 1.0

#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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