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2002 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 1523 1209 78.8 76.1-81.3 292 19.9 17.5-22.6 22 1.2 0.7- 2.1
Age
< 20 years 195 116 59.4 50.0-68.1 73 39.0 30.4-48.4 6 1.6 0.4- 5.3
20-24 years 398 290 71.9 66.0-77.1 99 26.2 21.1-32.0 9 1.9 0.8- 4.4
25-34 years 743 639 84.8 81.3-87.8 100 14.4 11.6-17.9 4 0.8 0.3- 2.2
35+ years 187 164 88.4 81.6-92.9 20 10.5 6.2-17.1 3 1.1 0.2- 5.4
Race
White 1053 873 82.7 79.8-85.3 168 16.1 13.6-19.0 12 1.2 0.6- 2.3
Black 397 283 69.2 62.6-75.2 104 29.1 23.3-35.8 10 1.6 0.6- 4.1
Other 73 53 63.7 49.3-76.0 20 36.3 24.0-50.7 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 160 104 59.7 50.1-68.5 49 35.9 27.4-45.4 7 4.4 1.8-10.4
No 1363 1105 81.2 78.5-83.7 243 17.9 15.5-20.7 15 0.8 0.4- 1.6
Education
< High School 339 213 63.3 56.7-69.4 112 33.6 27.7-40.1 14 3.1 1.5- 6.2
High School 434 322 72.9 67.1-78.0 108 25.8 20.8-31.5 4 1.3 0.4- 3.7
> High School 747 672 89.8 86.9-92.2 71 9.9 7.6-12.8 4 0.3 0.1- 1.2
Marital Status
Married 967 855 87.5 84.7-89.8 109 12.3 10.0-15.1 3 0.2 0.0- 1.0
Other 556 354 61.0 55.4-66.2 183 35.7 30.6-41.2 19 3.3 1.8- 5.9
Income
15,999 or less 452 295 64.5 58.5-70.0 145 33.1 27.7-39.0 12 2.4 1.2- 4.9
16,000-24,999 173 128 70.3 60.9-78.2 43 27.7 20.0-37.0 2 2.0 0.5- 7.7
25,000-39,999 205 167 77.1 69.0-83.6 36 21.8 15.5-29.8 2 1.1 0.2- 6.1
40,000 or more 546 516 95.1 92.5-96.9 28 4.8 3.1- 7.5 2 0.1 0.0- 0.2
WIC recipient
No 833 718 86.7 83.6-89.3 97 11.8 9.4-14.8 18 1.5 0.8- 2.8
Yes 676 480 68.9 64.2-73.2 192 30.3 26.0-34.9 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5
Medicaid recipient
No 751 686 90.9 88.1-93.1 59 8.3 6.2-11.1 6 0.8 0.3- 2.1
Yes 772 523 65.4 60.9-69.6 233 32.9 28.7-37.3 16 1.7 0.9- 3.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 683 538 76.3 72.8-79.4 132 21.3 18.4-24.6 13 2.4 1.4- 4.1
2500+ grams 840 671 79.1 76.1-81.7 160 19.8 17.2-22.7 9 1.1 0.6- 2.1

* 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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