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2004 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 1555 285 17.4 15.1-19.9 1262 82.2 79.7-84.5 8 0.4 0.1- 1.0
Age
< 20 years 162 47 32.1 23.3-42.3 115 67.9 57.7-76.7 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 404 101 22.5 17.8-28.1 299 76.8 71.2-81.6 4 0.6 0.1- 2.9
25-34 years 795 120 13.9 11.2-17.0 672 85.7 82.5-88.4 3 0.4 0.1- 1.5
35+ years 194 17 6.9 3.5-13.0 176 93.0 86.9-96.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
Race
White 1075 171 14.3 11.9-17.0 900 85.5 82.7-87.9 4 0.2 0.0- 1.1
Black 415 99 26.1 20.6-32.5 312 72.9 66.4-78.5 4 1.0 0.3- 3.5
Other 65 15 26.4 15.4-41.4 50 73.6 58.6-84.6 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 171 25 13.6 8.6-20.8 145 86.4 79.2-91.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
No 1384 260 18.1 15.6-20.8 1117 81.5 78.7-84.0 7 0.5 0.2- 1.2
Education
< High School 314 79 21.7 16.5-27.9 234 77.7 71.4-82.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1
High School 443 102 23.1 18.3-28.6 336 76.4 70.9-81.2 5 0.5 0.1- 2.0
> High School 795 104 12.1 9.6-15.1 689 87.7 84.6-90.2 2 0.2 0.0- 1.4
Marital Status
Married 952 133 13.4 11.0-16.2 816 86.4 83.6-88.9 3 0.2 0.0- 1.0
Other 603 152 23.5 19.4-28.3 446 75.8 71.0-80.0 5 0.7 0.2- 2.3
Income
14,999 or less 463 124 24.0 19.4-29.4 336 75.5 70.0-80.2 3 0.5 0.1- 2.8
15,000-24,999 242 60 21.6 15.8-28.8 180 77.7 70.4-83.6 2 0.7 0.1- 4.1
25,000-49,999 317 49 14.8 10.7-20.2 266 84.7 79.2-88.9 2 0.5 0.1- 3.0
50,000 or more 415 31 8.1 5.4-12.0 384 91.9 88.0-94.6 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 788 104 11.6 9.1-14.6 681 88.0 84.9-90.5 3 0.4 0.1- 1.6
Yes 757 177 22.9 19.3-27.0 575 76.7 72.6-80.4 5 0.4 0.1- 1.6
Medicaid recipient
No 715 70 10.5 8.0-13.6 642 89.3 86.1-91.8 3 0.3 0.1- 1.4
Yes 840 215 23.1 19.6-26.9 620 76.5 72.6-79.9 5 0.5 0.1- 1.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 697 147 22.7 19.7-26.0 545 76.6 73.2-79.6 5 0.7 0.3- 1.7
2500+ grams 858 138 16.9 14.5-19.7 717 82.7 79.9-85.2 3 0.4 0.1- 1.1

#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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