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2004 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 1541 1193 76.5 73.6-79.1 335 22.9 20.3-25.7 13 0.6 0.3- 1.4
Age
< 20 years 159 90 55.9 45.5-65.7 68 44.0 34.1-54.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
20-24 years 399 279 70.4 64.3-75.8 116 29.0 23.7-35.0 4 0.6 0.1- 3.0
25-34 years 790 656 81.6 77.9-84.8 128 17.6 14.4-21.2 6 0.8 0.3- 2.3
35+ years 193 168 87.4 79.9-92.3 23 12.4 7.5-19.9 2 0.2 0.1- 0.8
Race
White 1071 861 79.6 76.4-82.5 205 20.0 17.1-23.2 5 0.4 0.1- 1.4
Black 407 288 67.0 60.2-73.1 112 31.7 25.6-38.4 7 1.4 0.4- 4.2
Other 63 44 70.2 54.7-82.1 18 29.3 17.5-44.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 172 95 52.2 43.4-60.9 75 46.0 37.3-54.8 2 1.8 0.5- 6.9
No 1369 1098 80.8 78.0-83.3 260 18.8 16.3-21.6 11 0.4 0.2- 1.1
Education
< High School 307 177 55.6 48.5-62.5 124 42.4 35.6-49.5 6 2.0 0.7- 5.5
High School 442 324 74.1 68.4-79.1 115 25.5 20.5-31.2 3 0.4 0.1- 2.1
> High School 789 689 87.7 84.6-90.2 96 12.2 9.7-15.3 4 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Marital Status
Married 948 823 86.1 83.1-88.6 121 13.5 11.0-16.5 4 0.4 0.1- 1.5
Other 593 370 61.7 56.3-66.7 214 37.4 32.4-42.7 9 1.0 0.3- 2.6
Income
14,999 or less 455 290 63.7 57.8-69.3 159 35.6 30.1-41.6 6 0.7 0.2- 2.6
15,000-24,999 243 171 72.1 64.4-78.7 68 26.2 19.9-33.8 4 1.7 0.5- 5.8
25,000-49,999 312 262 81.4 75.4-86.2 49 18.5 13.7-24.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
50,000 or more 415 399 95.0 91.4-97.1 16 5.0 2.9- 8.6 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 784 676 87.5 84.3-90.2 99 11.5 9.0-14.7 9 0.9 0.4- 2.4
Yes 747 511 65.8 61.3-70.1 232 33.8 29.6-38.3 4 0.3 0.1- 1.7
Medicaid recipient
No 712 650 90.3 87.2-92.8 60 9.4 7.0-12.5 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4
Yes 829 543 65.2 60.9-69.3 275 33.8 29.8-38.1 11 0.9 0.4- 2.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 690 521 72.4 68.9-75.7 160 26.1 22.9-29.6 9 1.5 0.8- 2.8
2500+ grams 851 672 76.8 73.7-79.7 175 22.6 19.8-25.7 4 0.6 0.2- 1.5

* 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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