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2006 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 1344 258 21.2 18.5-24.3 1080 78.4 75.3-81.2 6 0.4 0.1- 1.3
Age
< 20 years 136 38 34.0 24.5-45.1 98 66.0 54.9-75.5 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 297 86 30.2 23.9-37.2 210 68.9 61.8-75.3 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0
25-34 years 691 110 16.7 13.4-20.7 579 83.1 79.1-86.4 2 0.2 0.0- 1.3
35+ years 220 24 10.9 6.4-18.1 193 88.8 81.6-93.4 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9
Race
White 980 164 18.4 15.4-21.8 812 81.1 77.7-84.1 4 0.5 0.1- 1.8
Black 286 72 29.0 22.4-36.5 214 71.0 63.5-77.6 0 0.0 . - .
Other 78 22 24.4 13.8-39.4 54 75.1 60.2-85.8 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 181 44 22.4 15.6-31.1 137 77.6 68.9-84.4 0 0.0 . - .
No 1163 214 21.0 18.0-24.3 943 78.6 75.2-81.6 6 0.4 0.1- 1.5
Education
< High School 218 57 26.6 19.5-35.1 159 72.8 64.3-79.9 2 0.6 0.1- 3.2
High School 402 96 24.9 19.7-30.9 302 74.3 68.3-79.5 4 0.8 0.2- 4.2
> High School 722 104 16.6 13.4-20.5 618 83.4 79.5-86.6 0 0.0 . - .
Marital Status
Married 880 124 13.9 11.3-17.1 751 85.8 82.6-88.4 5 0.3 0.1- 1.0
Other 464 134 31.7 26.4-37.5 329 67.8 61.9-73.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5
Income
14,999 or less 353 99 26.3 20.8-32.8 250 72.5 66.0-78.2 4 1.2 0.3- 4.4
15,000-24,999 175 53 33.6 25.0-43.3 121 66.3 56.6-74.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
25,000-49,999 259 44 19.1 13.8-25.8 214 80.9 74.1-86.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
50,000 or more 442 37 8.8 6.0-12.9 405 91.2 87.1-94.0 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 753 112 15.8 12.6-19.7 637 83.7 79.8-87.0 4 0.5 0.1- 2.4
Yes 578 144 27.4 23.0-32.4 432 72.3 67.3-76.8 2 0.2 0.0- 1.4
Medicaid recipient
No 674 76 12.9 10.0-16.5 597 87.1 83.5-90.0 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
Yes 670 182 28.4 24.1-33.2 483 70.9 66.2-75.3 5 0.7 0.2- 2.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 595 116 22.2 18.7-26.0 476 77.3 73.5-80.8 3 0.5 0.2- 1.5
2500+ grams 749 142 21.1 18.2-24.5 604 78.5 75.2-81.5 3 0.3 0.1- 1.4

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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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