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2007 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 1662 315 19.2 16.9-21.8 1335 80.1 77.5-82.5 12 0.6 0.3- 1.4
Age
< 20 years 196 61 31.5 23.7-40.6 134 68.4 59.3-76.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
20-24 years 398 89 23.1 18.2-28.7 304 76.4 70.7-81.2 5 0.6 0.1- 2.3
25-34 years 838 133 15.0 12.2-18.3 700 84.0 80.6-87.0 5 1.0 0.4- 2.5
35+ years 230 32 16.1 10.8-23.3 197 83.8 76.6-89.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
Race
White 1145 191 17.4 14.8-20.3 951 82.5 79.5-85.1 3 0.2 0.0- 0.9
Black 443 105 22.8 17.9-28.7 332 75.4 69.4-80.6 6 1.7 0.6- 4.7
Other 74 19 30.8 19.3-45.3 52 66.5 52.1-78.4 3 2.7 0.5-12.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 212 46 24.0 17.8-31.4 165 75.4 67.9-81.6 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3
No 1447 269 18.3 15.9-21.1 1167 81.0 78.2-83.5 11 0.6 0.3- 1.5
Education
< High School 334 87 26.1 20.6-32.6 241 72.7 66.2-78.4 6 1.1 0.4- 3.5
High School 453 101 20.0 15.7-25.1 350 80.0 74.9-84.3 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3
> High School 870 126 15.8 12.9-19.2 740 83.4 80.0-86.4 4 0.8 0.3- 2.2
Marital Status
Married 1009 132 13.1 10.8-15.9 873 86.5 83.7-88.9 4 0.4 0.1- 1.4
Other 653 183 27.8 23.5-32.5 462 71.2 66.5-75.6 8 1.0 0.4- 2.7
Income
14,999 or less 448 130 27.3 22.3-33.0 313 71.4 65.6-76.5 5 1.3 0.4- 3.6
15,000-24,999 256 65 25.6 19.4-33.1 188 73.5 66.0-79.8 3 0.9 0.2- 4.7
25,000-49,999 306 58 20.1 15.0-26.3 246 79.2 72.9-84.4 2 0.7 0.1- 4.3
50,000 or more 538 35 6.9 4.6-10.1 502 93.1 89.9-95.3 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
WIC recipient
No 941 124 14.1 11.5-17.2 808 85.2 82.0-87.9 9 0.8 0.3- 2.0
Yes 707 188 25.6 21.7-29.9 516 73.9 69.6-77.8 3 0.5 0.1- 1.9
Medicaid recipient
No 787 73 9.8 7.5-12.7 709 89.8 86.9-92.2 5 0.4 0.1- 1.5
Yes 875 242 27.1 23.5-31.1 626 72.0 68.0-75.7 7 0.9 0.4- 2.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 766 153 20.7 18.0-23.6 606 78.5 75.5-81.2 7 0.9 0.4- 1.8
2500+ grams 896 162 19.1 16.6-21.9 729 80.3 77.4-82.8 5 0.6 0.3- 1.5

#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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