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2008 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 1356 1062 77.6 74.9-80.1 278 21.3 18.9-23.9 16 1.1 0.6- 2.0
Age
< 20 years 147 94 62.7 53.1-71.4 50 34.9 26.4-44.4 3 2.5 0.7- 8.4
20-24 years 316 214 67.7 61.5-73.5 96 30.9 25.3-37.1 6 1.4 0.5- 3.9
25-34 years 685 581 83.8 80.3-86.8 101 15.5 12.6-18.9 3 0.7 0.2- 2.1
35+ years 208 173 83.8 77.3-88.7 31 15.1 10.4-21.5 4 1.1 0.3- 4.1
Race
White 963 801 82.2 79.2-84.8 154 17.1 14.5-20.0 8 0.8 0.3- 1.8
Black 328 215 64.0 57.4-70.0 106 33.5 27.6-40.0 7 2.5 1.0- 5.8
Other 65 46 67.4 52.9-79.1 18 32.1 20.4-46.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 188 119 65.9 58.0-73.1 64 31.4 24.5-39.3 5 2.7 1.0- 7.1
No 1167 942 79.8 76.9-82.3 214 19.4 16.9-22.2 11 0.8 0.4- 1.7
Education
< High School 264 166 64.3 57.4-70.6 92 33.8 27.6-40.6 6 2.0 0.7- 5.1
High School 370 262 69.3 63.5-74.5 99 28.6 23.5-34.3 9 2.1 0.9- 4.7
> High School 718 632 88.1 85.1-90.5 85 11.7 9.3-14.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
Marital Status
Married 822 721 88.6 85.9-90.8 99 11.4 9.1-14.1 2 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Other 534 341 61.8 56.9-66.5 179 35.5 31.0-40.4 14 2.6 1.4- 4.8
Income
14,999 or less 376 239 62.3 56.3-67.9 124 34.3 28.8-40.2 13 3.4 1.8- 6.5
15,000-24,999 175 119 68.5 60.1-75.8 55 30.6 23.4-38.9 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1
25,000-49,999 260 222 86.4 81.0-90.4 38 13.6 9.6-19.0 0 0.0 . - .
50,000 or more 439 410 92.8 89.5-95.1 29 7.2 4.9-10.5 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 734 640 87.1 84.0-89.6 85 11.9 9.5-14.9 9 1.0 0.4- 2.3
Yes 613 415 67.0 62.5-71.1 191 31.7 27.6-36.2 7 1.3 0.6- 3.0
Medicaid recipient
No 634 580 91.5 88.7-93.6 52 8.4 6.3-11.2 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4
Yes 722 482 66.0 61.8-69.9 226 32.1 28.2-36.2 14 2.0 1.1- 3.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 444 334 73.3 69.0-77.3 102 24.7 20.8-28.9 8 2.0 1.0- 4.0
2500+ grams 912 728 78.0 75.1-80.6 176 21.0 18.4-23.9 8 1.0 0.5- 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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