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2009 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
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1143 233 22.0 19.3-25.1 910 78.0 74.9-80.7
Age
< 20 years 114 43 36.5 26.6-47.6 71 63.5 52.4-73.4
20-24 years 259 78 33.7 27.2-40.8 181 66.3 59.2-72.8
25-34 years 591 92 16.6 13.4-20.5 499 83.4 79.5-86.6
35+ years 179 20 9.8 5.7-16.2 159 90.2 83.8-94.3
Race
White 830 141 18.9 15.9-22.2 689 81.1 77.8-84.1
Black 262 74 28.9 22.4-36.3 188 71.1 63.7-77.6
Other 51 18 37.9 23.7-54.5 33 62.1 45.5-76.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 142 24 20.1 13.4-28.9 118 79.9 71.1-86.6
No 1001 209 22.4 19.4-25.7 792 77.6 74.3-80.6
Education
< High School 191 57 28.4 21.3-36.8 134 71.6 63.2-78.7
High School 311 84 27.0 21.7-33.1 227 73.0 66.9-78.3
> High School 637 91 16.8 13.6-20.6 546 83.2 79.4-86.4
Marital Status
Married 707 95 14.1 11.4-17.4 612 85.9 82.6-88.6
Other 436 138 33.0 27.9-38.5 298 67.0 61.5-72.1
Income
14,999 or less 199 66 33.1 25.5-41.6 133 66.9 58.4-74.5
15,000-24,999 270 81 31.5 25.5-38.2 189 68.5 61.8-74.5
25,000-49,999 235 46 22.0 16.4-28.9 189 78.0 71.1-83.6
50,000 or more 379 26 7.2 4.6-11.0 353 92.8 89.0-95.4
WIC recipient
No 612 78 13.7 10.8-17.3 534 86.3 82.7-89.2
Yes 530 155 30.5 26.0-35.4 375 69.5 64.6-74.0
Medicaid recipient
No 575 58 10.7 8.1-14.0 517 89.3 86.0-91.9
Yes 568 175 32.0 27.6-36.8 393 68.0 63.2-72.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 389 84 23.4 19.4-28.0 305 76.6 72.0-80.6
2500+ grams 754 149 21.9 18.9-25.2 605 78.1 74.8-81.1

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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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