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2009 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 1158 929 77.3 74.2-80.1 215 21.7 18.9-24.7 14 1.0 0.5- 2.0
Age
< 20 years 118 70 58.3 47.3-68.5 44 38.7 28.7-49.7 4 3.0 0.9- 9.6
20-24 years 268 198 70.3 63.3-76.4 65 28.4 22.3-35.3 5 1.3 0.4- 4.2
25-34 years 593 498 80.9 76.8-84.5 90 18.4 14.9-22.5 5 0.7 0.2- 2.1
35+ years 179 163 92.6 86.3-96.1 16 7.4 3.9-13.7 0 0.0 . - .
Race
White 841 703 80.4 77.0-83.5 134 19.0 16.0-22.4 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7
Black 263 187 68.6 61.0-75.3 69 29.4 22.9-36.9 7 2.0 0.7- 5.5
Other 54 39 71.7 55.2-83.8 12 25.0 13.5-41.8 3 3.3 0.8-12.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 149 98 64.4 55.2-72.6 49 33.8 25.8-42.9 2 1.8 0.5- 7.2
No 1009 831 79.7 76.5-82.7 166 19.4 16.5-22.6 12 0.8 0.4- 1.8
Education
< High School 198 120 58.0 49.5-66.0 75 39.5 31.6-47.9 3 2.5 0.8- 7.6
High School 316 225 71.4 65.2-76.8 83 27.6 22.2-33.8 8 1.0 0.4- 2.5
> High School 640 580 88.2 84.8-91.0 57 11.4 8.6-14.8 3 0.4 0.1- 1.5
Marital Status
Married 712 634 87.5 84.3-90.2 73 11.9 9.3-15.1 5 0.6 0.2- 1.7
Other 446 295 63.4 57.8-68.6 142 35.1 29.9-40.6 9 1.5 0.6- 3.7
Income
14,999 or less 212 126 54.1 45.8-62.2 76 42.0 34.0-50.4 10 3.9 1.7- 8.6
15,000-24,999 273 198 70.5 63.9-76.4 72 28.9 23.1-35.6 3 0.5 0.1- 2.1
25,000-49,999 234 197 84.4 78.0-89.1 37 15.6 10.9-22.0 0 0.0 . - .
50,000 or more 379 366 95.8 92.5-97.7 13 4.2 2.3- 7.5 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 619 556 87.9 84.4-90.8 57 11.5 8.7-15.0 6 0.6 0.2- 1.9
Yes 537 373 67.0 62.1-71.6 157 31.7 27.2-36.6 7 1.2 0.5- 3.0
Medicaid recipient
No 576 535 92.1 88.9-94.4 40 7.9 5.6-11.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
Yes 582 394 64.6 59.8-69.1 175 33.6 29.1-38.4 13 1.8 0.9- 3.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 395 316 78.1 73.7-82.0 71 19.5 15.8-23.8 8 2.3 1.2- 4.5
2500+ grams 763 613 77.3 73.9-80.3 144 21.9 18.9-25.2 6 0.9 0.4- 2.0

*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.)

~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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