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2014 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 963 158 17.4 14.7-20.5 805 82.6 79.5-85.3
Age
< 20 years 48 14 33.0 19.0-50.8 34 67.0 49.2-81.0
20-24 years 211 44 18.6 13.3-25.5 167 81.4 74.5-86.7
25-34 years 538 78 16.2 12.8-20.4 460 83.8 79.6-87.2
35+ years 166 22 14.5 9.3-22.0 144 85.5 78.0-90.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 508 84 16.9 13.4-21.0 424 83.1 79.0-86.6
Non-Hispanic Black 189 37 20.6 14.4-28.5 152 79.4 71.5-85.6
Non-Hispanic Other 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 188 23 14.4 9.2-21.7 165 85.6 78.3-90.8
Education
< High School 174 34 24.1 17.0-33.0 140 75.9 67.0-83.0
High School 187 31 15.7 10.3-23.1 156 84.3 76.9-89.7
> High School 601 93 16.2 13.0-20.0 508 83.8 80.0-87.0
Marital Status
Married 580 72 14.3 11.2-18.0 508 85.7 82.0-88.8
Other 383 86 22.3 17.6-27.8 297 77.7 72.2-82.4
WIC recipient
No 554 72 13.0 10.1-16.6 482 87.0 83.4-89.9
Yes 396 82 23.1 18.4-28.6 314 76.9 71.4-81.6
Medicaid recipient
No 592 60 10.5 7.9-13.8 532 89.5 86.2-92.1
Yes 371 98 27.3 22.2-33.1 273 72.7 66.9-77.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 338 56 18.8 14.7-23.6 282 81.2 76.4-85.3
2500+ grams 625 102 17.3 14.4-20.6 523 82.7 79.4-85.6

The overall weighted response rate in 2014 was 55%. It fell short of the 60% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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.

This page was generated on 27JAN17

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