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2018 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?1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 902 128 14.3 11.6-17.4 774 85.7 82.6-88.4
Age
< 25 years 210 43 22.4 16.0-30.3 167 77.6 69.7-84.0
25-34 years 511 65 11.6 8.6-15.4 446 88.4 84.6-91.4
35+ years 181 20 10.6 6.2-17.6 161 89.4 82.4-93.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 494 66 13.2 10.0-17.1 428 86.8 82.9-90.0
Non-Hispanic Black 157 40 24.2 16.4-34.1 117 75.8 65.9-83.6
Non-Hispanic Other 65 *** *** *** 59 91.0 79.6-96.3
Latina 163 *** *** *** 154 95.1 90.1-97.6
Education
< High School 111 15 12.9 6.6-23.5 96 87.1 76.5-93.4
High School 197 44 23.9 17.2-32.3 153 76.1 67.7-82.8
> High School 593 69 11.3 8.5-14.8 524 88.7 85.2-91.5
Marital Status
Married 580 55 8.5 6.4-11.3 525 91.5 88.7-93.6
Other 322 73 23.5 17.9-30.2 249 76.5 69.8-82.1
Medicaid recipient
No 503 44 8.7 6.2-12.1 459 91.3 87.9-93.8
Yes 399 84 20.8 16.1-26.4 315 79.2 73.6-83.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 289 57 21.6 17.1-27.0 232 78.4 73.0-82.9
2500+ grams 613 71 13.6 10.7-17.0 542 86.4 83.0-89.3

1Asked only of mothers who received prenatal care
2Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards.
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.
The overall weighted response rate in 2018 was 53%.

This page was generated on 10OCT19

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