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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-TIMING

First Trimester Entry into Prenatal Care1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
YES NO
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 905 776 85.1 81.9-87.8 129 14.9 12.2-18.1
Age
< 25 years 208 166 76.8 68.8-83.3 42 23.2 16.7-31.2
25-34 years 513 452 89.0 85.3-91.8 61 11.0 8.2-14.7
35+ years 184 158 85.2 77.5-90.5 26 14.8 9.5-22.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 495 450 90.9 87.4-93.5 45 9.1 6.5-12.6
Non-Hispanic Black 160 122 76.3 66.5-83.9 38 23.7 16.1-33.5
Non-Hispanic Other 66 55 88.9 78.2-94.7 11 11.1 5.3-21.8
Latina 161 133 79.4 71.4-85.6 28 20.6 14.4-28.6
Education
< High School 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 197 159 79.1 70.9-85.4 38 20.9 14.6-29.1
> High School 595 542 90.7 87.2-93.3 53 9.3 6.7-12.8
Marital Status
Married 583 530 91.8 89.1-93.9 53 8.2 6.1-10.9
Other 322 246 74.3 67.6-80.1 76 25.7 19.9-32.4
Medicaid recipient
No 502 457 91.0 87.6-93.5 45 9.0 6.5-12.4
Yes 403 319 78.2 72.6-83.0 84 21.8 17.0-27.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 290 239 80.4 75.1-84.8 51 19.6 15.2-24.9
2500+ grams 615 537 85.5 82.1-88.4 78 14.5 11.6-17.9

1Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 22: How many weeks of months pregnant were you when you had your first visit for 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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