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Number of Sources for Payment of Prenatal Care*

1997 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  One Source Two or more sources
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 836 589 74.0 69.9-77.8 247 26.0 22.2-30.1
Age
< 20 years 125 108 88.0 77.8-93.9 17 12.0 6.1-22.2
20-24 years 219 171 84.1 76.6-89.6 48 15.9 10.4-23.4
25-34 years 397 248 64.5 58.1-70.4 149 35.5 29.6-41.9
35+ years 95 62 66.7 53.5-77.8 33 33.3 22.2-46.5
Mother's Race
White 568 390 72.4 67.5-76.9 178 27.6 23.1-32.5
African American 245 181 79.1 71.1-85.4 64 20.9 14.6-28.9
Other Minorities 23 18 66.3 37.5-86.6 5 33.7 13.4-62.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 15 79.0 36.0-96.2 4 21.0 3.8-64.0
No 817 574 73.9 69.8-77.7 243 26.1 22.3-30.2
Education
< High School 164 142 88.8 79.7-94.1 22 11.2 5.9-20.3
High School 285 208 73.9 66.2-80.5 77 26.1 19.5-33.8
> High School 387 239 67.1 61.1-72.6 148 32.9 27.4-38.9
Marital Status
Married 564 367 68.2 63.0-73.0 197 31.8 27.0-37.0
Other 272 222 85.7 79.2-90.4 50 14.3 9.6-20.8
Income
15,999 or less 255 213 87.3 80.3-92.0 42 12.7 8.0-19.7
16,000-24,999 130 91 70.6 57.6-81.0 39 29.4 19.0-42.4
25,000-39,999 139 86 68.1 57.6-77.0 53 31.9 23.0-42.4
40,000 or more 260 160 65.3 57.8-72.0 100 34.7 28.0-42.2
WIC recipient
No 453 289 64.5 58.7-70.0 164 35.5 30.0-41.3
Yes 377 296 84.5 78.8-88.9 81 15.5 11.1-21.2
Medicaid recipient
No 433 275 67.3 61.5-72.5 158 32.7 27.5-38.5
Yes 403 314 81.7 75.7-86.5 89 18.3 13.5-24.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 162 110 68.8 61.2-75.6 52 31.2 24.4-38.8
1500-2499 grams 262 182 71.8 66.0-76.9 80 28.2 23.1-34.0
2500+ grams 410 296 74.3 69.8-78.3 114 25.7 21.7-30.2

*Survey Question:
Data in this table are constructed from survey question 15 (a-e).

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.