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Prenatal Care Paid by Personal Income*

1997 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 840 668 81.6 77.9-84.8 172 18.4 15.2-22.1
Age
< 20 years 125 114 92.3 82.4-96.8 11 7.7 3.2-17.6
20-24 years 221 192 89.7 82.8-94.1 29 10.3 5.9-17.2
25-34 years 399 297 74.7 68.8-79.8 102 25.3 20.2-31.2
35+ years 95 65 73.1 60.3-82.9 30 26.9 17.1-39.7
Mother's Race
White 571 435 78.3 73.7-82.3 136 21.7 17.7-26.3
African American 246 214 91.6 85.4-95.4 32 8.4 4.6-14.6
Other Minorities 23 19 66.9 37.8-87.0 4 33.1 13.0-62.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 16 79.4 35.9-96.4 3 20.6 3.6-64.1
No 821 652 81.6 77.9-84.8 169 18.4 15.2-22.1
Education
< High School 164 148 92.0 83.3-96.3 16 8.0 3.7-16.7
High School 287 248 85.5 78.8-90.4 39 14.5 9.6-21.2
> High School 389 272 73.7 68.0-78.7 117 26.3 21.3-32.0
Marital Status
Married 565 414 75.0 70.1-79.4 151 25.0 20.6-29.9
Other 275 254 94.6 89.3-97.3 21 5.4 2.7-10.7
Income
15,999 or less 258 241 95.6 90.2-98.1 17 4.4 1.9- 9.8
16,000-24,999 130 110 82.9 71.1-90.5 20 17.1 9.5-28.9
25,000-39,999 139 102 79.6 70.0-86.6 37 20.4 13.4-30.0
40,000 or more 261 174 68.9 61.5-75.4 87 31.1 24.6-38.5
WIC recipient
No 457 322 71.2 65.6-76.3 135 28.8 23.7-34.4
Yes 377 342 93.0 88.4-95.9 35 7.0 4.1-11.6
Medicaid recipient
No 434 301 72.4 66.8-77.3 133 27.6 22.7-33.2
Yes 406 367 91.9 87.2-95.0 39 8.1 5.0-12.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 164 128 79.5 72.7-85.0 36 20.5 15.0-27.3
1500-2499 grams 264 213 82.9 78.0-86.8 51 17.1 13.2-22.0
2500+ grams 410 326 81.5 77.5-84.9 84 18.5 15.1-22.5

*Survey Question:
How was your prenatal care paid for? 15b. Personal income (cash, check, or credit card)

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