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Primary Source for Prenatal Care*

1997 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  Hospital Clinic Health Department Clinic MD/HMO Other
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 823 95 8.1 6.0-11.0 107 16.8 13.4-21.0 562 67.8 63.2-72.2 59 7.2 5.1-10.1
Age
< 20 years 121 14 7.1 3.0-15.8 37 46.4 34.4-58.8 57 36.3 25.5-48.7 13 10.2 4.9-20.2
20-24 years 215 27 10.0 5.6-17.3 40 19.8 13.1-28.9 134 63.3 53.6-71.9 14 6.9 3.3-13.8
25-34 years 393 46 7.8 5.0-11.8 26 7.0 4.1-11.7 294 78.2 72.1-83.2 27 7.1 4.2-11.7
35+ years 94 8 6.8 2.3-18.6 4 5.0 1.3-17.4 77 84.3 71.5-92.1 5 3.9 1.2-12.1
Mother's Race
White 562 58 8.5 5.9-12.1 49 11.4 7.9-16.0 421 74.7 69.3-79.4 34 5.5 3.4- 8.8
African American 240 34 7.4 4.0-13.2 52 29.4 21.5-38.7 132 51.7 42.6-60.8 22 11.5 6.7-19.0
Other Minorities 21 3 6.7 1.2-29.7 6 30.4 11.0-60.7 9 54.2 27.4-78.8 3 8.7 1.6-35.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 3 15.5 2.8-53.4 5 56.4 22.6-85.1 7 24.3 5.4-64.2 4 3.8 1.1-12.4
No 804 92 8.0 5.8-10.9 102 16.1 12.7-20.2 555 68.6 64.0-73.0 55 7.3 5.1-10.3
Education
< High School 158 24 9.4 4.6-18.1 49 40.6 29.9-52.2 68 37.0 26.7-48.5 17 13.1 7.1-22.9
High School 281 37 7.8 4.6-12.9 40 18.0 12.2-25.6 177 64.0 55.7-71.5 27 10.2 6.2-16.5
> High School 384 34 7.8 5.0-12.1 18 5.2 2.8- 9.5 317 84.7 79.3-88.9 15 2.3 1.1- 4.8
Marital Status
Married 556 66 8.9 6.2-12.6 34 8.1 5.3-12.3 426 77.6 72.4-82.1 30 5.4 3.3- 8.6
Other 267 29 6.6 3.6-11.9 73 34.4 26.6-43.2 136 48.1 39.6-56.6 29 10.9 6.6-17.7
Income
15,999 or less 251 32 9.7 5.4-16.7 68 36.7 28.2-46.0 125 42.3 33.7-51.4 26 11.3 6.6-18.7
16,000-24,999 129 24 16.0 8.9-26.9 16 16.0 7.9-29.9 76 59.9 46.6-71.9 13 8.1 3.5-17.8
25,000-39,999 136 15 5.2 2.3-11.1 11 13.0 6.9-23.1 100 75.1 64.6-83.4 10 6.7 2.9-14.6
40,000 or more 257 17 5.5 2.9-10.2 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4 234 93.1 88.1-96.1 4 1.3 0.3- 4.9
WIC recipient
No 449 42 6.2 3.9- 9.8 7 2.0 0.8- 4.9 379 88.5 84.0-91.8 21 3.4 1.7- 6.3
Yes 368 52 10.3 6.8-15.4 100 34.0 27.3-41.4 178 44.0 37.0-51.2 38 11.7 7.7-17.3
Medicaid recipient
No 430 48 9.7 6.6-14.1 6 0.9 0.3- 3.0 358 86.4 81.6-90.0 18 3.0 1.6- 5.8
Yes 393 47 6.3 3.8-10.4 101 35.3 28.5-42.6 204 46.4 39.3-53.6 41 12.0 8.0-17.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 160 28 17.7 12.4-24.6 19 12.7 8.2-19.1 100 61.6 53.6-69.0 13 8.0 4.7-13.4
1500-2499 grams 256 37 15.1 11.1-20.3 33 14.3 10.3-19.5 166 62.6 56.3-68.6 20 7.9 5.1-12.1
2500+ grams 406 30 7.5 5.3-10.7 55 17.1 13.3-21.6 295 68.3 63.2-72.9 26 7.1 4.9-10.4

*Survey Question:
Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 14. Where did you go most of the time
for your prenatal visits? Don't include visits for WIC.

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