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Infant Taken to Health Dept for Routine Care*

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 782 713 89.8 86.3-92.5 69 10.2 7.5-13.7
Age
< 20 years 117 96 78.9 67.0-87.3 21 21.1 12.7-33.0
20-24 years 209 184 85.4 76.7-91.1 25 14.6 8.9-23.3
25-34 years 371 350 94.7 90.6-97.0 21 5.3 3.0- 9.4
35+ years 85 83 97.5 87.3-99.6 2 2.5 0.4-12.7
Mother's Race
White 532 498 93.1 89.2-95.7 34 6.9 4.3-10.8
African American 229 197 81.4 73.0-87.6 32 18.6 12.4-27.0
Other Minorities 21 18 92.0 67.0-98.5 3 8.0 1.5-33.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 16 13 52.9 17.1-85.9 3 47.1 14.1-82.9
No 766 700 90.3 86.9-92.9 66 9.7 7.1-13.1
Education
< High School 151 120 77.3 66.4-85.4 31 22.7 14.6-33.6
High School 265 239 88.8 82.4-93.1 26 11.2 6.9-17.6
> High School 366 354 96.2 92.0-98.2 12 3.8 1.8- 8.0
Marital Status
Married 529 497 93.5 89.7-96.0 32 6.5 4.0-10.3
Other 253 216 82.3 74.7-88.0 37 17.7 12.0-25.3
Income
15,999 or less 246 211 80.9 72.3-87.2 35 19.1 12.8-27.7
16,000-24,999 115 106 90.1 77.9-95.9 9 9.9 4.1-22.1
25,000-39,999 130 120 92.2 83.3-96.6 10 7.8 3.4-16.7
40,000 or more 244 238 98.5 95.2-99.5 6 1.5 0.5- 4.8
WIC recipient
No 427 413 97.7 94.9-99.0 14 2.3 1.0- 5.1
Yes 349 294 80.6 74.0-85.9 55 19.4 14.1-26.0
Medicaid recipient
No 405 392 97.0 93.8-98.6 13 3.0 1.4- 6.2
Yes 377 321 81.6 75.1-86.7 56 18.4 13.3-24.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 117 109 92.2 85.0-96.1 8 7.8 3.9-15.0
1500-2499 grams 258 232 88.8 83.9-92.3 26 11.2 7.7-16.1
2500+ grams 405 371 89.8 86.1-92.7 34 10.2 7.3-13.9

*Survey Question:
When your baby goes for routine well baby care where do you take him or her? 47b. health department
clinic

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