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Infant Taken To Private Doctor 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 782 197 26.5 22.4-31.0 585 73.5 69.0-77.6
Age
< 20 years 117 48 44.8 33.0-57.2 69 55.2 42.8-67.0
20-24 years 209 73 39.1 30.2-48.7 136 60.9 51.3-69.8
25-34 years 371 65 15.5 11.2-21.0 306 84.5 79.0-88.8
35+ years 85 11 12.5 5.8-24.8 74 87.5 75.2-94.2
Mother's Race
White 532 100 20.7 16.3-25.8 432 79.3 74.2-83.7
African American 229 84 37.6 29.2-46.8 145 62.4 53.2-70.8
Other Minorities 21 13 51.3 25.9-76.0 8 48.7 24.0-74.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 16 11 94.5 82.8-98.4 5 5.5 1.6-17.2
No 766 186 25.5 21.4-29.9 580 74.5 70.1-78.6
Education
< High School 151 64 47.1 36.0-58.5 87 52.9 41.5-64.0
High School 265 80 28.4 21.5-36.5 185 71.6 63.5-78.5
> High School 366 53 15.7 11.3-21.3 313 84.3 78.7-88.7
Marital Status
Married 529 106 20.7 16.4-25.8 423 79.3 74.2-83.6
Other 253 91 38.0 30.0-46.7 162 62.0 53.3-70.0
Income
15,999 or less 246 102 44.8 35.9-54.1 144 55.2 45.9-64.1
16,000-24,999 115 34 34.4 23.0-48.0 81 65.6 52.0-77.0
25,000-39,999 130 20 18.0 10.9-28.2 110 82.0 71.8-89.1
40,000 or more 244 26 9.2 5.7-14.6 218 90.8 85.4-94.3
WIC recipient
No 427 58 10.9 7.6-15.3 369 89.1 84.7-92.4
Yes 349 138 44.6 37.5-51.9 211 55.4 48.1-62.5
Medicaid recipient
No 405 62 13.7 10.0-18.6 343 86.3 81.4-90.0
Yes 377 135 41.0 34.0-48.3 242 59.0 51.7-66.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 117 33 28.1 20.6-37.1 84 71.9 62.9-79.4
1500-2499 grams 258 71 30.3 24.7-36.5 187 69.7 63.5-75.3
2500+ grams 405 93 26.2 21.9-31.1 312 73.8 68.9-78.1

*Survey Question:
When your baby goes for routine well baby care where do you take him or her? 47c. Private doctor's
office

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