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Number of Well Baby Care Visits by Age at Least Two Months*

1997 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  0-2 Visits 3 or more Visits
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 776 287 39.0 34.5-43.7 489 61.0 56.3-65.5
Age
< 20 years 116 45 37.4 26.4-49.9 71 62.6 50.1-73.6
20-24 years 209 79 43.9 34.8-53.5 130 56.1 46.5-65.2
25-34 years 365 123 36.2 30.1-42.9 242 63.8 57.1-69.9
35+ years 86 40 41.2 28.9-54.7 46 58.8 45.3-71.1
Mother's Race
White 528 178 36.0 30.8-41.6 350 64.0 58.4-69.2
African American 227 98 44.8 36.0-54.0 129 55.2 46.0-64.0
Other Minorities 21 11 52.6 26.9-77.0 10 47.4 23.0-73.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 17 7 51.1 16.8-84.4 10 48.9 15.6-83.2
No 759 280 38.9 34.3-43.6 479 61.1 56.4-65.7
Education
< High School 149 61 44.3 33.4-55.9 88 55.7 44.1-66.6
High School 261 101 41.6 33.7-50.0 160 58.4 50.0-66.3
> High School 366 125 34.7 28.9-41.1 241 65.3 58.9-71.1
Marital Status
Married 528 187 37.7 32.4-43.3 341 62.3 56.7-67.6
Other 248 100 41.7 33.5-50.4 148 58.3 49.6-66.5
Income
15,999 or less 244 108 50.0 40.9-59.2 136 50.0 40.8-59.1
16,000-24,999 115 30 31.0 20.1-44.5 85 69.0 55.5-79.9
25,000-39,999 131 54 41.8 31.8-52.6 77 58.2 47.4-68.2
40,000 or more 241 79 32.3 25.5-39.8 162 67.7 60.2-74.5
WIC recipient
No 425 142 33.7 28.2-39.7 283 66.3 60.3-71.8
Yes 345 141 44.9 37.8-52.3 204 55.1 47.7-62.2
Medicaid recipient
No 403 135 34.6 29.1-40.7 268 65.4 59.3-70.9
Yes 373 152 44.0 37.0-51.4 221 56.0 48.6-63.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 119 53 44.1 35.2-53.2 66 55.9 46.8-64.8
1500-2499 grams 254 82 32.8 27.1-39.0 172 67.2 61.0-72.9
2500+ grams 401 152 39.4 34.5-44.4 249 60.6 55.6-65.5

*Survey Question:
46. How many times has your baby been to a doctor or nurse for routine well baby care?
Donít count the times you took your baby for care when he or she was sick. It may help to use the calendar.
(Data recoded)

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