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Prenatal Care Paid by Personal Income*

1998 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1764 1396 78.6 76.0-81.0 368 21.4 19.0-24.0
Age
< 20 years 269 252 93.5 88.0-96.5 17 6.5 3.5-12.0
20-24 years 484 410 82.0 77.0-86.1 74 18.0 13.9-23.0
25-34 years 807 592 73.6 69.6-77.3 215 26.4 22.7-30.4
35+ years 204 142 71.5 62.5-79.1 62 28.5 20.9-37.5
Mother's Race
White 1167 870 74.7 71.4-77.7 297 25.3 22.3-28.6
African American 529 469 89.2 84.9-92.4 60 10.8 7.6-15.1
Other Minorities 68 57 86.2 72.4-93.7 11 13.8 6.3-27.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 88 65 73.3 60.6-83.1 23 26.7 16.9-39.4
No 1675 1330 79.0 76.4-81.4 345 21.0 18.6-23.6
Education
< High School 371 338 89.5 84.1-93.2 33 10.5 6.8-15.9
High School 589 483 80.0 75.4-83.9 106 20.0 16.1-24.6
> High School 802 573 72.1 68.1-75.9 229 27.9 24.1-31.9
Marital Status
Married 1158 844 72.7 69.3-75.8 314 27.3 24.2-30.7
Other 606 552 90.8 87.0-93.6 54 9.2 6.4-13.0
Income
15,999 or less 535 495 91.1 87.0-93.9 40 8.9 6.1-13.0
16,000-24,999 275 228 83.5 77.1-88.4 47 16.5 11.6-22.9
25,000-39,999 284 201 71.1 64.0-77.3 83 28.9 22.7-36.0
40,000 or more 529 350 66.5 61.3-71.3 179 33.5 28.7-38.7
WIC recipient
No 931 648 70.2 66.3-73.8 283 29.8 26.2-33.7
Yes 817 736 88.6 85.2-91.3 81 11.4 8.7-14.8
Medicaid recipient
No 892 605 68.6 64.7-72.2 287 31.4 27.8-35.3
Yes 872 791 89.8 86.6-92.2 81 10.2 7.8-13.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 307 238 79.5 74.7-83.6 69 20.5 16.4-25.3
1500-2499 grams 549 455 84.5 81.3-87.3 94 15.5 12.7-18.7
2500+ grams 905 701 78.2 75.4-80.8 204 21.8 19.2-24.6

*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.