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Primary Source for Prenatal Care*

1998 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 1734 202 11.7 9.8-13.8 235 14.9 12.7-17.3 1166 66.9 63.9-69.8 131 6.6 5.2- 8.3
Age
< 20 years 263 33 12.0 7.6-18.5 72 31.8 24.5-40.2 126 46.8 38.7-55.1 32 9.3 5.5-15.3
20-24 years 476 81 17.0 13.0-22.0 82 20.5 15.9-26.0 265 54.5 48.5-60.4 48 7.9 5.3-11.6
25-34 years 797 74 9.5 7.2-12.4 69 8.3 6.0-11.3 612 77.4 73.4-80.9 42 4.8 3.3- 7.0
35+ years 198 14 7.1 3.5-14.0 12 6.6 3.2-13.1 163 78.9 69.7-85.9 9 7.4 3.4-15.3
Mother's Race
White 1148 111 10.3 8.3-12.8 111 12.3 9.9-15.2 845 70.9 67.3-74.2 81 6.4 4.9- 8.5
African American 522 81 15.1 11.2-19.9 117 22.4 17.7-27.9 282 55.9 49.8-61.9 42 6.6 4.2-10.2
Other Minorities 64 10 16.1 7.3-31.7 7 14.8 6.5-30.4 39 60.2 44.0-74.3 8 8.9 3.2-22.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 83 18 18.9 10.5-31.7 34 53.2 40.0-66.0 19 14.3 7.9-24.4 12 13.6 6.8-25.3
No 1650 183 11.0 9.2-13.2 201 11.8 9.9-14.1 1147 71.1 68.2-73.9 119 6.0 4.7- 7.7
Education
< High School 358 44 11.5 7.6-17.0 107 35.8 29.1-43.0 157 41.9 35.2-48.9 50 10.8 7.2-16.0
High School 579 85 15.9 12.3-20.2 78 12.8 9.6-16.8 378 66.9 61.7-71.7 38 4.5 2.8- 7.1
> High School 795 73 8.8 6.6-11.6 48 5.9 4.1- 8.5 631 79.2 75.3-82.5 43 6.2 4.4- 8.7
Marital Status
Married 1141 126 11.3 9.2-13.9 91 8.4 6.4-10.9 853 74.4 71.0-77.5 71 5.9 4.4- 7.9
Other 593 76 12.4 9.1-16.7 144 28.3 23.5-33.7 313 51.4 45.8-56.9 60 7.9 5.4-11.5
Income
15,999 or less 522 72 12.7 9.4-17.1 139 31.0 25.7-36.7 258 47.0 41.3-52.9 53 9.2 6.4-13.2
16,000-24,999 270 43 18.4 13.0-25.3 44 17.4 12.2-24.3 163 59.2 51.4-66.6 20 5.0 2.5- 9.6
25,000-39,999 281 38 15.0 10.4-21.1 16 5.8 3.0-10.8 203 72.2 65.1-78.4 24 7.0 4.2-11.6
40,000 or more 525 30 5.3 3.4- 8.2 5 0.4 0.1- 1.8 468 89.5 85.7-92.3 22 4.9 3.0- 7.8
WIC recipient
No 917 88 9.9 7.7-12.7 21 2.3 1.3- 4.2 760 83.1 79.7-86.0 48 4.7 3.2- 6.8
Yes 801 111 13.8 10.9-17.3 213 29.6 25.4-34.1 395 48.0 43.3-52.6 82 8.7 6.5-11.7
Medicaid recipient
No 885 84 10.5 8.3-13.3 12 1.0 0.4- 2.4 740 82.5 79.1-85.4 49 6.0 4.3- 8.3
Yes 849 118 13.0 10.2-16.5 223 30.7 26.5-35.2 426 49.1 44.5-53.7 82 7.2 5.2- 9.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 300 37 13.3 9.7-17.9 47 17.3 13.2-22.4 187 59.8 53.9-65.4 29 9.6 6.7-13.5
1500-2499 grams 538 62 12.0 9.4-15.2 70 14.3 11.5-17.8 360 64.2 59.9-68.3 46 9.5 7.1-12.5
2500+ grams 893 102 11.6 9.7-14.0 117 14.8 12.5-17.5 618 67.2 63.9-70.3 56 6.3 4.9- 8.2

*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.