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Infant Taken to Health Dept for Routine Care*

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 1630 1478 89.3 87.0-91.1 152 10.7 8.9-13.0
Age
< 20 years 249 208 79.6 71.7-85.7 41 20.4 14.3-28.3
20-24 years 452 394 85.4 80.4-89.3 58 14.6 10.7-19.6
25-34 years 742 695 92.9 90.0-95.0 47 7.1 5.0-10.0
35+ years 187 181 96.3 89.9-98.7 6 3.7 1.3-10.1
Mother's Race
White 1092 1014 90.8 88.2-92.9 78 9.2 7.1-11.8
African American 472 405 84.6 79.5-88.6 67 15.4 11.4-20.5
Other Minorities 66 59 87.9 73.1-95.1 7 12.1 4.9-26.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 83 49 54.0 40.7-66.8 34 46.0 33.2-59.3
No 1546 1428 92.1 90.2-93.7 118 7.9 6.3- 9.8
Education
< High School 333 256 71.6 64.4-77.8 77 28.4 22.2-35.6
High School 554 511 91.5 87.9-94.0 43 8.5 6.0-12.1
> High School 742 710 95.8 93.6-97.3 32 4.2 2.7- 6.4
Marital Status
Married 1081 1020 92.9 90.6-94.7 61 7.1 5.3- 9.4
Other 549 458 81.4 76.5-85.5 91 18.6 14.5-23.5
Income
15,999 or less 486 401 78.5 73.1-83.1 85 21.5 16.9-26.9
16,000-24,999 258 235 90.7 85.0-94.3 23 9.3 5.7-15.0
25,000-39,999 265 250 94.9 90.2-97.4 15 5.1 2.6- 9.8
40,000 or more 491 485 98.7 96.7-99.5 6 1.3 0.5- 3.3
WIC recipient
No 870 837 96.2 94.1-97.6 33 3.8 2.4- 5.9
Yes 744 626 81.0 76.8-84.5 118 19.0 15.5-23.2
Medicaid recipient
No 837 815 97.3 95.5-98.4 22 2.7 1.6- 4.5
Yes 793 663 80.0 75.9-83.6 130 20.0 16.4-24.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 194 175 89.7 84.3-93.4 19 10.3 6.6-15.7
1500-2499 grams 540 494 90.4 87.4-92.8 46 9.6 7.2-12.6
2500+ grams 895 809 89.2 86.8-91.2 86 10.8 8.8-13.2

*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.