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Prenatal Care Paid by Personal Income*

1999 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1752 1421 80.4 77.9-82.7 331 19.6 17.3-22.1
Age
< 20 years 261 245 93.7 88.1-96.7 16 6.3 3.3-11.9
20-24 years 455 393 86.0 81.4-89.7 62 14.0 10.3-18.6
25-34 years 833 633 75.8 71.9-79.4 200 24.2 20.6-28.1
35+ years 203 150 69.1 60.4-76.7 53 30.9 23.3-39.6
Mother's Race
White 1182 918 77.5 74.4-80.3 264 22.5 19.7-25.6
African American 507 446 88.2 83.5-91.7 61 11.8 8.3-16.5
Other Minorities 63 57 90.0 74.6-96.5 6 10.0 3.5-25.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 107 83 78.9 68.3-86.7 24 21.1 13.3-31.7
No 1645 1338 80.5 77.9-82.9 307 19.5 17.1-22.1
Education
< High School 394 361 90.6 85.9-93.9 33 9.4 6.1-14.1
High School 581 492 83.0 78.3-86.8 89 17.0 13.2-21.7
> High School 776 567 73.5 69.5-77.1 209 26.5 22.9-30.5
Marital Status
Married 1160 886 76.4 73.1-79.3 274 23.6 20.7-26.9
Other 592 535 89.5 85.5-92.5 57 10.5 7.5-14.5
Income
15,999 or less 502 465 91.8 87.8-94.6 37 8.2 5.4-12.2
16,000-24,999 273 227 85.9 79.7-90.5 46 14.1 9.5-20.3
25,000-39,999 268 198 73.8 66.6-80.0 70 26.2 20.0-33.4
40,000 or more 538 393 71.7 66.7-76.2 145 28.3 23.8-33.3
WIC recipient
No 911 663 71.7 67.8-75.3 248 28.3 24.7-32.2
Yes 825 742 89.5 86.4-92.0 83 10.5 8.0-13.6
Medicaid recipient
No 877 633 72.3 68.5-75.9 244 27.7 24.1-31.5
Yes 875 788 89.4 86.2-91.9 87 10.6 8.1-13.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 312 260 83.0 78.3-86.9 52 17.0 13.1-21.7
1500-2499 grams 546 452 83.9 80.7-86.7 94 16.1 13.3-19.3
2500+ grams 889 705 80.1 77.4-82.6 184 19.9 17.4-22.6

*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.