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Primary Source for Prenatal Care*

1999 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 1711 197 11.5 9.7-13.7 239 14.4 12.3-16.8 1159 67.3 64.3-70.1 116 6.8 5.4- 8.6
Age
< 20 years 251 27 8.4 4.9-14.2 80 33.6 26.2-42.0 115 48.2 39.9-56.6 29 9.8 5.9-15.9
20-24 years 446 66 15.5 11.6-20.5 75 18.2 13.9-23.4 275 58.7 52.6-64.5 30 7.6 5.0-11.6
25-34 years 818 81 10.7 8.2-13.8 72 8.6 6.4-11.5 618 75.2 71.1-78.9 47 5.5 3.8- 8.0
35+ years 196 23 9.5 5.4-16.2 12 5.3 2.3-11.6 151 78.6 70.2-85.2 10 6.6 3.2-12.9
Mother's Race
White 1158 115 10.6 8.5-13.1 121 11.6 9.4-14.2 864 72.5 69.1-75.6 58 5.3 3.9- 7.3
African American 492 75 14.2 10.3-19.2 102 22.6 17.7-28.5 266 53.2 46.7-59.5 49 10.0 6.8-14.6
Other Minorities 61 7 13.1 5.3-28.9 16 19.4 9.5-35.4 29 49.8 33.8-65.9 9 17.7 8.0-34.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 102 31 30.7 21.2-42.3 38 41.2 30.4-52.8 16 12.4 6.6-22.1 17 15.7 9.1-25.7
No 1609 166 9.8 8.1-11.9 201 12.0 10.1-14.3 1143 72.1 69.1-74.9 99 6.0 4.7- 7.8
Education
< High School 374 54 13.6 9.6-18.9 111 32.6 26.6-39.3 171 44.3 37.7-51.1 38 9.5 6.3-14.3
High School 574 76 14.0 10.5-18.4 95 16.1 12.5-20.6 355 62.2 56.7-67.5 48 7.6 5.1-11.1
> High School 762 67 8.8 6.6-11.6 33 4.0 2.6- 6.2 632 82.2 78.6-85.4 30 4.9 3.3- 7.3
Marital Status
Married 1136 126 11.9 9.7-14.6 83 7.1 5.4- 9.3 868 75.5 72.1-78.5 59 5.5 4.0- 7.5
Other 575 71 10.6 7.6-14.6 156 30.9 25.8-36.4 291 48.7 43.0-54.4 57 9.9 7.0-13.7
Income
15,999 or less 486 72 15.0 11.1-19.9 128 27.2 22.1-32.9 234 47.0 41.0-53.1 52 10.8 7.6-15.2
16,000-24,999 266 31 11.3 7.2-17.4 49 18.5 13.1-25.6 167 61.5 53.5-68.9 19 8.6 5.0-14.2
25,000-39,999 264 33 15.1 10.3-21.7 12 4.5 2.2- 9.2 204 74.3 66.9-80.5 15 6.0 3.2-11.1
40,000 or more 531 36 6.3 4.2- 9.4 7 1.1 0.4- 2.9 477 90.9 87.4-93.5 11 1.7 0.8- 3.6
WIC recipient
No 895 89 10.3 7.9-13.1 26 2.6 1.5- 4.3 746 83.3 79.9-86.2 34 3.9 2.5- 6.0
Yes 803 107 12.9 10.1-16.4 213 27.7 23.8-32.0 402 49.4 44.8-54.0 81 10.0 7.6-13.1
Medicaid recipient
No 864 100 12.4 9.8-15.5 18 1.8 0.9- 3.5 713 82.0 78.6-85.1 33 3.7 2.4- 5.7
Yes 847 97 10.5 8.0-13.7 221 28.5 24.6-32.9 446 50.6 46.0-55.2 83 10.3 7.8-13.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 301 38 13.3 9.8-17.9 45 15.2 11.5-19.9 196 63.9 58.1-69.3 22 7.6 5.0-11.4
1500-2499 grams 530 62 12.3 9.7-15.5 76 15.5 12.6-19.0 357 65.3 61.0-69.3 35 7.0 5.0- 9.6
2500+ grams 875 97 11.4 9.5-13.8 118 14.3 12.1-16.9 602 67.5 64.2-70.5 58 6.8 5.3- 8.7

*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.