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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-TIMING

First Trimester Entry into Prenatal Care*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
YES NO NO PNC
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1806 1395 78.6 75.9-81.0 383 20.5 18.1-23.2 28 0.9 0.5- 1.7
Age
< 20 years 228 143 64.1 55.2-72.1 80 33.8 26.0-42.6 5 2.1 0.6- 7.1
20-24 years 481 336 68.6 62.7-74.0 139 30.0 24.7-35.8 6 1.4 0.5- 4.0
25-34 years 887 749 87.0 83.8-89.6 123 12.5 9.9-15.7 15 0.5 0.2- 1.4
35+ years 210 167 82.0 73.8-88.1 41 17.9 11.8-26.1 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3
Race
White 1204 984 81.2 78.2-83.9 209 18.0 15.4-21.0 11 0.7 0.3- 1.7
Black 546 369 70.5 64.5-75.9 160 27.9 22.6-33.9 17 1.5 0.6- 3.9
Other 56 42 76.6 58.5-88.4 14 23.4 11.6-41.5 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 143 81 59.0 48.6-68.7 58 39.5 29.9-49.9 4 1.5 0.3- 7.2
No 1662 1313 80.7 78.0-83.2 325 18.4 16.0-21.1 24 0.8 0.4- 1.7
Education
< High School 388 228 56.6 49.8-63.1 149 41.1 34.7-47.8 11 2.3 1.0- 5.4
High School 593 445 78.5 73.7-82.6 135 20.5 16.5-25.2 13 1.0 0.4- 2.8
> High School 823 722 90.3 87.4-92.6 97 9.6 7.3-12.5 4 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Marital Status
Married 1155 980 84.4 81.4-87.0 168 15.4 12.8-18.3 7 0.3 0.1- 1.1
Other 651 415 66.9 61.6-71.8 215 30.9 26.1-36.1 21 2.2 1.1- 4.4
Income
15,999 or less 531 335 65.6 59.8-71.0 180 32.3 27.0-38.0 16 2.1 0.9- 4.7
16,000-24,999 241 174 70.5 62.3-77.6 64 28.6 21.6-36.8 3 0.9 0.2- 4.6
25,000-39,999 262 209 79.1 71.8-84.8 50 20.8 15.0-28.0 3 0.2 0.1- 0.5
40,000 or more 610 565 94.1 91.1-96.1 42 5.8 3.8- 8.8 3 0.1 0.0- 0.2
WIC recipient
No 972 810 85.9 82.8-88.6 140 13.1 10.5-16.2 22 1.0 0.4- 2.1
Yes 825 577 70.2 65.9-74.2 242 28.9 25.0-33.3 6 0.8 0.3- 2.4
Medicaid recipient
No 890 788 89.3 86.3-91.6 92 10.4 8.0-13.3 10 0.4 0.1- 1.4
Yes 916 607 67.7 63.4-71.8 291 30.8 26.9-35.1 18 1.4 0.7- 3.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 359 265 71.5 67.0-75.7 83 25.0 21.0-29.4 11 3.4 2.0- 5.8
1500 - 2499 grams 569 424 73.3 69.6-76.8 134 24.7 21.3-28.3 11 2.0 1.1- 3.5
2500+ grams 878 706 79.0 76.1-81.7 166 20.2 17.6-23.0 6 0.8 0.4- 1.7

* How many weeks or months pregnant were you when you had your first visit for prenatal care? Do not count a visit that was only for a pregnancy test or only for WIC (Women, Infants, and Children's Nutrition Program).

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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