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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-TIMING

Did you get prenatal care as early in your pregnancy as you wanted?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES DID NOT WANT
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1461 258 18.2 15.8-21.0 1197 81.6 78.9-84.0 6 0.2 0.1- 0.6
Age
< 20 years 160 46 29.1 20.5-39.6 113 70.7 60.2-79.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
20-24 years 398 96 24.0 18.9-29.9 300 75.9 70.0-81.0 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4
25-34 years 720 95 14.7 11.7-18.3 623 85.0 81.4-88.0 2 0.3 0.0- 1.5
35+ years 183 21 9.2 5.0-16.5 161 90.7 83.4-94.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
Race
White 997 147 15.0 12.4-18.0 848 84.9 81.9-87.5 2 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Black 400 97 28.4 22.4-35.2 299 71.0 64.2-77.0 4 0.7 0.1- 3.0
Other 64 14 19.6 10.2-34.4 50 80.4 65.6-89.8 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 144 28 19.6 12.9-28.7 115 80.2 71.2-86.9 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
No 1314 230 18.1 15.5-21.0 1079 81.7 78.8-84.3 5 0.2 0.1- 0.7
Education
< High School 312 74 22.5 17.0-29.1 236 77.3 70.7-82.8 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7
High School 434 86 22.5 17.7-28.2 346 77.0 71.4-81.9 2 0.4 0.1- 2.4
> High School 713 97 13.5 10.6-17.1 614 86.4 82.9-89.3 2 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Marital Status
Married 920 121 13.0 10.5-16.0 797 87.0 84.0-89.5 2 0.0 0.0- 0.2
Other 541 137 27.9 23.0-33.4 400 71.6 66.2-76.5 4 0.5 0.1- 1.9
Income
15,999 or less 399 106 27.6 22.1-33.9 292 72.0 65.7-77.5 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0
16,000-24,999 190 45 24.9 17.9-33.4 145 75.1 66.6-82.1 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-39,999 210 39 16.3 10.9-23.7 170 83.6 76.2-89.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
40,000 or more 500 33 6.5 4.3- 9.7 467 93.5 90.3-95.7 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 758 88 11.3 8.7-14.5 668 88.6 85.4-91.2 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3
Yes 696 168 25.5 21.5-30.1 524 74.1 69.6-78.2 4 0.3 0.1- 1.4
Medicaid recipient
No 703 62 9.1 6.8-12.2 640 90.9 87.8-93.2 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
Yes 758 196 26.9 22.9-31.3 557 72.8 68.4-76.8 5 0.3 0.1- 1.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 670 128 20.4 17.5-23.7 537 78.6 75.3-81.6 5 0.9 0.4- 2.2
2500+ grams 791 130 18.0 15.4-21.0 660 81.8 78.9-84.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9

#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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