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2003 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 1453 1145 77.7 74.8-80.4 295 22.0 19.3-24.9 13 0.3 0.1- 0.8
Age
< 20 years 160 103 64.4 53.8-73.7 52 35.0 25.7-45.6 5 0.6 0.3- 1.5
20-24 years 394 281 68.8 62.5-74.5 110 31.1 25.4-37.4 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4
25-34 years 714 609 83.8 80.0-87.0 102 15.9 12.7-19.6 3 0.3 0.1- 1.7
35+ years 185 152 84.9 76.7-90.5 31 14.9 9.3-23.1 2 0.2 0.1- 0.8
Race
White 991 824 81.6 78.3-84.4 164 18.2 15.3-21.5 3 0.2 0.0- 1.2
Black 399 273 66.5 59.6-72.8 117 33.0 26.7-39.9 9 0.5 0.3- 0.9
Other 63 48 71.1 55.1-83.1 14 28.6 16.6-44.6 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 146 89 53.9 44.2-63.2 57 46.1 36.8-55.8 0 0.0 . - .
No 1304 1055 81.4 78.4-84.0 236 18.3 15.7-21.2 13 0.3 0.1- 0.9
Education
< High School 314 199 61.7 54.5-68.5 112 37.5 30.7-44.7 3 0.8 0.2- 3.9
High School 431 326 74.6 68.8-79.6 100 25.2 20.2-31.0 5 0.2 0.1- 0.5
> High School 706 619 87.0 83.5-89.9 83 12.9 10.0-16.4 4 0.1 0.0- 0.3
Marital Status
Married 913 788 85.2 82.0-87.9 122 14.8 12.1-18.0 3 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Other 540 357 64.1 58.4-69.4 173 35.2 29.9-40.8 10 0.7 0.2- 2.2
Income
15,999 or less 398 268 65.7 59.2-71.6 124 33.6 27.7-40.0 6 0.8 0.2- 3.0
16,000-24,999 187 139 70.6 61.6-78.3 48 29.4 21.7-38.4 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-39,999 210 166 81.2 73.6-87.0 42 18.6 12.8-26.3 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7
40,000 or more 496 470 95.0 92.0-96.9 26 5.0 3.1- 8.0 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 753 658 88.4 85.1-91.0 88 11.2 8.6-14.4 7 0.4 0.1- 1.5
Yes 692 483 66.6 61.8-71.0 204 33.3 28.8-38.1 5 0.1 0.1- 0.3
Medicaid recipient
No 699 636 91.2 88.2-93.5 61 8.7 6.5-11.7 2 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Yes 754 509 64.9 60.3-69.3 234 34.6 30.2-39.2 11 0.5 0.2- 1.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 665 513 75.0 71.6-78.2 140 23.0 19.9-26.4 12 1.9 1.1- 3.3
2500+ grams 788 632 77.9 74.8-80.8 155 21.9 19.0-25.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1

* 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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