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2007 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 1651 1232 72.7 69.9-75.4 395 25.7 23.1-28.6 24 1.5 0.9- 2.6
Age
< 20 years 195 110 54.4 45.2-63.3 79 43.3 34.5-52.5 6 2.3 0.7- 7.3
20-24 years 394 254 61.8 55.5-67.6 133 37.1 31.3-43.4 7 1.1 0.4- 3.3
25-34 years 834 673 79.6 75.8-82.9 151 18.7 15.5-22.3 10 1.8 0.9- 3.6
35+ years 228 195 85.9 78.9-90.9 32 13.3 8.5-20.1 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5
Race
White 1138 900 77.2 74.0-80.2 230 22.1 19.2-25.3 8 0.7 0.3- 1.7
Black 441 283 60.8 54.3-67.0 146 35.8 29.8-42.3 12 3.4 1.6- 6.8
Other 72 49 62.4 47.7-75.2 19 31.7 19.9-46.4 4 5.9 1.6-18.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 209 124 57.0 48.9-64.7 83 41.5 33.9-49.6 2 1.5 0.4- 5.8
No 1439 1106 75.8 72.7-78.5 311 22.7 20.0-25.7 22 1.6 0.9- 2.7
Education
< High School 329 180 55.2 48.3-61.9 141 42.4 35.7-49.3 8 2.4 1.0- 5.8
High School 449 308 66.1 60.3-71.5 135 33.0 27.6-38.8 6 0.9 0.3- 2.8
> High School 868 741 84.2 80.8-87.1 117 14.3 11.5-17.6 10 1.5 0.7- 3.2
Marital Status
Married 1004 850 83.1 79.9-85.8 149 16.4 13.7-19.5 5 0.6 0.2- 1.6
Other 647 382 58.3 53.2-63.2 246 38.8 34.0-43.8 19 2.9 1.6- 5.2
Income
14,999 or less 442 260 58.5 52.4-64.3 167 37.8 32.1-43.9 15 3.7 2.0- 6.9
15,000-24,999 257 169 63.0 55.0-70.2 84 36.1 28.8-44.0 4 1.0 0.2- 4.5
25,000-49,999 305 240 76.9 70.3-82.4 62 21.2 15.9-27.6 3 1.9 0.6- 5.7
50,000 or more 537 493 91.2 87.6-93.8 43 8.8 6.2-12.4 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
WIC recipient
No 939 771 81.0 77.6-84.1 155 17.9 14.9-21.3 13 1.0 0.5- 2.3
Yes 698 450 62.8 58.1-67.3 238 35.3 30.8-39.9 10 1.9 1.0- 3.9
Medicaid recipient
No 783 699 88.7 85.5-91.2 78 10.5 8.1-13.6 6 0.8 0.3- 2.2
Yes 868 533 59.4 55.2-63.6 317 38.4 34.3-42.6 18 2.2 1.2- 3.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 763 566 72.7 69.5-75.8 185 25.7 22.7-28.9 12 1.6 0.9- 2.7
2500+ grams 888 666 72.7 69.6-75.6 210 25.7 22.9-28.8 12 1.5 0.9- 2.7

*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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