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2008 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 1373 272 19.6 17.3-22.1 1095 79.9 77.4-82.3 6 0.5 0.2- 1.2
Age
< 20 years 150 48 30.7 22.8-40.0 100 68.0 58.6-76.1 2 1.3 0.2- 6.7
20-24 years 323 86 24.9 19.8-30.8 237 75.1 69.2-80.2 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 years 689 107 16.0 13.1-19.3 580 83.6 80.2-86.5 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
35+ years 211 31 14.9 10.2-21.2 178 84.3 77.9-89.1 2 0.8 0.2- 4.3
Race
White 972 156 16.3 13.9-19.1 813 83.4 80.5-85.8 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1
Black 334 100 30.1 24.4-36.4 232 68.9 62.6-74.6 2 1.0 0.3- 4.0
Other 67 16 22.3 12.9-35.7 50 77.3 63.9-86.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 192 36 14.9 10.2-21.3 155 84.3 77.8-89.2 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3
No 1180 236 20.5 17.9-23.3 939 79.1 76.3-81.7 5 0.4 0.1- 1.1
Education
< High School 270 69 24.7 19.3-31.1 199 74.6 68.3-80.1 2 0.6 0.1- 3.4
High School 378 90 23.0 18.4-28.4 285 76.1 70.7-80.8 3 0.9 0.2- 3.2
> High School 721 113 15.4 12.7-18.6 607 84.4 81.2-87.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
Marital Status
Married 829 115 13.1 10.7-15.9 711 86.5 83.7-89.0 3 0.3 0.1- 1.2
Other 544 157 28.8 24.6-33.5 384 70.5 65.9-74.8 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3
Income
14,999 or less 381 112 28.3 23.3-33.9 267 71.2 65.6-76.3 2 0.5 0.1- 2.8
15,000-24,999 176 51 29.8 22.7-38.1 124 69.3 60.9-76.5 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0
25,000-49,999 263 48 16.4 12.0-22.0 214 83.1 77.5-87.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6
50,000 or more 442 40 9.6 6.9-13.1 401 90.2 86.6-92.8 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9
WIC recipient
No 742 111 15.4 12.7-18.7 627 84.1 80.8-86.9 4 0.5 0.1- 1.6
Yes 622 159 24.3 20.6-28.3 461 75.3 71.2-79.0 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9
Medicaid recipient
No 639 79 12.4 9.8-15.6 559 87.4 84.2-90.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
Yes 734 193 25.5 22.0-29.4 536 73.8 69.9-77.3 5 0.7 0.3- 2.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 451 104 23.9 20.1-28.0 345 75.7 71.5-79.4 2 0.5 0.1- 1.8
2500+ grams 922 168 19.2 16.7-22.0 750 80.3 77.5-82.8 4 0.5 0.2- 1.3

#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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