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2011 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
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 948 186 19.1 16.3-22.2 762 80.9 77.8-83.7
Age
< 20 years 67 14 20.1 11.1-33.5 53 79.9 66.5-88.9
20-24 years 237 67 26.6 20.6-33.7 170 73.4 66.3-79.4
25-34 years 498 83 16.2 12.9-20.3 415 83.8 79.7-87.1
35+ years 146 22 15.2 9.4-23.6 124 84.8 76.4-90.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 523 87 16.8 13.4-20.9 436 83.2 79.1-86.6
Non-Hispanic Black 241 62 26.5 20.3-33.9 179 73.5 66.1-79.7
Non-Hispanic Other 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 120 26 18.3 12.0-27.1 94 81.7 72.9-88.0
Education
< High School 168 44 23.0 16.4-31.2 124 77.0 68.8-83.6
High School 190 47 23.9 17.6-31.6 143 76.1 68.4-82.4
> High School 589 95 16.1 12.9-19.8 494 83.9 80.2-87.1
Marital Status
Married 558 76 12.3 9.5-15.8 482 87.7 84.2-90.5
Other 389 110 29.0 23.9-34.6 279 71.0 65.4-76.1
WIC recipient
No 463 63 12.9 9.8-16.9 400 87.1 83.1-90.2
Yes 480 123 24.9 20.6-29.7 357 75.1 70.3-79.4
Medicaid recipient
No 407 44 10.1 7.2-14.1 363 89.9 85.9-92.8
Yes 541 142 25.8 21.7-30.3 399 74.2 69.7-78.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 322 73 24.0 19.4-29.4 249 76.0 70.6-80.6
2500+ grams 626 113 18.7 15.7-22.0 513 81.3 78.0-84.3

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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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