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2012 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 589 100 17.7 14.3-21.6 489 82.3 78.4-85.7
Age
< 20 years 44 15 37.3 23.1-53.9 29 62.7 46.1-76.9
20-24 years 134 28 19.7 12.9-28.9 106 80.3 71.1-87.1
25-34 years 333 44 13.4 9.7-18.1 289 86.6 81.9-90.3
35+ years 78 13 16.9 9.2-29.1 65 83.1 70.9-90.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 339 48 13.8 10.1-18.4 291 86.2 81.6-89.9
Non-Hispanic Black 134 39 30.2 21.5-40.6 95 69.8 59.4-78.5
Non-Hispanic Other 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 83 17 23.9 14.5-36.8 66 76.1 63.2-85.5
High School 112 28 28.0 19.2-38.7 84 72.0 61.3-80.8
> High School 394 55 13.0 9.7-17.2 339 87.0 82.8-90.3
Marital Status
Married 356 43 12.9 9.5-17.3 313 87.1 82.7-90.5
Other 233 57 24.1 18.1-31.3 176 75.9 68.7-81.9
WIC recipient
No 276 29 11.1 7.5-16.1 247 88.9 83.9-92.5
Yes 310 71 23.4 18.2-29.5 239 76.6 70.5-81.8
Medicaid recipient
No 308 29 10.8 7.4-15.5 279 89.2 84.5-92.6
Yes 281 71 25.0 19.4-31.5 210 75.0 68.5-80.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 184 33 17.9 12.9-24.2 151 82.1 75.8-87.1
2500+ grams 405 67 17.7 14.1-21.9 338 82.3 78.1-85.9

For 2012, N.C. PRAMS only collected data on May through December births. Additionally, the overall weighted response ratewas 51%.

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

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

Note: New data entry/data processing system introduced starting with 2012 PRAMS data.
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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