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2015 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 864 140 16.9 14.0-20.3 724 83.1 79.7-86.0
Age
< 20 years 40 12 36.6 19.8-57.4 28 63.4 42.6-80.2
20-24 years 159 37 19.6 13.3-27.9 122 80.4 72.1-86.7
25-34 years 505 72 15.0 11.6-19.3 433 85.0 80.7-88.4
35+ years 160 19 12.4 7.4-19.9 141 87.6 80.1-92.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 473 66 16.2 12.5-20.7 407 83.8 79.3-87.5
Non-Hispanic Black 197 39 19.3 12.7-28.2 158 80.7 71.8-87.3
Non-Hispanic Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 119 24 16.9 10.4-26.2 95 83.1 73.8-89.6
Education
< High School 111 21 15.9 9.2-26.1 90 84.1 73.9-90.8
High School 158 38 22.9 15.9-32.0 120 77.1 68.0-84.1
> High School 589 81 15.1 11.8-19.2 508 84.9 80.8-88.2
Marital Status
Married 581 67 11.7 8.9-15.2 514 88.3 84.8-91.1
Other 283 73 26.0 20.0-33.1 210 74.0 66.9-80.0
WIC recipient
No 526 55 10.5 7.8-14.0 471 89.5 86.0-92.2
Yes 326 83 25.3 19.9-31.8 243 74.7 68.2-80.1
Medicaid recipient
No 540 52 9.7 7.1-13.1 488 90.3 86.9-92.9
Yes 324 88 27.2 21.5-33.7 236 72.8 66.3-78.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 304 57 20.5 16.2-25.6 247 79.5 74.4-83.8
2500+ grams 560 83 16.6 13.5-20.3 477 83.4 79.7-86.5

The overall weighted response rate in 2015 was 51%. It fell short of the 55% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

*** 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.

This page was generated on 26OCT17

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