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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Did any of these things keep you from getting prenatal care as early as you wanted? I HAD NO ONE TO TAKE CARE OF MY CHILDREN

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 398 375 93.7 89.2-96.4 23 6.3 3.6-10.8
Age
< 20 years 76 75 96.8 80.8-99.5 1 3.2 0.5-19.2
20-24 years 144 132 93.6 85.8-97.2 12 6.4 2.8-14.2
25-34 years 149 141 92.5 82.8-96.9 8 7.5 3.1-17.2
35+ years 29 27 91.3 59.5-98.7 2 8.7 1.3-40.5
Race
White 229 220 96.3 91.3-98.5 9 3.7 1.5- 8.7
Black 152 140 88.6 77.1-94.7 12 11.4 5.3-22.9
Other 17 15 88.1 50.3-98.2 2 11.9 1.8-49.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 37 36 94.7 70.8-99.2 1 5.3 0.8-29.2
No 361 339 93.6 88.8-96.4 22 6.4 3.6-11.2
Education
< High School 115 103 87.7 76.5-94.0 12 12.3 6.0-23.5
High School 156 149 96.9 90.6-99.1 7 3.1 0.9- 9.4
> High School 125 121 96.1 86.9-98.9 4 3.9 1.1-13.1
Marital Status
Married 193 185 95.2 88.6-98.1 8 4.8 1.9-11.4
Other 205 190 92.0 84.5-96.0 15 8.0 4.0-15.5
Income
15,999 or less 170 160 92.4 83.9-96.6 10 7.6 3.4-16.1
16,000-24,999 73 68 94.3 82.5-98.3 5 5.7 1.7-17.5
25,000-39,999 55 52 95.6 78.7-99.2 3 4.4 0.8-21.3
40,000 or more 58 58 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 167 159 96.2 88.7-98.8 8 3.8 1.2-11.3
Yes 227 213 92.3 85.9-95.9 14 7.7 4.1-14.1
Medicaid recipient
No 125 122 99.6 98.8-99.9 3 0.4 0.1- 1.2
Yes 273 253 90.8 84.3-94.7 20 9.2 5.3-15.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 95 90 94.8 89.0-97.7 5 5.2 2.3-11.0
1500 - 2499 grams 135 127 93.5 87.8-96.6 8 6.5 3.4-12.2
2500+ grams 168 158 93.7 88.6-96.6 10 6.3 3.4-11.4

#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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