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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 DIDN'T HAVE MY MEDICAID CARD

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 398 349 88.2 83.0-92.0 49 11.8 8.0-17.0
Age
< 20 years 76 69 90.5 75.6-96.7 7 9.5 3.3-24.4
20-24 years 144 120 84.2 74.7-90.6 24 15.8 9.4-25.3
25-34 years 149 134 93.1 84.5-97.1 15 6.9 2.9-15.5
35+ years 29 26 85.1 56.5-96.2 3 14.9 3.8-43.5
Race
White 229 204 89.8 83.3-94.0 25 10.2 6.0-16.7
Black 152 131 84.7 73.1-91.8 21 15.3 8.2-26.9
Other 17 14 87.4 51.0-97.9 3 12.6 2.1-49.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 37 33 88.9 66.6-97.0 4 11.1 3.0-33.4
No 361 316 88.1 82.5-92.1 45 11.9 7.9-17.5
Education
< High School 115 96 81.7 69.6-89.6 19 18.3 10.4-30.4
High School 156 138 90.0 81.7-94.7 18 10.0 5.3-18.3
> High School 125 114 93.6 84.4-97.5 11 6.4 2.5-15.6
Marital Status
Married 193 174 91.7 84.7-95.7 19 8.3 4.3-15.3
Other 205 175 84.4 75.6-90.4 30 15.6 9.6-24.4
Income
15,999 or less 170 144 83.6 73.8-90.2 26 16.4 9.8-26.2
16,000-24,999 73 64 90.9 77.7-96.6 9 9.1 3.4-22.3
25,000-39,999 55 52 95.5 79.0-99.2 3 4.5 0.8-21.0
40,000 or more 58 56 99.6 98.4-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6
WIC recipient
No 167 153 91.4 82.1-96.1 14 8.6 3.9-17.9
Yes 227 194 86.5 79.4-91.4 33 13.5 8.6-20.6
Medicaid recipient
No 125 120 96.3 87.7-98.9 5 3.7 1.1-12.3
Yes 273 229 84.3 77.1-89.5 44 15.7 10.5-22.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 95 80 83.7 75.6-89.4 15 16.3 10.6-24.4
1500 - 2499 grams 135 120 88.7 82.3-93.0 15 11.3 7.0-17.7
2500+ grams 168 149 88.3 82.4-92.4 19 11.7 7.6-17.6

#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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