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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 KNOW THAT I WAS PREGNANT

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 398 225 56.2 49.3-62.8 173 43.8 37.2-50.7
Age
< 20 years 76 34 46.4 31.3-62.2 42 53.6 37.8-68.7
20-24 years 144 84 57.0 46.2-67.1 60 43.0 32.9-53.8
25-34 years 149 91 59.7 47.8-70.6 58 40.3 29.4-52.2
35+ years 29 16 62.2 35.9-82.9 13 37.8 17.1-64.1
Race
White 229 145 62.7 54.2-70.5 84 37.3 29.5-45.8
Black 152 75 44.2 32.4-56.8 77 55.8 43.2-67.6
Other 17 5 35.8 12.7-68.1 12 64.2 31.9-87.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 37 32 84.3 62.5-94.5 5 15.7 5.5-37.5
No 361 193 52.5 45.2-59.6 168 47.5 40.4-54.8
Education
< High School 115 55 46.0 33.8-58.7 60 54.0 41.3-66.2
High School 156 93 56.9 46.2-67.1 63 43.1 32.9-53.8
> High School 125 76 67.0 54.6-77.4 49 33.0 22.6-45.4
Marital Status
Married 193 121 64.8 55.4-73.2 72 35.2 26.8-44.6
Other 205 104 46.6 36.8-56.5 101 53.4 43.5-63.2
Income
15,999 or less 170 90 48.2 37.5-59.0 80 51.8 41.0-62.5
16,000-24,999 73 41 60.7 45.2-74.3 32 39.3 25.7-54.8
25,000-39,999 55 34 53.7 36.7-70.0 21 46.3 30.0-63.3
40,000 or more 58 38 78.4 61.5-89.1 20 21.6 10.9-38.5
WIC recipient
No 167 102 59.6 48.4-69.9 65 40.4 30.1-51.6
Yes 227 121 54.6 45.8-63.1 106 45.4 36.9-54.2
Medicaid recipient
No 125 80 67.8 56.1-77.6 45 32.2 22.4-43.9
Yes 273 145 50.4 42.0-58.8 128 49.6 41.2-58.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 95 52 53.3 44.1-62.2 43 46.7 37.8-55.9
1500 - 2499 grams 135 77 56.1 47.9-64.0 58 43.9 36.0-52.1
2500+ grams 168 96 56.2 48.6-63.6 72 43.8 36.4-51.4

#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.

This page was generated on 24NOV03

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