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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? UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 398 329 81.0 74.9-85.9 69 19.0 14.1-25.1
Age
< 20 years 76 64 83.7 68.2-92.5 12 16.3 7.5-31.8
20-24 years 144 117 78.4 68.2-86.0 27 21.6 14.0-31.8
25-34 years 149 126 83.8 72.6-91.0 23 16.2 9.0-27.4
35+ years 29 22 77.0 50.3-91.7 7 23.0 8.3-49.7
Race
White 229 193 82.5 75.0-88.2 36 17.5 11.8-25.0
Black 152 122 76.4 64.1-85.5 30 23.6 14.5-35.9
Other 17 14 87.2 51.1-97.8 3 12.8 2.2-48.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 37 25 69.1 47.5-84.7 12 30.9 15.3-52.5
No 361 304 82.5 76.2-87.5 57 17.5 12.5-23.8
Education
< High School 115 87 73.6 60.8-83.3 28 26.4 16.7-39.2
High School 156 134 84.9 75.7-91.1 22 15.1 8.9-24.3
> High School 125 106 84.1 72.6-91.4 19 15.9 8.6-27.4
Marital Status
Married 193 170 87.1 79.2-92.3 23 12.9 7.7-20.8
Other 205 159 74.2 64.4-82.1 46 25.8 17.9-35.6
Income
15,999 or less 170 136 77.8 67.3-85.6 34 22.2 14.4-32.7
16,000-24,999 73 64 83.8 69.2-92.3 9 16.2 7.7-30.8
25,000-39,999 55 43 83.0 65.6-92.6 12 17.0 7.4-34.4
40,000 or more 58 48 83.1 65.1-92.9 10 16.9 7.1-34.9
WIC recipient
No 167 142 85.4 75.6-91.7 25 14.6 8.3-24.4
Yes 227 183 78.3 70.1-84.7 44 21.7 15.3-29.9
Medicaid recipient
No 125 107 85.8 75.2-92.3 18 14.2 7.7-24.8
Yes 273 222 78.6 70.8-84.8 51 21.4 15.2-29.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 95 75 78.1 69.5-84.9 20 21.9 15.1-30.5
1500 - 2499 grams 135 118 87.2 80.6-91.8 17 12.8 8.2-19.4
2500+ grams 168 136 80.5 73.8-85.9 32 19.5 14.1-26.2

#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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