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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

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Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1793 1669 92.7 90.9-94.2 124 7.3 5.8- 9.1
Age
< 20 years 222 195 89.6 82.9-93.8 27 10.4 6.2-17.1
20-24 years 480 436 90.3 86.2-93.4 44 9.7 6.6-13.8
25-34 years 880 836 94.2 91.7-96.0 44 5.8 4.0- 8.3
35+ years 211 202 95.2 89.3-97.9 9 4.8 2.1-10.7
Race
White 1205 1136 93.2 91.1-94.9 69 6.8 5.1- 8.9
Black 530 483 91.3 87.0-94.2 47 8.7 5.8-13.0
Other 58 50 90.8 73.9-97.1 8 9.2 2.9-26.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 144 123 82.6 73.5-89.1 21 17.4 10.9-26.5
No 1648 1546 94.0 92.3-95.4 102 6.0 4.6- 7.7
Education
< High School 383 339 87.6 82.5-91.4 44 12.4 8.6-17.5
High School 585 540 92.4 89.0-94.9 45 7.6 5.1-11.0
> High School 823 789 95.6 93.4-97.1 34 4.4 2.9- 6.6
Marital Status
Married 1156 1100 94.5 92.5-96.0 56 5.5 4.0- 7.5
Other 637 569 89.0 85.1-92.0 68 11.0 8.0-14.9
Income
15,999 or less 526 461 86.1 81.5-89.7 65 13.9 10.3-18.5
16,000-24,999 244 219 89.5 83.3-93.6 25 10.5 6.4-16.7
25,000-39,999 260 243 95.2 90.6-97.6 17 4.8 2.4- 9.4
40,000 or more 610 606 98.8 96.9-99.6 4 1.2 0.4- 3.1
WIC recipient
No 959 928 97.0 95.2-98.1 31 3.0 1.9- 4.8
Yes 829 736 88.0 84.7-90.7 93 12.0 9.3-15.3
Medicaid recipient
No 886 861 96.7 94.8-98.0 25 3.3 2.0- 5.2
Yes 907 808 88.6 85.4-91.1 99 11.4 8.9-14.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 349 322 92.2 89.2-94.4 27 7.8 5.6-10.8
1500 - 2499 grams 561 526 93.5 91.2-95.2 35 6.5 4.8- 8.8
2500+ grams 883 821 92.7 90.7-94.2 62 7.3 5.8- 9.3

#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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