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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

What were your reasons for going to this provider for prenatal care? RECOMMENDATION FROM A RELATIVE OR FRIEND

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1793 1010 54.7 51.6-57.7 783 45.3 42.3-48.4
Age
< 20 years 222 126 52.2 43.4-60.9 96 47.8 39.1-56.6
20-24 years 479 265 54.0 48.0-59.9 214 46.0 40.1-52.0
25-34 years 881 503 55.4 51.1-59.6 378 44.6 40.4-48.9
35+ years 211 116 56.1 47.2-64.7 95 43.9 35.3-52.8
Race
White 1206 641 52.4 48.8-56.0 565 47.6 44.0-51.2
Black 529 333 61.1 54.7-67.1 196 38.9 32.9-45.3
Other 58 36 60.6 42.6-76.1 22 39.4 23.9-57.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 144 103 71.6 61.6-79.7 41 28.4 20.3-38.4
No 1648 907 52.8 49.6-56.0 741 47.2 44.0-50.4
Education
< High School 383 238 60.6 53.9-66.9 145 39.4 33.1-46.1
High School 584 351 59.2 53.8-64.4 233 40.8 35.6-46.2
> High School 824 419 48.4 44.0-52.8 405 51.6 47.2-56.0
Marital Status
Married 1157 641 53.9 50.2-57.6 516 46.1 42.4-49.8
Other 636 369 56.2 50.8-61.5 267 43.8 38.5-49.2
Income
15,999 or less 526 332 62.1 56.2-67.6 194 37.9 32.4-43.8
16,000-24,999 243 146 60.7 52.4-68.5 97 39.3 31.5-47.6
25,000-39,999 261 152 55.1 47.2-62.8 109 44.9 37.2-52.8
40,000 or more 610 287 46.0 41.0-51.1 323 54.0 48.9-59.0
WIC recipient
No 959 496 49.9 45.8-54.1 463 50.1 45.9-54.2
Yes 829 509 59.4 54.9-63.8 320 40.6 36.2-45.1
Medicaid recipient
No 886 472 50.9 46.7-55.1 414 49.1 44.9-53.3
Yes 907 538 58.5 54.0-62.8 369 41.5 37.2-46.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 349 211 60.6 55.8-65.2 138 39.4 34.8-44.2
1500 - 2499 grams 560 322 58.0 54.0-61.9 238 42.0 38.1-46.0
2500+ grams 884 477 54.4 51.1-57.6 407 45.6 42.4-48.9

#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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