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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 1792 1294 70.8 67.9-73.5 498 29.2 26.5-32.1
Age
< 20 years 222 171 77.0 68.7-83.6 51 23.0 16.4-31.3
20-24 years 480 376 79.2 73.9-83.6 104 20.8 16.4-26.1
25-34 years 879 596 64.1 59.8-68.1 283 35.9 31.9-40.2
35+ years 211 151 72.9 64.3-80.1 60 27.1 19.9-35.7
Race
White 1205 877 72.5 69.2-75.5 328 27.5 24.5-30.8
Black 529 376 65.9 59.6-71.7 153 34.1 28.3-40.4
Other 58 41 67.1 49.0-81.3 17 32.9 18.7-51.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 143 119 81.4 72.2-88.1 24 18.6 11.9-27.8
No 1648 1174 69.5 66.5-72.4 474 30.5 27.6-33.5
Education
< High School 381 296 74.6 68.3-80.0 85 25.4 20.0-31.7
High School 585 431 75.1 70.1-79.5 154 24.9 20.5-29.9
> High School 824 565 65.8 61.5-69.9 259 34.2 30.1-38.5
Marital Status
Married 1156 808 69.4 65.9-72.7 348 30.6 27.3-34.1
Other 636 486 73.6 68.5-78.2 150 26.4 21.8-31.5
Income
15,999 or less 525 413 76.5 71.1-81.2 112 23.5 18.8-28.9
16,000-24,999 244 191 79.1 71.6-85.0 53 20.9 15.0-28.4
25,000-39,999 261 188 71.3 63.7-77.9 73 28.7 22.1-36.3
40,000 or more 610 394 62.9 57.9-67.7 216 37.1 32.3-42.1
WIC recipient
No 958 645 64.9 60.8-68.7 313 35.1 31.3-39.2
Yes 829 645 77.0 72.9-80.6 184 23.0 19.4-27.1
Medicaid recipient
No 886 580 63.6 59.5-67.6 306 36.4 32.4-40.5
Yes 906 714 78.0 74.1-81.5 192 22.0 18.5-25.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 349 259 74.2 69.8-78.1 90 25.8 21.9-30.2
1500 - 2499 grams 560 415 74.7 71.0-78.0 145 25.3 22.0-29.0
2500+ grams 883 620 70.5 67.4-73.4 263 29.5 26.6-32.6

#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.

This page was generated on 24NOV03

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