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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? UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1794 1243 70.2 67.3-72.9 551 29.8 27.1-32.7
Age
< 20 years 222 180 84.5 77.2-89.8 42 15.5 10.2-22.8
20-24 years 481 337 67.5 61.6-72.8 144 32.5 27.2-38.4
25-34 years 880 576 68.0 63.9-71.9 304 32.0 28.1-36.1
35+ years 211 150 69.3 60.5-76.9 61 30.7 23.1-39.5
Race
White 1205 825 69.8 66.4-72.9 380 30.2 27.1-33.6
Black 531 371 69.7 63.6-75.2 160 30.3 24.8-36.4
Other 58 47 84.2 67.4-93.2 11 15.8 6.8-32.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 143 120 82.8 73.8-89.2 23 17.2 10.8-26.2
No 1650 1122 68.7 65.6-71.5 528 31.3 28.5-34.4
Education
< High School 382 306 80.5 74.6-85.2 76 19.5 14.8-25.4
High School 586 380 64.4 59.1-69.4 206 35.6 30.6-40.9
> High School 824 555 68.5 64.2-72.4 269 31.5 27.6-35.8
Marital Status
Married 1156 783 69.2 65.7-72.5 373 30.8 27.5-34.3
Other 638 460 72.1 67.0-76.7 178 27.9 23.3-33.0
Income
15,999 or less 527 402 76.2 70.9-80.8 125 23.8 19.2-29.1
16,000-24,999 244 161 67.4 59.3-74.6 83 32.6 25.4-40.7
25,000-39,999 261 159 63.2 55.4-70.5 102 36.8 29.5-44.6
40,000 or more 610 414 68.4 63.5-72.9 196 31.6 27.1-36.5
WIC recipient
No 959 659 71.0 67.1-74.6 300 29.0 25.4-32.9
Yes 829 582 69.7 65.3-73.6 247 30.3 26.4-34.7
Medicaid recipient
No 886 591 68.6 64.6-72.3 295 31.4 27.7-35.4
Yes 908 652 71.8 67.6-75.6 256 28.2 24.4-32.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 349 237 68.5 64.0-72.8 112 31.5 27.2-36.0
1500 - 2499 grams 561 390 70.2 66.4-73.7 171 29.8 26.3-33.6
2500+ grams 884 616 70.2 67.1-73.1 268 29.8 26.9-32.9

#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.

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