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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? THEY OFFERED SPECIALIZED SERVICES

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1790 1546 89.0 87.0-90.8 244 11.0 9.2-13.0
Age
< 20 years 222 192 87.7 80.7-92.4 30 12.3 7.6-19.3
20-24 years 479 411 87.6 83.1-91.0 68 12.4 9.0-16.9
25-34 years 878 764 90.4 87.5-92.6 114 9.6 7.4-12.5
35+ years 211 179 88.0 80.9-92.7 32 12.0 7.3-19.1
Race
White 1204 1059 90.1 87.8-92.0 145 9.9 8.0-12.2
Black 528 432 85.1 80.1-89.0 96 14.9 11.0-19.9
Other 58 55 92.6 76.0-98.0 3 7.4 2.0-24.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 143 125 87.0 78.5-92.5 18 13.0 7.5-21.5
No 1646 1421 89.4 87.3-91.1 225 10.6 8.9-12.7
Education
< High School 382 335 90.7 86.2-93.9 47 9.3 6.1-13.8
High School 584 494 86.1 81.9-89.5 90 13.9 10.5-18.1
> High School 822 715 90.0 87.1-92.4 107 10.0 7.6-12.9
Marital Status
Married 1155 1015 90.2 87.8-92.2 140 9.8 7.8-12.2
Other 635 531 86.5 82.5-89.7 104 13.5 10.3-17.5
Income
15,999 or less 526 439 86.8 82.4-90.2 87 13.2 9.8-17.6
16,000-24,999 242 206 86.4 79.7-91.1 36 13.6 8.9-20.3
25,000-39,999 260 228 92.4 87.3-95.6 32 7.6 4.4-12.7
40,000 or more 610 537 90.8 87.5-93.3 73 9.2 6.7-12.5
WIC recipient
No 958 842 90.2 87.5-92.4 116 9.8 7.6-12.5
Yes 827 700 87.8 84.6-90.5 127 12.2 9.5-15.4
Medicaid recipient
No 886 783 90.8 88.1-92.9 103 9.2 7.1-11.9
Yes 904 763 87.2 83.9-89.8 141 12.8 10.2-16.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 349 286 82.1 78.2-85.5 63 17.9 14.5-21.8
1500 - 2499 grams 561 472 83.7 80.5-86.5 89 16.3 13.5-19.5
2500+ grams 880 788 89.5 87.2-91.3 92 10.5 8.7-12.8

#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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