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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Did any of these things keep you from getting prenatal care as early as you wanted? I COULDN'T GET AN APPOINTMENT EARLIER IN MY PREGNANCY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 317 220 71.8 65.0-77.8 97 28.2 22.2-35.0
Age
< 20 years 62 48 79.2 63.3-89.4 14 20.8 10.6-36.7
20-24 years 106 72 74.8 63.0-83.7 34 25.2 16.3-37.0
25-34 years 123 80 62.4 50.8-72.8 43 37.6 27.2-49.2
35+ years 26 20 88.1 63.8-96.9 6 11.9 3.1-36.2
Race
White 202 131 67.4 58.8-74.9 71 32.6 25.1-41.2
Black 108 85 82.9 70.1-91.0 23 17.1 9.0-29.9
Other 7 4 61.6 22.6-89.8 3 38.4 10.2-77.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 48 30 72.3 55.0-84.8 18 27.7 15.2-45.0
No 268 189 71.7 64.1-78.2 79 28.3 21.8-35.9
Education
< High School 92 72 83.1 70.5-91.0 20 16.9 9.0-29.5
High School 109 73 64.4 52.5-74.9 36 35.6 25.1-47.5
> High School 115 74 68.8 56.6-78.9 41 31.2 21.1-43.4
Marital Status
Married 161 103 63.3 53.9-71.9 58 36.7 28.1-46.1
Other 156 117 82.8 72.9-89.6 39 17.2 10.4-27.1
Income
15,999 or less 138 106 81.6 70.9-89.0 32 18.4 11.0-29.1
16,000-24,999 38 26 65.7 45.3-81.6 12 34.3 18.4-54.7
25,000-39,999 47 24 51.9 34.6-68.7 23 48.1 31.3-65.4
40,000 or more 61 38 63.2 47.1-76.8 23 36.8 23.2-52.9
WIC recipient
No 125 78 62.5 50.8-72.9 47 37.5 27.1-49.2
Yes 188 139 77.6 68.9-84.3 49 22.4 15.7-31.1
Medicaid recipient
No 113 67 55.5 43.9-66.6 46 44.5 33.4-56.1
Yes 204 153 80.8 72.6-87.0 51 19.2 13.0-27.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 75 47 63.3 52.8-72.6 28 36.7 27.4-47.2
1500 - 2499 grams 86 64 76.3 66.7-83.9 22 23.7 16.1-33.3
2500+ grams 156 109 71.7 64.3-78.2 47 28.3 21.8-35.7

#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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