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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 HAD TOO MANY OTHER THINGS GOING ON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 317 294 91.6 86.3-95.0 23 8.4 5.0-13.7
Age
< 20 years 62 57 87.1 70.9-94.9 5 12.9 5.1-29.1
20-24 years 106 96 89.7 79.0-95.2 10 10.3 4.8-21.0
25-34 years 123 119 96.7 88.4-99.1 4 3.3 0.9-11.6
35+ years 26 22 86.6 53.5-97.3 4 13.4 2.7-46.5
Race
White 202 194 97.8 94.1-99.2 8 2.2 0.8- 5.9
Black 108 93 76.8 62.7-86.7 15 23.2 13.3-37.3
Other 7 7 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 48 48 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 268 246 89.7 83.3-93.9 22 10.3 6.1-16.7
Education
< High School 92 86 98.9 97.4-99.6 6 1.1 0.4- 2.6
High School 109 98 86.0 74.5-92.9 11 14.0 7.1-25.5
> High School 115 109 90.7 79.8-96.0 6 9.3 4.0-20.2
Marital Status
Married 161 152 95.3 89.1-98.0 9 4.7 2.0-10.9
Other 156 142 86.9 76.7-93.0 14 13.1 7.0-23.3
Income
15,999 or less 138 124 90.7 81.4-95.6 14 9.3 4.4-18.6
16,000-24,999 38 37 94.9 71.5-99.3 1 5.1 0.7-28.5
25,000-39,999 47 44 90.9 71.7-97.5 3 9.1 2.5-28.3
40,000 or more 61 59 96.8 83.3-99.5 2 3.2 0.5-16.7
WIC recipient
No 125 121 96.1 87.2-98.9 4 3.9 1.1-12.8
Yes 188 169 88.8 81.1-93.6 19 11.2 6.4-18.9
Medicaid recipient
No 113 111 98.4 90.9-99.7 2 1.6 0.3- 9.1
Yes 204 183 87.9 80.2-92.9 21 12.1 7.1-19.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 75 71 94.2 86.5-97.6 4 5.8 2.4-13.5
1500 - 2499 grams 86 79 91.3 82.9-95.8 7 8.7 4.2-17.1
2500+ grams 156 144 91.6 85.7-95.2 12 8.4 4.8-14.3

#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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