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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 NO ONE TO TAKE CARE OF MY CHILDREN

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 317 304 94.2 89.5-96.9 13 5.8 3.1-10.5
Age
< 20 years 62 59 91.1 75.7-97.1 3 8.9 2.9-24.3
20-24 years 106 102 94.3 84.1-98.1 4 5.7 1.9-15.9
25-34 years 123 118 95.1 86.8-98.2 5 4.9 1.8-13.2
35+ years 26 25 99.5 96.9-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.1
Race
White 202 194 94.4 88.4-97.4 8 5.6 2.6-11.6
Black 108 104 95.1 83.1-98.7 4 4.9 1.3-16.9
Other 7 6 81.9 34.2-97.5 1 18.1 2.5-65.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 48 44 88.9 71.9-96.2 4 11.1 3.8-28.1
No 268 259 95.5 90.5-97.9 9 4.5 2.1- 9.5
Education
< High School 92 89 97.2 87.5-99.4 3 2.8 0.6-12.5
High School 109 102 89.6 78.9-95.2 7 10.4 4.8-21.1
> High School 115 112 96.3 86.6-99.0 3 3.7 1.0-13.4
Marital Status
Married 161 154 93.5 86.4-97.0 7 6.5 3.0-13.6
Other 156 150 95.2 87.0-98.3 6 4.8 1.7-13.0
Income
15,999 or less 138 129 91.4 81.9-96.2 9 8.6 3.8-18.1
16,000-24,999 38 37 96.0 76.4-99.4 1 4.0 0.6-23.6
25,000-39,999 47 45 93.2 76.7-98.3 2 6.8 1.7-23.3
40,000 or more 61 61 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 125 123 98.4 91.2-99.7 2 1.6 0.3- 8.8
Yes 188 177 91.7 84.5-95.7 11 8.3 4.3-15.5
Medicaid recipient
No 113 112 98.5 90.3-99.8 1 1.5 0.2- 9.7
Yes 204 192 91.9 84.9-95.8 12 8.1 4.2-15.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 75 73 97.3 90.9-99.3 2 2.7 0.7- 9.1
1500 - 2499 grams 86 84 97.3 89.8-99.3 2 2.7 0.7-10.2
2500+ grams 156 147 93.9 88.7-96.8 9 6.1 3.2-11.3

#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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