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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 DIDN'T HAVE MY MEDICAID CARD

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 317 280 86.1 80.0-90.5 37 13.9 9.5-20.0
Age
< 20 years 62 56 87.6 71.9-95.1 6 12.4 4.9-28.1
20-24 years 106 89 79.8 67.7-88.1 17 20.2 11.9-32.3
25-34 years 123 110 90.2 80.6-95.3 13 9.8 4.7-19.4
35+ years 26 25 89.0 51.3-98.4 1 11.0 1.6-48.7
Race
White 202 174 83.4 75.5-89.1 28 16.6 10.9-24.5
Black 108 99 90.7 79.3-96.1 9 9.3 3.9-20.7
Other 7 7 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 48 33 70.3 52.3-83.6 15 29.7 16.4-47.7
No 268 246 89.8 83.6-93.8 22 10.2 6.2-16.4
Education
< High School 92 74 74.1 60.0-84.5 18 25.9 15.5-40.0
High School 109 97 89.5 79.8-94.9 12 10.5 5.1-20.2
> High School 115 108 93.0 84.0-97.2 7 7.0 2.8-16.0
Marital Status
Married 161 149 90.3 82.7-94.8 12 9.7 5.2-17.3
Other 156 131 80.6 69.9-88.1 25 19.4 11.9-30.1
Income
15,999 or less 138 113 80.2 69.4-87.9 25 19.8 12.1-30.6
16,000-24,999 38 33 85.8 65.8-95.0 5 14.2 5.0-34.2
25,000-39,999 47 46 96.6 79.6-99.5 1 3.4 0.5-20.4
40,000 or more 61 61 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 125 119 95.8 86.8-98.8 6 4.2 1.2-13.2
Yes 188 157 80.0 71.4-86.6 31 20.0 13.4-28.6
Medicaid recipient
No 113 109 99.2 97.7-99.7 4 0.8 0.3- 2.3
Yes 204 171 78.8 70.2-85.5 33 21.2 14.5-29.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 75 70 92.7 84.7-96.7 5 7.3 3.3-15.3
1500 - 2499 grams 86 75 87.0 78.2-92.6 11 13.0 7.4-21.8
2500+ grams 156 135 85.8 79.3-90.6 21 14.2 9.4-20.7

#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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