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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 KNOW THAT I WAS PREGNANT

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 317 198 65.4 58.2-72.0 119 34.6 28.0-41.8
Age
< 20 years 62 33 56.9 40.4-72.1 29 43.1 27.9-59.6
20-24 years 106 62 61.3 48.9-72.4 44 38.7 27.6-51.1
25-34 years 123 87 72.5 61.2-81.5 36 27.5 18.5-38.8
35+ years 26 16 74.1 43.9-91.3 10 25.9 8.7-56.1
Race
White 202 134 68.1 59.5-75.6 68 31.9 24.4-40.5
Black 108 61 60.1 46.1-72.6 47 39.9 27.4-53.9
Other 7 3 59.3 21.4-88.7 4 40.7 11.3-78.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 48 38 84.0 67.1-93.1 10 16.0 6.9-32.9
No 268 160 61.1 53.1-68.6 108 38.9 31.4-46.9
Education
< High School 92 58 68.9 55.0-80.1 34 31.1 19.9-45.0
High School 109 67 66.1 54.0-76.4 42 33.9 23.6-46.0
> High School 115 72 60.8 48.4-71.9 43 39.2 28.1-51.6
Marital Status
Married 161 108 66.0 56.4-74.4 53 34.0 25.6-43.6
Other 156 90 64.7 53.5-74.6 66 35.3 25.4-46.5
Income
15,999 or less 138 85 64.9 53.2-75.1 53 35.1 24.9-46.8
16,000-24,999 38 19 51.3 32.0-70.2 19 48.7 29.8-68.0
25,000-39,999 47 32 64.4 46.2-79.2 15 35.6 20.8-53.8
40,000 or more 61 42 68.8 52.3-81.7 19 31.2 18.3-47.7
WIC recipient
No 125 85 65.5 53.7-75.6 40 34.5 24.4-46.3
Yes 188 111 65.9 56.6-74.2 77 34.1 25.8-43.4
Medicaid recipient
No 113 72 61.8 50.0-72.4 41 38.2 27.6-50.0
Yes 204 126 67.4 58.3-75.5 78 32.6 24.5-41.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 75 43 56.9 46.4-66.9 32 43.1 33.1-53.6
1500 - 2499 grams 86 52 58.3 47.6-68.2 34 41.7 31.8-52.4
2500+ grams 156 103 66.1 58.3-73.2 53 33.9 26.8-41.7

#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.

This page was generated on 24NOV03

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