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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? UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 317 274 85.9 79.9-90.3 43 14.1 9.7-20.1
Age
< 20 years 62 51 80.8 64.4-90.7 11 19.2 9.3-35.6
20-24 years 106 94 88.5 77.6-94.5 12 11.5 5.5-22.4
25-34 years 123 110 91.0 81.7-95.8 13 9.0 4.2-18.3
35+ years 26 19 58.2 29.8-82.0 7 41.8 18.0-70.2
Race
White 202 180 88.0 80.8-92.7 22 12.0 7.3-19.2
Black 108 88 80.1 66.6-89.1 20 19.9 10.9-33.4
Other 7 6 97.8 84.5-99.7 1 2.2 0.3-15.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 48 40 87.8 71.5-95.4 8 12.2 4.6-28.5
No 268 233 85.4 78.6-90.4 35 14.6 9.6-21.4
Education
< High School 92 76 78.5 64.7-87.9 16 21.5 12.1-35.3
High School 109 99 92.5 83.1-96.8 10 7.5 3.2-16.9
> High School 115 98 85.4 74.3-92.2 17 14.6 7.8-25.7
Marital Status
Married 161 144 89.1 81.4-93.9 17 10.9 6.1-18.6
Other 156 130 81.8 71.2-89.0 26 18.2 11.0-28.8
Income
15,999 or less 138 116 82.9 72.1-90.0 22 17.1 10.0-27.9
16,000-24,999 38 36 90.8 69.9-97.7 2 9.2 2.3-30.1
25,000-39,999 47 41 88.6 71.3-96.0 6 11.4 4.0-28.7
40,000 or more 61 54 90.1 75.6-96.4 7 9.9 3.6-24.4
WIC recipient
No 125 108 86.2 75.6-92.7 17 13.8 7.3-24.4
Yes 188 162 85.4 77.3-91.0 26 14.6 9.0-22.7
Medicaid recipient
No 113 99 88.0 77.9-93.8 14 12.0 6.2-22.1
Yes 204 175 84.8 76.6-90.4 29 15.2 9.6-23.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 75 63 84.3 75.2-90.4 12 15.7 9.6-24.8
1500 - 2499 grams 86 76 88.4 79.8-93.7 10 11.6 6.3-20.2
2500+ grams 156 135 85.8 79.2-90.5 21 14.2 9.5-20.8

#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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