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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

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Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1640 1293 77.7 75.0-80.2 347 22.3 19.8-25.0
Age
< 20 years 224 187 83.2 75.4-88.9 37 16.8 11.1-24.6
20-24 years 435 358 80.3 74.8-84.8 77 19.7 15.2-25.2
25-34 years 797 614 75.2 71.2-78.8 183 24.8 21.2-28.8
35+ years 184 134 75.4 66.6-82.6 50 24.6 17.4-33.4
Race
White 1118 879 77.7 74.5-80.6 239 22.3 19.4-25.5
Black 462 369 79.7 73.8-84.6 93 20.3 15.4-26.2
Other 60 45 64.2 47.6-77.9 15 35.8 22.1-52.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 174 152 88.2 80.9-93.0 22 11.8 7.0-19.1
No 1464 1139 76.1 73.2-78.9 325 23.9 21.1-26.8
Education
< High School 358 309 85.9 80.4-90.1 49 14.1 9.9-19.6
High School 509 414 79.0 73.8-83.4 95 21.0 16.6-26.2
> High School 768 565 72.6 68.4-76.3 203 27.4 23.7-31.6
Marital Status
Married 1041 797 75.4 72.0-78.5 244 24.6 21.5-28.0
Other 599 496 82.0 77.3-86.0 103 18.0 14.0-22.7
Income
15,999 or less 498 425 84.8 79.9-88.7 73 15.2 11.3-20.1
16,000-24,999 180 144 79.9 71.3-86.4 36 20.1 13.6-28.7
25,000-39,999 249 195 75.6 68.1-81.8 54 24.4 18.2-31.9
40,000 or more 556 400 70.4 65.5-74.9 156 29.6 25.1-34.5
WIC recipient
No 847 620 71.2 67.2-74.9 227 28.8 25.1-32.8
Yes 785 667 84.9 81.2-87.9 118 15.1 12.1-18.8
Medicaid recipient
No 823 582 68.4 64.3-72.2 241 31.6 27.8-35.7
Yes 817 711 87.6 84.1-90.3 106 12.4 9.7-15.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 307 253 82.9 78.7-86.4 54 17.1 13.6-21.3
1500 - 2499 grams 495 398 80.9 77.3-84.0 97 19.1 16.0-22.7
2500+ grams 838 642 77.4 74.5-80.1 196 22.6 19.9-25.5

#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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