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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 WAY TO GET TO THE CLINIC OR DOCTOR'S OFFICE

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 317 286 87.9 82.0-92.0 31 12.1 8.0-18.0
Age
< 20 years 62 55 84.0 67.7-93.0 7 16.0 7.0-32.3
20-24 years 106 95 84.7 72.9-92.0 11 15.3 8.0-27.1
25-34 years 123 112 91.0 81.6-95.9 11 9.0 4.1-18.4
35+ years 26 24 99.0 96.2-99.8 2 1.0 0.2- 3.8
Race
White 202 179 87.8 80.4-92.6 23 12.2 7.4-19.6
Black 108 102 90.4 77.8-96.2 6 9.6 3.8-22.2
Other 7 5 63.8 23.6-91.0 2 36.2 9.0-76.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 48 35 76.6 58.8-88.2 13 23.4 11.8-41.2
No 268 250 90.5 84.3-94.4 18 9.5 5.6-15.7
Education
< High School 92 79 85.2 72.3-92.7 13 14.8 7.3-27.7
High School 109 93 82.1 70.5-89.8 16 17.9 10.2-29.5
> High School 115 113 96.4 86.6-99.1 2 3.6 0.9-13.4
Marital Status
Married 161 150 91.7 84.1-95.8 11 8.3 4.2-15.9
Other 156 136 83.0 72.5-90.0 20 17.0 10.0-27.5
Income
15,999 or less 138 118 83.0 72.2-90.2 20 17.0 9.8-27.8
16,000-24,999 38 34 86.3 66.0-95.3 4 13.7 4.7-34.0
25,000-39,999 47 46 96.6 79.6-99.5 1 3.4 0.5-20.4
40,000 or more 61 60 96.3 78.3-99.5 1 3.7 0.5-21.7
WIC recipient
No 125 118 92.7 82.8-97.1 7 7.3 2.9-17.2
Yes 188 164 84.8 76.6-90.5 24 15.2 9.5-23.4
Medicaid recipient
No 113 109 96.1 87.7-98.9 4 3.9 1.1-12.3
Yes 204 177 83.3 75.0-89.3 27 16.7 10.7-25.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 75 69 91.3 82.9-95.7 6 8.7 4.3-17.1
1500 - 2499 grams 86 79 91.1 82.6-95.7 7 8.9 4.3-17.4
2500+ grams 156 138 87.6 81.1-92.0 18 12.4 8.0-18.9

#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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