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2002 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 TOO MANY OTHER THINGS GOING ON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 273 257 93.2 88.3-96.2 16 6.8 3.8-11.7
Age
< 20 years 55 52 92.2 75.5-97.8 3 7.8 2.2-24.5
20-24 years 92 86 92.1 81.6-96.9 6 7.9 3.1-18.4
25-34 years 110 104 95.2 87.7-98.2 6 4.8 1.8-12.3
35+ years 16 15 88.0 48.0-98.3 1 12.0 1.7-52.0
Race
White 163 154 93.9 87.7-97.1 9 6.1 2.9-12.3
Black 90 84 89.7 76.8-95.8 6 10.3 4.2-23.2
Other 20 19 99.4 96.0-99.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 33 29 89.1 68.3-96.8 4 10.9 3.2-31.7
No 240 228 93.8 88.5-96.7 12 6.2 3.3-11.5
Education
< High School 85 79 93.2 82.7-97.5 6 6.8 2.5-17.3
High School 85 79 91.4 80.3-96.5 6 8.6 3.5-19.7
> High School 103 99 95.0 86.1-98.3 4 5.0 1.7-13.9
Marital Status
Married 119 114 95.8 88.6-98.5 5 4.2 1.5-11.4
Other 154 143 90.9 82.8-95.4 11 9.1 4.6-17.2
Income
15,999 or less 120 112 91.4 81.9-96.1 8 8.6 3.9-18.1
16,000-24,999 40 39 95.9 75.9-99.4 1 4.1 0.6-24.1
25,000-39,999 36 35 99.4 95.9-99.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1
40,000 or more 47 44 92.7 76.3-98.1 3 7.3 1.9-23.7
WIC recipient
No 120 113 93.8 85.6-97.4 7 6.2 2.6-14.4
Yes 152 143 92.7 85.3-96.5 9 7.3 3.5-14.7
Medicaid recipient
No 72 69 96.1 86.4-99.0 3 3.9 1.0-13.6
Yes 201 188 92.0 85.5-95.7 13 8.0 4.3-14.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 123 117 94.3 87.9-97.4 6 5.7 2.6-12.1
2500+ grams 150 140 93.1 87.7-96.3 10 6.9 3.7-12.3

#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 20JUL04

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