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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 NO ONE TO TAKE CARE OF MY CHILDREN

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 273 265 96.2 92.1-98.2 8 3.8 1.8- 7.9
Age
< 20 years 55 55 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 92 88 96.1 87.5-98.8 4 3.9 1.2-12.5
25-34 years 110 107 95.7 87.5-98.6 3 4.3 1.4-12.5
35+ years 16 15 86.8 45.5-98.1 1 13.2 1.9-54.5
Race
White 163 155 94.0 87.6-97.2 8 6.0 2.8-12.4
Black 90 90 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Other 20 20 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 33 27 78.9 57.2-91.3 6 21.1 8.7-42.8
No 240 238 98.7 94.8-99.7 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2
Education
< High School 85 78 89.9 78.7-95.5 7 10.1 4.5-21.3
High School 85 85 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
> High School 103 102 98.4 89.5-99.8 1 1.6 0.2-10.5
Marital Status
Married 119 117 97.5 90.7-99.4 2 2.5 0.6- 9.3
Other 154 148 95.0 88.1-98.0 6 5.0 2.0-11.9
Income
15,999 or less 120 117 96.9 89.3-99.1 3 3.1 0.9-10.7
16,000-24,999 40 40 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-39,999 36 34 92.2 73.9-98.0 2 7.8 2.0-26.1
40,000 or more 47 46 96.5 79.2-99.5 1 3.5 0.5-20.8
WIC recipient
No 120 116 95.6 88.0-98.5 4 4.4 1.5-12.0
Yes 152 148 96.6 90.3-98.8 4 3.4 1.2- 9.7
Medicaid recipient
No 72 71 98.1 87.9-99.7 1 1.9 0.3-12.1
Yes 201 194 95.4 89.8-98.0 7 4.6 2.0-10.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 123 121 98.0 92.7-99.5 2 2.0 0.5- 7.3
2500+ grams 150 144 96.0 91.5-98.2 6 4.0 1.8- 8.5

#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 20JUL04

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