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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 DIDN'T HAVE ENOUGH MONEY OR INSURANCE TO PAY FOR MY VISITS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 273 218 81.1 74.7-86.1 55 18.9 13.9-25.3
Age
< 20 years 55 45 87.5 72.2-95.0 10 12.5 5.0-27.8
20-24 years 92 71 76.3 64.2-85.2 21 23.7 14.8-35.8
25-34 years 110 92 83.7 73.5-90.5 18 16.3 9.5-26.5
35+ years 16 10 68.4 35.5-89.5 6 31.6 10.5-64.5
Race
White 163 126 78.8 70.4-85.4 37 21.2 14.6-29.6
Black 90 74 84.4 71.9-91.9 16 15.6 8.1-28.1
Other 20 18 86.4 59.1-96.6 2 13.6 3.4-40.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 33 18 56.9 36.4-75.4 15 43.1 24.6-63.6
No 240 200 84.5 78.0-89.3 40 15.5 10.7-22.0
Education
< High School 85 64 81.3 69.5-89.3 21 18.7 10.7-30.5
High School 85 66 77.4 64.7-86.5 19 22.6 13.5-35.3
> High School 103 88 84.3 73.5-91.3 15 15.7 8.7-26.5
Marital Status
Married 119 102 85.0 75.7-91.2 17 15.0 8.8-24.3
Other 154 116 77.4 68.0-84.7 38 22.6 15.3-32.0
Income
15,999 or less 120 92 79.0 68.6-86.6 28 21.0 13.4-31.4
16,000-24,999 40 28 66.9 46.7-82.3 12 33.1 17.7-53.3
25,000-39,999 36 30 76.0 56.2-88.7 6 24.0 11.3-43.8
40,000 or more 47 44 94.8 76.5-99.0 3 5.2 1.0-23.5
WIC recipient
No 120 101 85.7 76.2-91.8 19 14.3 8.2-23.8
Yes 152 117 78.3 69.2-85.3 35 21.7 14.7-30.8
Medicaid recipient
No 72 66 91.2 79.9-96.5 6 8.8 3.5-20.1
Yes 201 152 76.7 68.6-83.2 49 23.3 16.8-31.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 123 96 76.2 67.7-83.0 27 23.8 17.0-32.3
2500+ grams 150 122 81.5 74.5-86.9 28 18.5 13.1-25.5

#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 20JUL04

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