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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 KNOW THAT I WAS PREGNANT

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 273 161 60.7 53.3-67.6 112 39.3 32.4-46.7
Age
< 20 years 55 19 33.2 19.1-51.2 36 66.8 48.8-80.9
20-24 years 92 55 64.0 51.4-74.9 37 36.0 25.1-48.6
25-34 years 110 79 71.8 60.7-80.8 31 28.2 19.2-39.3
35+ years 16 8 45.0 18.4-74.9 8 55.0 25.1-81.6
Race
White 163 102 61.7 52.5-70.2 61 38.3 29.8-47.5
Black 90 46 59.3 45.2-72.0 44 40.7 28.0-54.8
Other 20 13 57.9 33.1-79.3 7 42.1 20.7-66.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 33 25 73.8 52.0-88.0 8 26.2 12.0-48.0
No 240 136 58.8 50.9-66.3 104 41.2 33.7-49.1
Education
< High School 85 40 45.0 32.5-58.2 45 55.0 41.8-67.5
High School 85 55 71.5 58.6-81.6 30 28.5 18.4-41.4
> High School 103 66 64.8 52.7-75.3 37 35.2 24.7-47.3
Marital Status
Married 119 83 68.3 57.6-77.3 36 31.7 22.7-42.4
Other 154 78 53.9 43.7-63.8 76 46.1 36.2-56.3
Income
15,999 or less 120 61 52.6 41.3-63.6 59 47.4 36.4-58.7
16,000-24,999 40 25 64.3 44.1-80.5 15 35.7 19.5-55.9
25,000-39,999 36 25 71.4 52.2-85.1 11 28.6 14.9-47.8
40,000 or more 47 31 68.8 50.7-82.6 16 31.2 17.4-49.3
WIC recipient
No 120 75 66.3 55.4-75.7 45 33.7 24.3-44.6
Yes 152 86 57.0 47.0-66.5 66 43.0 33.5-53.0
Medicaid recipient
No 72 49 68.5 55.0-79.5 23 31.5 20.5-45.0
Yes 201 112 57.4 48.5-65.8 89 42.6 34.2-51.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 123 69 55.4 46.6-63.8 54 44.6 36.2-53.4
2500+ grams 150 92 61.2 53.2-68.7 58 38.8 31.3-46.8

#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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