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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

What were your reasons for going to this provider for prenatal care? THE ONLY PROVIDER THAT WOULD ACCEPT ME AS A PATIENT

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1527 1424 93.2 91.4-94.6 103 6.8 5.4- 8.6
Age
< 20 years 194 178 90.1 82.9-94.5 16 9.9 5.5-17.1
20-24 years 396 358 90.8 86.6-93.8 38 9.2 6.2-13.4
25-34 years 750 709 94.1 91.6-95.9 41 5.9 4.1- 8.4
35+ years 187 179 97.7 93.8-99.2 8 2.3 0.8- 6.2
Race
White 1051 982 93.3 91.2-94.9 69 6.7 5.1- 8.8
Black 401 374 93.9 89.7-96.4 27 6.1 3.6-10.3
Other 75 68 89.0 76.9-95.2 7 11.0 4.8-23.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 156 137 89.6 82.4-94.1 19 10.4 5.9-17.6
No 1371 1287 93.6 91.8-95.1 84 6.4 4.9- 8.2
Education
< High School 336 299 87.3 82.2-91.1 37 12.7 8.9-17.8
High School 438 405 93.4 89.8-95.8 33 6.6 4.2-10.2
> High School 750 717 95.9 93.8-97.3 33 4.1 2.7- 6.2
Marital Status
Married 977 930 95.4 93.5-96.7 47 4.6 3.3- 6.5
Other 550 494 88.7 84.6-91.8 56 11.3 8.2-15.4
Income
15,999 or less 452 406 90.1 86.0-93.1 46 9.9 6.9-14.0
16,000-24,999 170 153 89.1 81.6-93.8 17 10.9 6.2-18.4
25,000-39,999 205 189 90.4 84.0-94.5 16 9.6 5.5-16.0
40,000 or more 549 541 98.5 96.7-99.4 8 1.5 0.6- 3.3
WIC recipient
No 821 792 96.2 94.2-97.5 29 3.8 2.5- 5.8
Yes 692 618 89.4 86.1-91.9 74 10.6 8.1-13.9
Medicaid recipient
No 753 733 97.6 95.8-98.6 20 2.4 1.4- 4.2
Yes 774 691 88.4 85.1-91.0 83 11.6 9.0-14.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 681 634 92.8 90.6-94.5 47 7.2 5.5- 9.4
2500+ grams 846 790 93.2 91.3-94.8 56 6.8 5.2- 8.7

#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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