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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? RECOMMENDATION FROM A RELATIVE OR FRIEND

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1528 813 54.1 51.0-57.2 715 45.9 42.8-49.0
Age
< 20 years 194 99 57.8 48.6-66.6 95 42.2 33.4-51.4
20-24 years 396 227 58.3 52.1-64.2 169 41.7 35.8-47.9
25-34 years 751 379 50.4 46.0-54.8 372 49.6 45.2-54.0
35+ years 187 108 56.6 47.8-65.0 79 43.4 35.0-52.2
Race
White 1052 536 50.9 47.3-54.5 516 49.1 45.5-52.7
Black 401 233 61.7 55.0-68.0 168 38.3 32.0-45.0
Other 75 44 66.9 53.2-78.3 31 33.1 21.7-46.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 157 89 58.4 48.9-67.4 68 41.6 32.6-51.1
No 1371 724 53.6 50.3-56.9 647 46.4 43.1-49.7
Education
< High School 336 194 59.8 53.2-66.1 142 40.2 33.9-46.8
High School 439 247 58.1 52.0-63.9 192 41.9 36.1-48.0
> High School 750 371 49.4 45.1-53.7 379 50.6 46.3-54.9
Marital Status
Married 978 501 52.0 48.2-55.7 477 48.0 44.3-51.8
Other 550 312 58.6 53.1-63.9 238 41.4 36.1-46.9
Income
15,999 or less 452 280 63.8 57.9-69.3 172 36.2 30.7-42.1
16,000-24,999 171 92 57.3 47.7-66.3 79 42.7 33.7-52.3
25,000-39,999 205 111 57.3 48.7-65.5 94 42.7 34.5-51.3
40,000 or more 549 247 44.5 39.7-49.5 302 55.5 50.5-60.3
WIC recipient
No 822 403 48.6 44.5-52.8 419 51.4 47.2-55.5
Yes 692 401 60.8 56.1-65.3 291 39.2 34.7-43.9
Medicaid recipient
No 753 363 48.7 44.5-53.0 390 51.3 47.0-55.5
Yes 775 450 60.1 55.6-64.4 325 39.9 35.6-44.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 682 358 53.3 49.6-56.9 324 46.7 43.1-50.4
2500+ grams 846 455 54.2 50.8-57.5 391 45.8 42.5-49.2

#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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