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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 WAY TO GET TO THE CLINIC OR DOCTOR'S OFFICE

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 273 254 93.2 88.4-96.1 19 6.8 3.9-11.6
Age
< 20 years 55 50 88.7 71.8-96.1 5 11.3 3.9-28.2
20-24 years 92 85 92.5 83.0-96.9 7 7.5 3.1-17.0
25-34 years 110 106 96.8 89.6-99.0 4 3.2 1.0-10.4
35+ years 16 13 84.6 47.1-97.1 3 15.4 2.9-52.9
Race
White 163 147 90.7 83.7-94.8 16 9.3 5.2-16.3
Black 90 87 96.8 86.0-99.3 3 3.2 0.7-14.0
Other 20 20 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 33 24 78.0 56.9-90.5 9 22.0 9.5-43.1
No 240 230 95.4 90.6-97.8 10 4.6 2.2- 9.4
Education
< High School 85 76 91.1 80.7-96.1 9 8.9 3.9-19.3
High School 85 78 91.7 81.0-96.6 7 8.3 3.4-19.0
> High School 103 100 96.6 88.1-99.1 3 3.4 0.9-11.9
Marital Status
Married 119 116 97.4 90.8-99.3 3 2.6 0.7- 9.2
Other 154 138 89.4 81.3-94.2 16 10.6 5.8-18.7
Income
15,999 or less 120 108 91.2 82.4-95.8 12 8.8 4.2-17.6
16,000-24,999 40 38 91.3 71.4-97.8 2 8.7 2.2-28.6
25,000-39,999 36 35 96.1 77.2-99.5 1 3.9 0.5-22.8
40,000 or more 47 46 96.5 79.2-99.5 1 3.5 0.5-20.8
WIC recipient
No 120 113 95.1 87.8-98.1 7 4.9 1.9-12.2
Yes 152 140 91.7 84.2-95.8 12 8.3 4.2-15.8
Medicaid recipient
No 72 70 96.1 85.7-99.0 2 3.9 1.0-14.3
Yes 201 184 92.0 85.8-95.6 17 8.0 4.4-14.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 123 114 92.2 85.8-95.9 9 7.8 4.1-14.2
2500+ grams 150 140 93.3 88.0-96.3 10 6.7 3.7-12.0

#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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