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2003 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 TOO MANY OTHER THINGS GOING ON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 271 245 91.4 86.0-94.9 26 8.6 5.1-14.0
Age
< 20 years 47 43 89.9 70.0-97.2 4 10.1 2.8-30.0
20-24 years 99 87 90.4 79.8-95.8 12 9.6 4.2-20.2
25-34 years 101 94 92.1 82.8-96.6 7 7.9 3.4-17.2
35+ years 24 21 96.9 90.1-99.1 3 3.1 0.9- 9.9
Race
White 156 146 95.6 89.4-98.3 10 4.4 1.7-10.6
Black 101 89 86.6 74.6-93.4 12 13.4 6.6-25.4
Other 14 10 71.7 35.8-92.0 4 28.3 8.0-64.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 33 30 89.9 68.9-97.3 3 10.1 2.7-31.1
No 238 215 91.7 85.8-95.3 23 8.3 4.7-14.2
Education
< High School 81 72 90.8 78.5-96.4 9 9.2 3.6-21.5
High School 88 79 89.4 78.0-95.3 9 10.6 4.7-22.0
> High School 101 93 94.0 84.9-97.8 8 6.0 2.2-15.1
Marital Status
Married 127 116 93.5 85.6-97.2 11 6.5 2.8-14.4
Other 144 129 89.7 81.1-94.6 15 10.3 5.4-18.9
Income
15,999 or less 111 98 89.8 79.7-95.2 13 10.2 4.8-20.3
16,000-24,999 46 39 80.5 61.9-91.3 7 19.5 8.7-38.1
25,000-39,999 41 38 98.8 96.1-99.6 3 1.2 0.4- 3.9
40,000 or more 36 34 93.9 70.9-99.0 2 6.1 1.0-29.1
WIC recipient
No 92 85 94.4 84.0-98.2 7 5.6 1.8-16.0
Yes 174 155 89.7 82.3-94.3 19 10.3 5.7-17.7
Medicaid recipient
No 67 62 94.5 82.6-98.4 5 5.5 1.6-17.4
Yes 204 183 90.4 83.6-94.6 21 9.6 5.4-16.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 132 117 88.9 82.5-93.1 15 11.1 6.9-17.5
2500+ grams 139 128 91.7 85.6-95.3 11 8.3 4.7-14.4

#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 22MAR05

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