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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 NO ONE TO TAKE CARE OF MY CHILDREN

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 271 262 97.0 92.9-98.7 9 3.0 1.3- 7.1
Age
< 20 years 47 47 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 99 93 92.0 81.2-96.8 6 8.0 3.2-18.8
25-34 years 101 99 99.7 98.9-99.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1
35+ years 24 23 99.0 93.1-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9
Race
White 156 152 97.6 91.9-99.3 4 2.4 0.7- 8.1
Black 101 97 95.5 85.3-98.7 4 4.5 1.3-14.7
Other 14 13 98.9 92.4-99.9 1 1.1 0.1- 7.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 33 32 95.2 72.8-99.3 1 4.8 0.7-27.2
No 238 230 97.3 92.9-99.0 8 2.7 1.0- 7.1
Education
< High School 81 77 94.9 83.6-98.6 4 5.1 1.4-16.4
High School 88 86 97.8 87.8-99.6 2 2.2 0.4-12.2
> High School 101 98 97.7 88.8-99.6 3 2.3 0.4-11.2
Marital Status
Married 127 122 96.7 89.5-99.0 5 3.3 1.0-10.5
Other 144 140 97.2 90.4-99.2 4 2.8 0.8- 9.6
Income
15,999 or less 111 107 99.4 98.3-99.8 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7
16,000-24,999 46 43 88.7 70.4-96.3 3 11.3 3.7-29.6
25,000-39,999 41 40 99.6 97.3-99.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7
40,000 or more 36 36 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 92 91 99.8 99.0- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.0
Yes 174 166 95.5 89.3-98.1 8 4.5 1.9-10.7
Medicaid recipient
No 67 66 99.8 98.7- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
Yes 204 196 96.0 90.6-98.4 8 4.0 1.6- 9.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 132 127 96.5 92.0-98.5 5 3.5 1.5- 8.0
2500+ grams 139 135 97.0 92.3-98.9 4 3.0 1.1- 7.7

#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.

This page was generated on 22MAR05

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