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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 DIDN''T HAVE MY MEDICAID CARD

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 271 226 82.9 76.2-88.0 45 17.1 12.0-23.8
Age
< 20 years 47 41 89.0 69.9-96.5 6 11.0 3.5-30.1
20-24 years 99 74 70.0 56.7-80.7 25 30.0 19.3-43.3
25-34 years 101 87 89.0 79.6-94.3 14 11.0 5.7-20.4
35+ years 24 24 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Race
White 156 130 85.3 76.9-91.0 26 14.7 9.0-23.1
Black 101 85 80.1 67.0-88.8 16 19.9 11.2-33.0
Other 14 11 72.8 36.2-92.6 3 27.2 7.4-63.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 33 26 81.5 61.4-92.4 7 18.5 7.6-38.6
No 238 200 83.2 75.9-88.6 38 16.8 11.4-24.1
Education
< High School 81 66 81.6 68.0-90.3 15 18.4 9.7-32.0
High School 88 74 83.1 70.6-90.9 14 16.9 9.1-29.4
> High School 101 85 83.8 72.0-91.2 16 16.2 8.8-28.0
Marital Status
Married 127 111 88.2 79.0-93.7 16 11.8 6.3-21.0
Other 144 115 78.4 68.3-86.0 29 21.6 14.0-31.7
Income
15,999 or less 111 87 77.1 65.1-85.9 24 22.9 14.1-34.9
16,000-24,999 46 36 77.6 59.6-89.0 10 22.4 11.0-40.4
25,000-39,999 41 36 94.3 79.6-98.6 5 5.7 1.4-20.4
40,000 or more 36 36 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 92 84 87.6 75.6-94.2 8 12.4 5.8-24.4
Yes 174 137 80.1 71.3-86.7 37 19.9 13.3-28.7
Medicaid recipient
No 67 67 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 204 159 77.1 68.7-83.8 45 22.9 16.2-31.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 132 110 83.7 76.6-88.9 22 16.3 11.1-23.4
2500+ grams 139 116 82.8 75.5-88.3 23 17.2 11.7-24.5

#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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