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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 ENOUGH MONEY OR INSURANCE TO PAY FOR MY VISITS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 271 214 75.0 67.6-81.2 57 25.0 18.8-32.4
Age
< 20 years 47 40 84.7 65.0-94.3 7 15.3 5.7-35.0
20-24 years 99 75 69.6 56.2-80.4 24 30.4 19.6-43.8
25-34 years 101 79 74.2 62.5-83.3 22 25.8 16.7-37.5
35+ years 24 20 84.9 51.4-96.8 4 15.1 3.2-48.6
Race
White 156 122 75.0 65.3-82.6 34 25.0 17.4-34.7
Black 101 80 74.1 60.8-84.1 21 25.9 15.9-39.2
Other 14 12 82.7 40.5-97.1 2 17.3 2.9-59.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 33 22 74.1 53.4-87.7 11 25.9 12.3-46.6
No 238 192 75.2 67.1-81.8 46 24.8 18.2-32.9
Education
< High School 81 64 78.6 64.5-88.1 17 21.4 11.9-35.5
High School 88 73 77.0 63.7-86.5 15 23.0 13.5-36.3
> High School 101 77 70.2 57.3-80.6 24 29.8 19.4-42.7
Marital Status
Married 127 101 75.7 64.8-84.1 26 24.3 15.9-35.2
Other 144 113 74.4 63.9-82.7 31 25.6 17.3-36.1
Income
15,999 or less 111 83 66.9 54.3-77.4 28 33.1 22.6-45.7
16,000-24,999 46 36 77.5 59.5-89.0 10 22.5 11.0-40.5
25,000-39,999 41 34 82.8 61.5-93.5 7 17.2 6.5-38.5
40,000 or more 36 34 95.7 78.6-99.3 2 4.3 0.7-21.4
WIC recipient
No 92 75 81.7 69.2-89.8 17 18.3 10.2-30.8
Yes 174 134 71.0 61.4-79.0 40 29.0 21.0-38.6
Medicaid recipient
No 67 63 89.6 75.3-96.0 4 10.4 4.0-24.7
Yes 204 151 70.1 61.2-77.7 53 29.9 22.3-38.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 132 109 81.9 74.5-87.6 23 18.1 12.4-25.5
2500+ grams 139 105 74.3 66.3-81.1 34 25.7 18.9-33.7

#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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