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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

What were your reasons for going to this provider for prenatal care? THE ONLY PROVIDER THAT WOULD ACCEPT ME AS A PATIENT

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1461 1313 88.1 85.7-90.1 148 11.9 9.9-14.3
Age
< 20 years 157 131 81.2 71.4-88.2 26 18.8 11.8-28.6
20-24 years 398 336 82.4 77.0-86.7 62 17.6 13.3-23.0
25-34 years 723 675 92.3 89.3-94.5 48 7.7 5.5-10.7
35+ years 183 171 90.3 82.2-94.9 12 9.7 5.1-17.8
Race
White 1003 910 89.0 86.2-91.2 93 11.0 8.8-13.8
Black 395 344 84.8 79.1-89.2 51 15.2 10.8-20.9
Other 63 59 90.7 75.8-96.8 4 9.3 3.2-24.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 151 111 66.4 56.8-74.8 40 33.6 25.2-43.2
No 1307 1200 91.5 89.2-93.3 107 8.5 6.7-10.8
Education
< High School 318 259 77.3 70.6-82.8 59 22.7 17.2-29.4
High School 430 378 85.8 80.9-89.6 52 14.2 10.4-19.1
> High School 712 675 94.7 92.0-96.4 37 5.3 3.6- 8.0
Marital Status
Married 922 860 92.6 90.1-94.5 62 7.4 5.5- 9.9
Other 539 453 79.9 74.9-84.2 86 20.1 15.8-25.1
Income
15,999 or less 398 345 84.8 79.4-89.0 53 15.2 11.0-20.6
16,000-24,999 192 162 83.6 75.9-89.2 30 16.4 10.8-24.1
25,000-39,999 210 189 90.3 84.0-94.3 21 9.7 5.7-16.0
40,000 or more 503 498 98.9 96.7-99.6 5 1.1 0.4- 3.3
WIC recipient
No 754 728 95.8 93.6-97.3 26 4.2 2.7- 6.4
Yes 698 576 79.7 75.4-83.4 122 20.3 16.6-24.6
Medicaid recipient
No 704 679 96.3 94.0-97.7 25 3.7 2.3- 6.0
Yes 757 634 80.4 76.4-83.9 123 19.6 16.1-23.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 661 600 90.5 88.0-92.5 61 9.5 7.5-12.0
2500+ grams 800 713 87.9 85.3-90.1 87 12.1 9.9-14.7

#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.

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