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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? THEIR OFFICE WAS MOST CONVENIENT FOR ME

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1461 954 64.4 61.3-67.5 507 35.6 32.5-38.7
Age
< 20 years 157 74 50.8 40.3-61.2 83 49.2 38.8-59.7
20-24 years 398 240 59.9 53.7-65.9 158 40.1 34.1-46.3
25-34 years 723 501 67.4 63.1-71.5 222 32.6 28.5-36.9
35+ years 183 139 75.3 66.2-82.5 44 24.7 17.5-33.8
Race
White 1003 692 66.9 63.2-70.3 311 33.1 29.7-36.8
Black 395 226 57.9 51.1-64.5 169 42.1 35.5-48.9
Other 63 36 57.3 41.9-71.4 27 42.7 28.6-58.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 151 71 46.4 37.3-55.8 80 53.6 44.2-62.7
No 1307 882 67.2 63.8-70.3 425 32.8 29.7-36.2
Education
< High School 318 155 49.4 42.3-56.4 163 50.6 43.6-57.7
High School 430 259 61.2 55.2-66.9 171 38.8 33.1-44.8
> High School 712 540 73.5 69.3-77.4 172 26.5 22.6-30.7
Marital Status
Married 922 649 68.7 64.9-72.2 273 31.3 27.8-35.1
Other 539 305 56.7 51.0-62.1 234 43.3 37.9-49.0
Income
15,999 or less 398 241 61.2 54.8-67.3 157 38.8 32.7-45.2
16,000-24,999 192 123 65.0 56.0-72.9 69 35.0 27.1-44.0
25,000-39,999 210 139 67.1 58.7-74.6 71 32.9 25.4-41.3
40,000 or more 503 376 72.8 67.8-77.2 127 27.2 22.8-32.2
WIC recipient
No 754 538 70.3 66.2-74.2 216 29.7 25.8-33.8
Yes 698 410 58.0 53.2-62.7 288 42.0 37.3-46.8
Medicaid recipient
No 704 512 71.2 67.0-75.1 192 28.8 24.9-33.0
Yes 757 442 58.0 53.4-62.6 315 42.0 37.4-46.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 661 429 63.8 60.1-67.3 232 36.2 32.7-39.9
2500+ grams 800 525 64.5 61.1-67.8 275 35.5 32.2-38.9

#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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