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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? REFERRAL FROM ANOTHER DOCTOR

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1461 1277 89.2 87.0-91.0 184 10.8 9.0-13.0
Age
< 20 years 157 139 88.2 79.4-93.5 18 11.8 6.5-20.6
20-24 years 398 340 87.6 83.0-91.1 58 12.4 8.9-17.0
25-34 years 723 646 90.7 87.9-93.0 77 9.3 7.0-12.1
35+ years 183 152 87.0 79.8-91.9 31 13.0 8.1-20.2
Race
White 1003 877 88.9 86.4-91.1 126 11.1 8.9-13.6
Black 395 340 89.2 84.3-92.7 55 10.8 7.3-15.7
Other 63 60 93.1 80.7-97.8 3 6.9 2.2-19.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 151 144 97.6 92.7-99.2 7 2.4 0.8- 7.3
No 1307 1130 87.9 85.5-90.0 177 12.1 10.0-14.5
Education
< High School 318 288 92.4 87.8-95.4 30 7.6 4.6-12.2
High School 430 376 89.3 85.0-92.5 54 10.7 7.5-15.0
> High School 712 612 87.6 84.4-90.3 100 12.4 9.7-15.6
Marital Status
Married 922 813 89.7 87.1-91.8 109 10.3 8.2-12.9
Other 539 464 88.2 84.2-91.3 75 11.8 8.7-15.8
Income
15,999 or less 398 347 89.8 85.4-93.1 51 10.2 6.9-14.6
16,000-24,999 192 162 88.0 81.2-92.6 30 12.0 7.4-18.8
25,000-39,999 210 185 88.8 82.1-93.2 25 11.2 6.8-17.9
40,000 or more 503 439 88.1 84.3-91.1 64 11.9 8.9-15.7
WIC recipient
No 754 664 89.4 86.4-91.7 90 10.6 8.3-13.6
Yes 698 605 89.1 85.8-91.7 93 10.9 8.3-14.2
Medicaid recipient
No 704 619 89.4 86.4-91.8 85 10.6 8.2-13.6
Yes 757 658 89.0 85.8-91.5 99 11.0 8.5-14.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 661 561 84.8 81.9-87.3 100 15.2 12.7-18.1
2500+ grams 800 716 89.6 87.2-91.5 84 10.4 8.5-12.8

#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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