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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? I SELECTED THIS OFFICE FROM A LIST GIVEN TO ME BY MY INSURANCE COMPANY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1461 1111 75.9 73.1-78.6 350 24.1 21.4-26.9
Age
< 20 years 157 137 89.0 80.5-94.1 20 11.0 5.9-19.5
20-24 years 398 307 77.1 71.4-81.9 91 22.9 18.1-28.6
25-34 years 723 535 73.2 69.1-76.9 188 26.8 23.1-30.9
35+ years 183 132 72.9 63.9-80.3 51 27.1 19.7-36.1
Race
White 1003 763 75.5 72.1-78.5 240 24.5 21.5-27.9
Black 395 300 77.7 71.5-82.8 95 22.3 17.2-28.5
Other 63 48 74.8 59.2-85.9 15 25.2 14.1-40.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 151 128 87.2 79.8-92.2 23 12.8 7.8-20.2
No 1307 983 74.5 71.4-77.3 324 25.5 22.7-28.6
Education
< High School 318 268 87.1 81.8-91.0 50 12.9 9.0-18.2
High School 430 331 76.0 70.4-80.8 99 24.0 19.2-29.6
> High School 712 511 70.7 66.4-74.6 201 29.3 25.4-33.6
Marital Status
Married 922 667 71.0 67.3-74.4 255 29.0 25.6-32.7
Other 539 444 85.0 80.7-88.5 95 15.0 11.5-19.3
Income
15,999 or less 398 329 85.0 79.8-89.0 69 15.0 11.0-20.2
16,000-24,999 192 147 76.2 67.9-82.9 45 23.8 17.1-32.1
25,000-39,999 210 159 72.0 63.7-79.1 51 28.0 20.9-36.3
40,000 or more 503 350 66.6 61.4-71.4 153 33.4 28.6-38.6
WIC recipient
No 754 525 67.5 63.2-71.4 229 32.5 28.6-36.8
Yes 698 578 84.7 81.0-87.8 120 15.3 12.2-19.0
Medicaid recipient
No 704 479 66.4 62.0-70.5 225 33.6 29.5-38.0
Yes 757 632 85.0 81.4-87.9 125 15.0 12.1-18.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 661 511 77.9 74.7-80.8 150 22.1 19.2-25.3
2500+ grams 800 600 75.8 72.7-78.6 200 24.2 21.4-27.3

#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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