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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Here is a list of problems some women can have getting prenatal care. For each item circle Y (YES) if it was a problem for you during your most recent pregnancy? or circle N (NO) if it was not a problem or didn''t apply to you. I HAD NO ONE TO TAKE CAR E OF MY CHILDREN

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1456 1383 94.5 92.7-95.8 73 5.5 4.2- 7.3
Age
< 20 years 154 148 94.1 86.8-97.5 6 5.9 2.5-13.2
20-24 years 383 361 94.6 90.8-96.9 22 5.4 3.1- 9.2
25-34 years 747 708 93.9 91.2-95.8 39 6.1 4.2- 8.8
35+ years 172 166 97.6 93.2-99.2 6 2.4 0.8- 6.8
Race
White 1002 955 94.5 92.4-96.1 47 5.5 3.9- 7.6
Black 391 370 94.4 90.3-96.8 21 5.6 3.2- 9.7
Other 63 58 94.1 82.9-98.1 5 5.9 1.9-17.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 142 123 82.9 73.9-89.2 19 17.1 10.8-26.1
No 1314 1260 96.2 94.7-97.3 54 3.8 2.7- 5.3
Education
< High School 291 257 87.4 81.6-91.6 34 12.6 8.4-18.4
High School 419 398 95.2 91.8-97.3 21 4.8 2.7- 8.2
> High School 743 725 97.3 95.4-98.4 18 2.7 1.6- 4.6
Marital Status
Married 891 856 95.8 93.8-97.2 35 4.2 2.8- 6.2
Other 565 527 92.5 89.0-95.0 38 7.5 5.0-11.0
Income
14,999 or less 435 393 88.8 84.2-92.2 42 11.2 7.8-15.8
15,000-24,999 226 212 93.8 88.3-96.8 14 6.2 3.2-11.7
25,000-49,999 302 290 96.4 92.7-98.3 12 3.6 1.7- 7.3
50,000 or more 391 388 99.2 97.0-99.8 3 0.8 0.2- 3.0
WIC recipient
No 739 715 96.4 94.2-97.8 24 3.6 2.2- 5.8
Yes 707 658 92.5 89.5-94.7 49 7.5 5.3-10.5
Medicaid recipient
No 671 652 96.7 94.5-98.0 19 3.3 2.0- 5.5
Yes 785 731 92.7 89.8-94.7 54 7.3 5.3-10.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 659 626 94.2 92.0-95.8 33 5.8 4.2- 8.0
2500+ grams 797 757 94.5 92.6-96.0 40 5.5 4.0- 7.4

#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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