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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 DIDN''T HAVE ENOUGH MO NEY OR INSURANCE TO PAY FOR MY VISITS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1472 1296 88.3 86.0-90.2 176 11.7 9.8-14.0
Age
< 20 years 156 139 86.4 77.3-92.2 17 13.6 7.8-22.7
20-24 years 388 328 84.7 79.6-88.7 60 15.3 11.3-20.4
25-34 years 753 666 88.7 85.5-91.2 87 11.3 8.8-14.5
35+ years 175 163 97.6 94.6-99.0 12 2.4 1.0- 5.4
Race
White 1016 893 88.1 85.4-90.3 123 11.9 9.7-14.6
Black 393 347 88.8 83.5-92.5 46 11.2 7.5-16.5
Other 63 56 89.1 76.0-95.5 7 10.9 4.5-24.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 152 112 75.5 66.6-82.6 40 24.5 17.4-33.4
No 1320 1184 90.3 88.1-92.2 136 9.7 7.8-11.9
Education
< High School 298 248 83.2 77.2-87.9 50 16.8 12.1-22.8
High School 423 354 83.5 78.4-87.6 69 16.5 12.4-21.6
> High School 748 693 93.7 91.3-95.5 55 6.3 4.5- 8.7
Marital Status
Married 901 806 89.9 87.2-92.1 95 10.1 7.9-12.8
Other 571 490 85.8 81.5-89.2 81 14.2 10.8-18.5
Income
14,999 or less 443 362 81.4 76.2-85.7 81 18.6 14.3-23.8
15,000-24,999 231 189 84.5 77.8-89.4 42 15.5 10.6-22.2
25,000-49,999 302 276 90.7 85.8-94.0 26 9.3 6.0-14.2
50,000 or more 392 386 99.0 97.0-99.7 6 1.0 0.3- 3.0
WIC recipient
No 743 694 94.9 92.6-96.6 49 5.1 3.4- 7.4
Yes 719 593 81.5 77.6-84.9 126 18.5 15.1-22.4
Medicaid recipient
No 674 652 96.7 94.4-98.0 22 3.3 2.0- 5.6
Yes 798 644 81.4 77.7-84.6 154 18.6 15.4-22.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 666 578 85.5 82.6-88.1 88 14.5 11.9-17.4
2500+ grams 806 718 88.5 86.0-90.6 88 11.5 9.4-14.0

#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 02OCT06

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