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2005 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 CARE OF MY CHILDREN

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 966 922 93.3 90.9-95.2 44 6.7 4.8- 9.1
Age
< 20 years 95 92 95.7 85.5-98.8 3 4.3 1.2-14.5
20-24 years 241 228 89.9 83.2-94.1 13 10.1 5.9-16.8
25-34 years 480 456 92.8 89.1-95.3 24 7.2 4.7-10.9
35+ years 150 146 99.6 98.8-99.8 4 0.4 0.2- 1.2
Race
White 695 661 93.2 90.3-95.3 34 6.8 4.7- 9.7
Black 232 223 93.7 87.1-97.0 9 6.3 3.0-12.9
Other 39 38 94.7 70.8-99.2 1 5.3 0.8-29.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 121 104 81.5 71.5-88.6 17 18.5 11.4-28.5
No 845 818 95.6 93.3-97.1 27 4.4 2.9- 6.7
Education
< High School 187 166 84.3 76.4-89.9 21 15.7 10.1-23.6
High School 280 267 93.3 87.7-96.5 13 6.7 3.5-12.3
> High School 497 487 97.4 95.0-98.7 10 2.6 1.3- 5.0
Marital Status
Married 612 591 95.7 93.1-97.3 21 4.3 2.7- 6.9
Other 354 331 89.2 83.8-93.0 23 10.8 7.0-16.2
Income
14,999 or less 280 261 89.8 83.8-93.7 19 10.2 6.3-16.2
15,000-24,999 153 146 93.9 85.6-97.5 7 6.1 2.5-14.4
25,000-49,999 164 155 92.3 85.4-96.0 9 7.7 4.0-14.6
50,000 or more 278 273 98.2 94.9-99.4 5 1.8 0.6- 5.1
WIC recipient
No 518 498 95.1 92.0-97.0 20 4.9 3.0- 8.0
Yes 436 413 91.6 87.3-94.6 23 8.4 5.4-12.7
Medicaid recipient
No 443 435 98.1 95.7-99.2 8 1.9 0.8- 4.3
Yes 523 487 89.3 85.1-92.5 36 10.7 7.5-14.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 446 435 97.4 95.3-98.5 11 2.6 1.5- 4.7
2500+ grams 520 487 93.0 90.3-95.0 33 7.0 5.0- 9.7

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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 25JUN07

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