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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 DIDN'T HAVE MY MEDICAID CARD

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 970 881 90.2 87.5-92.4 89 9.8 7.6-12.5
Age
< 20 years 96 84 92.0 82.4-96.6 12 8.0 3.4-17.6
20-24 years 244 212 84.1 77.0-89.3 32 15.9 10.7-23.0
25-34 years 480 444 91.8 88.1-94.5 36 8.2 5.5-11.9
35+ years 150 141 94.1 86.5-97.5 9 5.9 2.5-13.5
Race
White 696 635 90.4 87.2-92.9 61 9.6 7.1-12.8
Black 235 213 89.7 82.7-94.1 22 10.3 5.9-17.3
Other 39 33 89.2 69.9-96.7 6 10.8 3.3-30.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 122 96 74.1 63.8-82.3 26 25.9 17.7-36.2
No 848 785 93.3 90.8-95.2 63 6.7 4.8- 9.2
Education
< High School 190 162 83.4 75.7-89.0 28 16.6 11.0-24.3
High School 279 241 85.9 79.4-90.6 38 14.1 9.4-20.6
> High School 499 476 95.4 92.4-97.3 23 4.6 2.7- 7.6
Marital Status
Married 611 576 94.6 92.0-96.4 35 5.4 3.6- 8.0
Other 359 305 82.7 76.8-87.4 54 17.3 12.6-23.2
Income
14,999 or less 280 234 83.2 76.6-88.2 46 16.8 11.8-23.4
15,000-24,999 154 134 88.6 80.2-93.7 20 11.4 6.3-19.8
25,000-49,999 165 154 90.8 83.4-95.1 11 9.2 4.9-16.6
50,000 or more 277 272 99.2 96.8-99.8 5 0.8 0.2- 3.2
WIC recipient
No 518 497 95.7 92.7-97.5 21 4.3 2.5- 7.3
Yes 439 372 83.6 78.5-87.6 67 16.4 12.4-21.5
Medicaid recipient
No 444 436 98.4 96.1-99.3 8 1.6 0.7- 3.9
Yes 526 445 83.4 78.8-87.2 81 16.6 12.8-21.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 446 404 90.1 86.9-92.6 42 9.9 7.4-13.1
2500+ grams 524 477 90.2 87.2-92.6 47 9.8 7.4-12.8

~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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