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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 WANT ANYONE TO K NOW I WAS PREGNANT

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 971 916 93.3 90.9-95.1 55 6.7 4.9- 9.1
Age
< 20 years 95 86 88.9 77.5-94.9 9 11.1 5.1-22.5
20-24 years 243 226 92.0 86.1-95.6 17 8.0 4.4-13.9
25-34 years 483 461 94.5 91.2-96.6 22 5.5 3.4- 8.8
35+ years 150 143 94.4 86.6-97.7 7 5.6 2.3-13.4
Race
White 697 670 94.8 92.1-96.6 27 5.2 3.4- 7.9
Black 235 210 88.3 81.2-92.9 25 11.7 7.1-18.8
Other 39 36 90.2 69.9-97.3 3 9.8 2.7-30.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 123 110 89.2 80.4-94.3 13 10.8 5.7-19.6
No 848 806 94.1 91.6-95.9 42 5.9 4.1- 8.4
Education
< High School 190 165 86.6 79.3-91.6 25 13.4 8.4-20.7
High School 279 265 93.7 88.1-96.7 14 6.3 3.3-11.9
> High School 500 484 96.1 93.3-97.8 16 3.9 2.2- 6.7
Marital Status
Married 612 591 96.5 94.2-98.0 21 3.5 2.0- 5.8
Other 359 325 87.7 82.2-91.7 34 12.3 8.3-17.8
Income
14,999 or less 282 256 89.1 83.0-93.1 26 10.9 6.9-17.0
15,000-24,999 154 144 92.5 84.9-96.4 10 7.5 3.6-15.1
25,000-49,999 165 158 96.1 90.6-98.4 7 3.9 1.6- 9.4
50,000 or more 277 275 99.4 96.4-99.9 2 0.6 0.1- 3.6
WIC recipient
No 519 504 96.4 93.5-98.0 15 3.6 2.0- 6.5
Yes 440 400 89.5 85.1-92.8 40 10.5 7.2-14.9
Medicaid recipient
No 443 434 98.3 96.1-99.3 9 1.7 0.7- 3.9
Yes 528 482 89.1 85.0-92.2 46 10.9 7.8-15.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 447 424 94.2 91.4-96.1 23 5.8 3.9- 8.6
2500+ grams 524 492 93.2 90.5-95.2 32 6.8 4.8- 9.5

~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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