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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. THE DOCTOR OR MY HEALTH P LAN WOULD NOT START CARE AS EARLY AS I WANTED

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 969 891 90.8 88.2-93.0 78 9.2 7.0-11.8
Age
< 20 years 95 88 94.8 85.6-98.2 7 5.2 1.8-14.4
20-24 years 241 214 88.7 82.1-93.0 27 11.3 7.0-17.9
25-34 years 482 445 90.1 86.1-93.0 37 9.9 7.0-13.9
35+ years 151 144 94.3 86.6-97.7 7 5.7 2.3-13.4
Race
White 696 640 90.5 87.3-92.9 56 9.5 7.1-12.7
Black 234 212 90.5 83.5-94.7 22 9.5 5.3-16.5
Other 39 39 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 121 101 79.2 69.1-86.7 20 20.8 13.3-30.9
No 848 790 93.0 90.5-95.0 58 7.0 5.0- 9.5
Education
< High School 189 164 85.7 78.3-90.9 25 14.3 9.1-21.7
High School 278 255 90.8 84.9-94.6 23 9.2 5.4-15.1
> High School 500 470 93.1 89.7-95.4 30 6.9 4.6-10.3
Marital Status
Married 612 574 93.4 90.5-95.4 38 6.6 4.6- 9.5
Other 357 317 86.4 80.8-90.6 40 13.6 9.4-19.2
Income
14,999 or less 279 249 89.8 84.1-93.6 30 10.2 6.4-15.9
15,000-24,999 154 136 85.0 75.6-91.3 18 15.0 8.7-24.4
25,000-49,999 165 152 92.1 85.3-95.8 13 7.9 4.2-14.7
50,000 or more 279 270 95.4 91.2-97.7 9 4.6 2.3- 8.8
WIC recipient
No 518 486 91.5 87.9-94.2 32 8.5 5.8-12.1
Yes 438 392 89.8 85.5-93.0 46 10.2 7.0-14.5
Medicaid recipient
No 445 422 94.4 91.2-96.5 23 5.6 3.5- 8.8
Yes 524 469 87.8 83.5-91.1 55 12.2 8.9-16.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 446 414 92.6 89.8-94.7 32 7.4 5.3-10.2
2500+ grams 523 477 90.7 87.8-93.0 46 9.3 7.0-12.2

~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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