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2006 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 COULDN'T GET AN APPOINTMENT EARLIER IN MY PREGNANCY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1266 1089 82.8 79.8-85.4 177 17.2 14.6-20.2
Age
< 20 years 130 109 80.3 69.8-87.8 21 19.7 12.2-30.2
20-24 years 283 222 73.6 66.4-79.7 61 26.4 20.3-33.6
25-34 years 651 573 85.1 80.9-88.4 78 14.9 11.6-19.1
35+ years 202 185 92.4 85.7-96.1 17 7.6 3.9-14.3
Race
White 926 808 84.3 80.9-87.2 118 15.7 12.8-19.1
Black 271 223 77.9 70.6-83.9 48 22.1 16.1-29.4
Other 69 58 84.4 70.6-92.4 11 15.6 7.6-29.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 161 114 69.2 59.6-77.4 47 30.8 22.6-40.4
No 1105 975 85.2 82.1-87.9 130 14.8 12.1-17.9
Education
< High School 195 140 69.6 60.5-77.4 55 30.4 22.6-39.5
High School 382 327 81.9 76.1-86.5 55 18.1 13.5-23.9
> High School 688 621 88.3 84.8-91.1 67 11.7 8.9-15.2
Marital Status
Married 828 741 88.8 85.8-91.2 87 11.2 8.8-14.2
Other 438 348 74.0 68.2-79.1 90 26.0 20.9-31.8
Income
14,999 or less 326 255 73.3 66.4-79.2 71 26.7 20.8-33.6
15,000-24,999 167 132 72.4 62.3-80.7 35 27.6 19.3-37.7
25,000-49,999 250 216 85.5 79.3-90.0 34 14.5 10.0-20.7
50,000 or more 414 393 94.2 90.5-96.5 21 5.8 3.5- 9.5
WIC recipient
No 712 644 86.9 83.0-90.0 68 13.1 10.0-17.0
Yes 543 436 77.9 73.0-82.1 107 22.1 17.9-27.0
Medicaid recipient
No 641 597 93.1 90.2-95.2 44 6.9 4.8- 9.8
Yes 625 492 73.7 68.9-78.1 133 26.3 21.9-31.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 554 487 86.1 82.6-89.0 67 13.9 11.0-17.4
2500+ grams 712 602 82.5 79.2-85.3 110 17.5 14.7-20.8

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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 01MAY08

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