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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 TIME OFF FROM WORK

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1261 1196 93.0 90.8-94.7 65 7.0 5.3- 9.2
Age
< 20 years 130 120 90.7 81.2-95.6 10 9.3 4.4-18.8
20-24 years 281 257 91.0 85.8-94.5 24 9.0 5.5-14.2
25-34 years 649 624 94.1 90.8-96.2 25 5.9 3.8- 9.2
35+ years 201 195 94.6 87.6-97.8 6 5.4 2.2-12.4
Race
White 921 873 93.3 90.7-95.2 48 6.7 4.8- 9.3
Black 271 257 91.4 85.3-95.1 14 8.6 4.9-14.7
Other 69 66 97.0 87.4-99.4 3 3.0 0.6-12.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 156 135 82.6 73.5-89.1 21 17.4 10.9-26.5
No 1105 1061 94.8 92.6-96.4 44 5.2 3.6- 7.4
Education
< High School 194 166 81.7 73.2-87.9 28 18.3 12.1-26.8
High School 381 362 93.7 89.6-96.2 19 6.3 3.8-10.4
> High School 685 667 96.9 94.6-98.2 18 3.1 1.8- 5.4
Marital Status
Married 825 797 95.9 93.8-97.4 28 4.1 2.6- 6.2
Other 436 399 88.8 84.0-92.2 37 11.2 7.8-16.0
Income
14,999 or less 324 296 88.7 83.0-92.7 28 11.3 7.3-17.0
15,000-24,999 165 156 92.8 85.7-96.5 9 7.2 3.5-14.3
25,000-49,999 250 238 93.3 88.1-96.3 12 6.7 3.7-11.9
50,000 or more 413 406 98.3 95.3-99.4 7 1.7 0.6- 4.7
WIC recipient
No 708 685 96.0 93.3-97.6 23 4.0 2.4- 6.7
Yes 543 502 90.0 86.1-93.0 41 10.0 7.0-13.9
Medicaid recipient
No 640 624 97.0 94.5-98.4 16 3.0 1.6- 5.5
Yes 621 572 89.4 85.6-92.3 49 10.6 7.7-14.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 552 530 95.7 93.6-97.1 22 4.3 2.9- 6.4
2500+ grams 709 666 92.8 90.3-94.6 43 7.2 5.4- 9.7

~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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