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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 DIDN'T HAVE MY MEDICAID CARD

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1265 1133 89.3 86.8-91.4 132 10.7 8.6-13.2
Age
< 20 years 130 115 89.1 80.3-94.2 15 10.9 5.8-19.7
20-24 years 285 234 80.9 74.2-86.1 51 19.1 13.9-25.8
25-34 years 648 596 92.2 89.0-94.5 52 7.8 5.5-11.0
35+ years 202 188 93.6 87.4-96.8 14 6.4 3.2-12.6
Race
White 923 830 89.6 86.8-91.9 93 10.4 8.1-13.2
Black 273 242 87.9 81.6-92.3 31 12.1 7.7-18.4
Other 69 61 91.3 79.6-96.6 8 8.7 3.4-20.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 157 119 75.8 66.5-83.1 38 24.2 16.9-33.5
No 1108 1014 91.7 89.3-93.6 94 8.3 6.4-10.7
Education
< High School 196 161 81.4 73.1-87.6 35 18.6 12.4-26.9
High School 382 324 87.3 82.5-90.9 58 12.7 9.1-17.5
> High School 686 647 93.5 90.7-95.5 39 6.5 4.5- 9.3
Marital Status
Married 826 769 92.7 90.1-94.6 57 7.3 5.4- 9.9
Other 439 364 84.4 79.5-88.3 75 15.6 11.7-20.5
Income
14,999 or less 327 264 82.3 76.3-87.0 63 17.7 13.0-23.7
15,000-24,999 167 134 79.8 70.7-86.6 33 20.2 13.4-29.3
25,000-49,999 250 229 90.9 85.2-94.6 21 9.1 5.4-14.8
50,000 or more 412 408 98.5 95.7-99.5 4 1.5 0.5- 4.3
WIC recipient
No 707 662 92.7 89.4-95.0 45 7.3 5.0-10.6
Yes 547 460 85.4 81.2-88.7 87 14.6 11.3-18.8
Medicaid recipient
No 639 633 99.4 98.2-99.8 6 0.6 0.2- 1.8
Yes 626 500 80.4 76.1-84.1 126 19.6 15.9-23.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 555 490 86.4 83.0-89.2 65 13.6 10.8-17.0
2500+ grams 710 643 89.6 86.9-91.8 67 10.4 8.2-13.1

~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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