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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 ENOUGH MONEY OR INSURANCE TO PAY FOR MY VISITS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1272 1117 85.8 83.0-88.2 155 14.2 11.8-17.0
Age
< 20 years 131 110 82.3 72.4-89.2 21 17.7 10.8-27.6
20-24 years 285 232 79.4 72.7-84.8 53 20.6 15.2-27.3
25-34 years 652 592 88.5 84.6-91.5 60 11.5 8.5-15.4
35+ years 204 183 90.1 83.0-94.5 21 9.9 5.5-17.0
Race
White 930 819 85.2 81.9-88.1 111 14.8 11.9-18.1
Black 272 242 88.6 82.5-92.8 30 11.4 7.2-17.5
Other 70 56 79.2 63.9-89.2 14 20.8 10.8-36.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 164 110 62.4 52.6-71.3 54 37.6 28.7-47.4
No 1108 1007 90.0 87.4-92.2 101 10.0 7.8-12.6
Education
< High School 200 152 73.6 64.8-80.9 48 26.4 19.1-35.2
High School 382 323 83.8 78.3-88.1 59 16.2 11.9-21.7
> High School 689 641 91.7 88.6-94.0 48 8.3 6.0-11.4
Marital Status
Married 831 754 90.1 87.2-92.4 77 9.9 7.6-12.8
Other 441 363 79.5 74.0-84.1 78 20.5 15.9-26.0
Income
14,999 or less 328 257 78.3 71.8-83.6 71 21.7 16.4-28.2
15,000-24,999 169 131 73.3 63.7-81.1 38 26.7 18.9-36.3
25,000-49,999 249 223 86.3 79.7-91.0 26 13.7 9.0-20.3
50,000 or more 414 408 98.8 96.3-99.6 6 1.2 0.4- 3.7
WIC recipient
No 713 656 89.8 86.2-92.6 57 10.2 7.4-13.8
Yes 548 450 80.9 76.3-84.8 98 19.1 15.2-23.7
Medicaid recipient
No 641 616 95.7 93.1-97.3 25 4.3 2.7- 6.9
Yes 631 501 77.1 72.5-81.2 130 22.9 18.8-27.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 557 493 87.3 84.1-90.0 64 12.7 10.0-15.9
2500+ grams 715 624 85.6 82.6-88.2 91 14.4 11.8-17.4

~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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