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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. UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1078 1024 95.1 93.1-96.6 54 4.9 3.4- 6.9
Age
< 20 years 109 104 98.2 93.6-99.5 5 1.8 0.5- 6.4
20-24 years 245 224 91.0 85.0-94.7 21 9.0 5.3-15.0
25-34 years 550 529 96.7 94.0-98.2 21 3.3 1.8- 6.0
35+ years 174 167 93.9 86.0-97.4 7 6.1 2.6-14.0
Race
White 786 744 95.1 92.6-96.7 42 4.9 3.3- 7.4
Black 234 223 95.3 90.4-97.8 11 4.7 2.2- 9.6
Other 58 57 94.6 70.9-99.2 1 5.4 0.8-29.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 135 114 86.0 76.7-92.0 21 14.0 8.0-23.3
No 943 910 96.7 94.8-97.9 33 3.3 2.1- 5.2
Education
< High School 170 155 93.3 86.6-96.8 15 6.7 3.2-13.4
High School 329 313 95.8 91.8-97.9 16 4.2 2.1- 8.2
> High School 578 556 95.6 92.7-97.4 22 4.4 2.6- 7.3
Marital Status
Married 700 674 96.1 93.7-97.6 26 3.9 2.4- 6.3
Other 378 350 93.7 89.7-96.2 28 6.3 3.8-10.3
Income
14,999 or less 267 243 93.4 88.4-96.3 24 6.6 3.7-11.6
15,000-24,999 142 130 91.9 84.0-96.1 12 8.1 3.9-16.0
25,000-49,999 208 199 93.3 86.8-96.8 9 6.7 3.2-13.2
50,000 or more 361 357 99.4 97.5-99.9 4 0.6 0.1- 2.5
WIC recipient
No 606 579 94.7 91.4-96.7 27 5.3 3.3- 8.6
Yes 466 440 95.5 92.7-97.3 26 4.5 2.7- 7.3
Medicaid recipient
No 548 531 97.0 94.4-98.4 17 3.0 1.6- 5.6
Yes 530 493 93.4 90.1-95.7 37 6.6 4.3- 9.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 476 447 92.9 89.9-95.1 29 7.1 4.9-10.1
2500+ grams 602 577 95.3 93.0-96.8 25 4.7 3.2- 7.0

~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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