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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 WANT ANYONE TO KNOW I WAS PREGNANT

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1261 1188 92.8 90.5-94.6 73 7.2 5.4- 9.5
Age
< 20 years 130 115 85.8 75.3-92.3 15 14.2 7.7-24.7
20-24 years 281 261 90.3 84.7-94.1 20 9.7 5.9-15.3
25-34 years 649 619 95.2 92.2-97.0 30 4.8 3.0- 7.8
35+ years 201 193 94.9 88.5-97.8 8 5.1 2.2-11.5
Race
White 919 873 93.8 91.2-95.6 46 6.2 4.4- 8.8
Black 273 249 88.8 82.3-93.1 24 11.2 6.9-17.7
Other 69 66 99.0 96.9-99.7 3 1.0 0.3- 3.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 156 132 81.2 72.0-88.0 24 18.8 12.0-28.0
No 1105 1056 94.8 92.5-96.4 49 5.2 3.6- 7.5
Education
< High School 193 157 76.7 67.7-83.8 36 23.3 16.2-32.3
High School 382 365 95.9 92.4-97.8 17 4.1 2.2- 7.6
> High School 685 665 97.0 94.7-98.3 20 3.0 1.7- 5.3
Marital Status
Married 827 802 96.6 94.7-97.9 25 3.4 2.1- 5.3
Other 434 386 87.2 82.2-91.0 48 12.8 9.0-17.8
Income
14,999 or less 323 284 87.3 81.4-91.5 39 12.7 8.5-18.6
15,000-24,999 166 155 89.9 81.2-94.9 11 10.1 5.1-18.8
25,000-49,999 250 239 95.2 90.7-97.5 11 4.8 2.5- 9.3
50,000 or more 413 411 99.9 99.7- 100 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3
WIC recipient
No 706 686 97.2 94.9-98.5 20 2.8 1.5- 5.1
Yes 544 494 88.4 84.1-91.6 50 11.6 8.4-15.9
Medicaid recipient
No 638 633 99.4 97.2-99.9 5 0.6 0.1- 2.8
Yes 623 555 87.0 82.9-90.2 68 13.0 9.8-17.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 554 522 93.0 90.3-95.1 32 7.0 4.9- 9.7
2500+ grams 707 666 92.8 90.3-94.7 41 7.2 5.3- 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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