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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. THE DOCTOR OR MY HEALTH P LAN WOULD NOT START CARE AS EARLY AS I WANTED

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1255 1155 90.0 87.5-92.0 100 10.0 8.0-12.5
Age
< 20 years 129 120 91.6 82.4-96.2 9 8.4 3.8-17.6
20-24 years 278 244 86.8 80.9-91.1 34 13.2 8.9-19.1
25-34 years 646 602 91.1 87.6-93.7 44 8.9 6.3-12.4
35+ years 202 189 89.8 82.1-94.4 13 10.2 5.6-17.9
Race
White 915 845 90.3 87.4-92.6 70 9.7 7.4-12.6
Black 271 246 88.6 82.4-92.8 25 11.4 7.2-17.6
Other 69 64 92.2 80.1-97.2 5 7.8 2.8-19.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 154 128 79.5 69.9-86.6 26 20.5 13.4-30.1
No 1101 1027 91.8 89.3-93.7 74 8.2 6.3-10.7
Education
< High School 192 161 82.2 73.9-88.4 31 17.8 11.6-26.1
High School 378 349 91.0 86.4-94.2 29 9.0 5.8-13.6
> High School 684 644 92.3 89.3-94.5 40 7.7 5.5-10.7
Marital Status
Married 823 771 92.8 90.2-94.7 52 7.2 5.3- 9.8
Other 432 384 85.9 80.9-89.8 48 14.1 10.2-19.1
Income
14,999 or less 321 283 84.6 78.4-89.3 38 15.4 10.7-21.6
15,000-24,999 162 147 89.3 81.2-94.1 15 10.7 5.9-18.8
25,000-49,999 250 229 91.0 85.7-94.5 21 9.0 5.5-14.3
50,000 or more 413 396 94.4 90.8-96.6 17 5.6 3.4- 9.2
WIC recipient
No 707 666 92.7 89.6-94.9 41 7.3 5.1-10.4
Yes 537 481 87.0 82.8-90.4 56 13.0 9.6-17.2
Medicaid recipient
No 640 607 93.5 90.6-95.5 33 6.5 4.5- 9.4
Yes 615 548 86.9 82.8-90.1 67 13.1 9.9-17.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 552 517 92.1 89.0-94.4 35 7.9 5.6-11.0
2500+ grams 703 638 89.8 87.1-92.0 65 10.2 8.0-12.9

~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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