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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Problem getting prenatal care: I HAD NO ONE TO TAKE CARE OF MY CHILDREN*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1556 1471 94.1 92.4-95.5 85 5.9 4.5- 7.6
Age
< 20 years 188 181 96.8 91.7-98.8 7 3.2 1.2- 8.3
20-24 years 369 343 92.9 88.7-95.7 26 7.1 4.3-11.3
25-34 years 784 740 93.5 90.8-95.4 44 6.5 4.6- 9.2
35+ years 215 207 96.4 91.5-98.5 8 3.6 1.5- 8.5
Race
White 1066 1007 93.6 91.4-95.2 59 6.4 4.8- 8.6
Black 423 400 95.0 91.2-97.2 23 5.0 2.8- 8.8
Other 67 64 99.3 97.7-99.8 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 173 138 77.8 69.5-84.4 35 22.2 15.6-30.5
No 1380 1331 97.0 95.6-97.9 49 3.0 2.1- 4.4
Education
< High School 299 260 82.3 75.8-87.3 39 17.7 12.7-24.2
High School 430 406 96.7 94.0-98.2 24 3.3 1.8- 6.0
> High School 821 799 97.5 95.8-98.5 22 2.5 1.5- 4.2
Marital Status
Married 942 902 96.0 94.1-97.3 40 4.0 2.7- 5.9
Other 614 569 91.6 88.1-94.1 45 8.4 5.9-11.9
Income
14,999 or less 415 367 86.7 81.8-90.5 48 13.3 9.5-18.2
15,000-24,999 243 229 95.8 91.4-98.0 14 4.2 2.0- 8.6
25,000-49,999 292 288 98.4 95.3-99.5 4 1.6 0.5- 4.7
50,000 or more 512 504 98.0 95.8-99.1 8 2.0 0.9- 4.2
WIC recipient
No 886 865 97.8 96.2-98.7 21 2.2 1.3- 3.8
Yes 661 598 89.5 86.1-92.2 63 10.5 7.8-13.9
Medicaid recipient
No 743 731 98.1 96.3-99.0 12 1.9 1.0- 3.7
Yes 813 740 90.7 87.8-93.0 73 9.3 7.0-12.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 721 682 94.4 92.5-95.9 39 5.6 4.1- 7.5
2500+ grams 835 789 94.1 92.2-95.6 46 5.9 4.4- 7.8

*Excludes mothers that did not want prenatal care (N=12).

#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 09JUN09

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