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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Problem getting prenatal care: I COULDN'T GET TIME OFF FROM WORK*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1554 1464 93.0 91.1-94.5 90 7.0 5.5- 8.9
Age
< 20 years 187 170 91.0 84.0-95.1 17 9.0 4.9-16.0
20-24 years 367 340 91.5 86.9-94.5 27 8.5 5.5-13.1
25-34 years 787 745 93.1 90.3-95.2 42 6.9 4.8- 9.7
35+ years 213 209 97.4 92.4-99.1 4 2.6 0.9- 7.6
Race
White 1066 999 92.3 89.9-94.1 67 7.7 5.9-10.1
Black 421 399 93.9 89.7-96.5 22 6.1 3.5-10.3
Other 67 66 99.8 98.7- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 174 135 74.3 65.8-81.4 39 25.7 18.6-34.2
No 1377 1326 96.1 94.4-97.2 51 3.9 2.8- 5.6
Education
< High School 294 256 83.3 76.9-88.1 38 16.7 11.9-23.1
High School 433 408 93.8 90.1-96.2 25 6.2 3.8- 9.9
> High School 821 795 96.4 94.3-97.8 26 3.6 2.2- 5.7
Marital Status
Married 945 910 96.7 94.9-97.8 35 3.3 2.2- 5.1
Other 609 554 87.8 83.8-90.9 55 12.2 9.1-16.2
Income
14,999 or less 412 373 89.0 84.3-92.4 39 11.0 7.6-15.7
15,000-24,999 243 224 89.4 83.0-93.6 19 10.6 6.4-17.0
25,000-49,999 295 284 95.8 91.4-98.0 11 4.2 2.0- 8.6
50,000 or more 512 500 97.6 95.2-98.8 12 2.4 1.2- 4.8
WIC recipient
No 888 857 96.3 94.2-97.6 31 3.7 2.4- 5.8
Yes 656 597 88.7 85.1-91.6 59 11.3 8.4-14.9
Medicaid recipient
No 742 721 96.9 94.7-98.2 21 3.1 1.8- 5.3
Yes 812 743 89.6 86.5-92.1 69 10.4 7.9-13.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 718 682 94.8 92.9-96.2 36 5.2 3.8- 7.1
2500+ grams 836 782 92.8 90.8-94.5 54 7.2 5.5- 9.2

*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.

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