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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Problem getting prenatal care: I DIDN'T HAVE ENOUGH MONEY OR INSURANCE TO PAY FOR MY VISITS*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1584 1379 86.6 84.2-88.6 205 13.4 11.4-15.8
Age
< 20 years 192 156 81.5 73.3-87.6 36 18.5 12.4-26.7
20-24 years 376 313 84.7 79.5-88.7 63 15.3 11.3-20.5
25-34 years 797 713 88.4 85.1-91.0 84 11.6 9.0-14.9
35+ years 219 197 88.4 81.7-92.9 22 11.6 7.1-18.3
Race
White 1088 960 87.1 84.4-89.5 128 12.9 10.5-15.6
Black 428 362 86.0 80.9-89.9 66 14.0 10.1-19.1
Other 68 57 80.7 65.9-90.1 11 19.3 9.9-34.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 191 136 69.3 61.1-76.4 55 30.7 23.6-38.9
No 1390 1240 89.7 87.5-91.6 150 10.3 8.4-12.5
Education
< High School 312 249 77.9 71.5-83.3 63 22.1 16.7-28.5
High School 433 366 87.2 82.7-90.6 67 12.8 9.4-17.3
> High School 833 758 89.9 86.8-92.3 75 10.1 7.7-13.2
Marital Status
Married 960 876 90.4 87.8-92.5 84 9.6 7.5-12.2
Other 624 503 81.2 76.8-84.9 121 18.8 15.1-23.2
Income
14,999 or less 423 333 80.6 75.2-85.0 90 19.4 15.0-24.8
15,000-24,999 250 204 78.3 70.9-84.3 46 21.7 15.7-29.1
25,000-49,999 296 255 85.0 79.1-89.5 41 15.0 10.5-20.9
50,000 or more 515 507 99.1 97.6-99.7 8 0.9 0.3- 2.4
WIC recipient
No 897 817 91.3 88.6-93.4 80 8.7 6.6-11.4
Yes 676 552 80.8 76.7-84.3 124 19.2 15.7-23.3
Medicaid recipient
No 751 725 96.5 94.3-97.9 26 3.5 2.1- 5.7
Yes 833 654 78.1 74.3-81.5 179 21.9 18.5-25.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 730 630 85.4 82.6-87.8 100 14.6 12.2-17.4
2500+ grams 854 749 86.7 84.1-88.9 105 13.3 11.1-15.9

*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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