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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Problem getting prenatal care: UNSPECIFIED REASON*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1363 1298 95.1 93.4-96.4 65 4.9 3.6- 6.6
Age
< 20 years 177 164 91.9 84.9-95.9 13 8.1 4.1-15.1
20-24 years 323 303 94.2 90.0-96.7 20 5.8 3.3-10.0
25-34 years 689 668 96.8 94.6-98.1 21 3.2 1.9- 5.4
35+ years 174 163 93.7 86.8-97.1 11 6.3 2.9-13.2
Race
White 935 897 95.8 93.9-97.2 38 4.2 2.8- 6.1
Black 376 354 94.5 90.3-97.0 22 5.5 3.0- 9.7
Other 52 47 85.8 68.6-94.4 5 14.2 5.6-31.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 140 94.5 87.8-97.6 7 5.5 2.4-12.2
No 1213 1155 95.2 93.4-96.5 58 4.8 3.5- 6.6
Education
< High School 272 255 92.7 87.4-95.8 17 7.3 4.2-12.6
High School 386 369 96.8 93.7-98.3 17 3.2 1.7- 6.3
> High School 699 668 95.2 92.6-96.9 31 4.8 3.1- 7.4
Marital Status
Married 823 794 97.0 95.3-98.1 29 3.0 1.9- 4.7
Other 540 504 92.5 89.0-94.9 36 7.5 5.1-11.0
Income
14,999 or less 365 341 92.7 88.3-95.5 24 7.3 4.5-11.7
15,000-24,999 213 206 98.0 94.0-99.3 7 2.0 0.7- 6.0
25,000-49,999 260 242 93.8 89.1-96.6 18 6.2 3.4-10.9
50,000 or more 434 427 98.3 95.9-99.3 7 1.7 0.7- 4.1
WIC recipient
No 770 742 95.9 93.6-97.4 28 4.1 2.6- 6.4
Yes 586 550 94.4 91.5-96.4 36 5.6 3.6- 8.5
Medicaid recipient
No 641 626 97.7 95.8-98.7 15 2.3 1.3- 4.2
Yes 722 672 93.0 90.1-95.0 50 7.0 5.0- 9.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 626 595 94.9 92.9-96.4 31 5.1 3.6- 7.1
2500+ grams 737 703 95.1 93.3-96.5 34 4.9 3.5- 6.7

*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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