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2008 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 1272 1200 93.9 92.1-95.3 72 6.1 4.7- 7.9
Age
< 20 years 139 133 96.0 89.9-98.5 6 4.0 1.5-10.1
20-24 years 308 281 91.2 86.6-94.3 27 8.8 5.7-13.4
25-34 years 641 606 93.6 90.9-95.5 35 6.4 4.5- 9.1
35+ years 184 180 98.3 94.4-99.5 4 1.7 0.5- 5.6
Race
White 895 851 94.7 92.7-96.2 44 5.3 3.8- 7.3
Black 316 294 92.0 87.3-95.0 22 8.0 5.0-12.7
Other 61 55 89.9 77.4-95.9 6 10.1 4.1-22.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 153 127 82.4 74.5-88.2 26 17.6 11.8-25.5
No 1118 1072 95.7 94.0-96.9 46 4.3 3.1- 6.0
Education
< High School 234 213 91.4 86.4-94.7 21 8.6 5.3-13.6
High School 355 330 91.8 87.7-94.7 25 8.2 5.3-12.3
> High School 680 654 96.0 93.9-97.4 26 4.0 2.6- 6.1
Marital Status
Married 774 746 96.2 94.2-97.5 28 3.8 2.5- 5.8
Other 498 454 90.5 87.0-93.1 44 9.5 6.9-13.0
Income
14,999 or less 349 315 90.4 86.0-93.5 34 9.6 6.5-14.0
15,000-24,999 168 154 90.7 84.3-94.7 14 9.3 5.3-15.7
25,000-49,999 252 241 95.3 91.1-97.5 11 4.7 2.5- 8.9
50,000 or more 414 408 98.5 96.5-99.3 6 1.5 0.7- 3.5
WIC recipient
No 687 663 96.4 94.4-97.7 24 3.6 2.3- 5.6
Yes 577 529 91.0 87.9-93.4 48 9.0 6.6-12.1
Medicaid recipient
No 596 582 97.6 95.7-98.6 14 2.4 1.4- 4.3
Yes 676 618 90.8 87.9-93.0 58 9.2 7.0-12.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 415 392 94.2 91.5-96.1 23 5.8 3.9- 8.5
2500+ grams 857 808 93.8 91.9-95.3 49 6.2 4.7- 8.1

*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 20MAY10

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