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2008 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 1296 1105 85.1 82.8-87.2 191 14.9 12.8-17.2
Age
< 20 years 143 124 87.6 79.8-92.7 19 12.4 7.3-20.2
20-24 years 313 244 78.3 72.4-83.2 69 21.7 16.8-27.6
25-34 years 653 572 87.2 84.0-89.8 81 12.8 10.2-16.0
35+ years 187 165 88.1 81.7-92.4 22 11.9 7.6-18.3
Race
White 913 797 87.1 84.5-89.4 116 12.9 10.6-15.5
Black 320 265 82.4 76.8-87.0 55 17.6 13.0-23.2
Other 63 43 66.6 52.1-78.6 20 33.4 21.4-47.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 168 119 74.1 66.1-80.8 49 25.9 19.2-33.9
No 1127 985 87.0 84.5-89.1 142 13.0 10.9-15.5
Education
< High School 247 192 78.8 72.4-84.0 55 21.2 16.0-27.6
High School 360 296 82.2 77.1-86.3 64 17.8 13.7-22.9
> High School 685 614 89.5 86.6-91.8 71 10.5 8.2-13.4
Marital Status
Married 781 699 89.6 86.9-91.8 82 10.4 8.2-13.1
Other 515 406 78.7 74.3-82.5 109 21.3 17.5-25.7
Income
14,999 or less 361 281 79.0 73.6-83.5 80 21.0 16.5-26.4
15,000-24,999 169 130 75.1 66.9-81.8 39 24.9 18.2-33.1
25,000-49,999 253 210 82.3 76.4-87.0 43 17.7 13.0-23.6
50,000 or more 415 402 97.5 95.2-98.7 13 2.5 1.3- 4.8
WIC recipient
No 696 625 89.7 86.8-92.0 71 10.3 8.0-13.2
Yes 592 472 80.0 76.1-83.5 120 20.0 16.5-23.9
Medicaid recipient
No 602 569 94.2 91.6-96.0 33 5.8 4.0- 8.4
Yes 694 536 77.6 73.8-81.0 158 22.4 19.0-26.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 425 355 82.8 78.9-86.2 70 17.2 13.8-21.1
2500+ grams 871 750 85.3 82.8-87.6 121 14.7 12.4-17.2

*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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

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