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2008 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 985 910 92.6 90.5-94.3 75 7.4 5.7- 9.5
Age
< 20 years 118 107 88.2 78.9-93.7 11 11.8 6.3-21.1
20-24 years 235 216 92.4 87.5-95.5 19 7.6 4.5-12.5
25-34 years 488 454 93.6 90.7-95.6 34 6.4 4.4- 9.3
35+ years 144 133 93.1 86.9-96.5 11 6.9 3.5-13.1
Race
White 701 645 91.5 88.8-93.5 56 8.5 6.5-11.2
Black 240 224 95.4 91.3-97.6 16 4.6 2.4- 8.7
Other 44 41 98.3 94.7-99.5 3 1.7 0.5- 5.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 124 105 85.6 77.2-91.3 19 14.4 8.7-22.8
No 860 804 93.7 91.6-95.3 56 6.3 4.7- 8.4
Education
< High School 193 172 90.1 84.1-94.0 21 9.9 6.0-15.9
High School 287 262 91.1 86.4-94.3 25 8.9 5.7-13.6
> High School 502 474 94.6 92.0-96.4 28 5.4 3.6- 8.0
Marital Status
Married 588 549 93.8 91.3-95.7 39 6.2 4.3- 8.7
Other 397 361 90.8 86.9-93.6 36 9.2 6.4-13.1
Income
14,999 or less 273 239 89.4 84.3-92.9 34 10.6 7.1-15.7
15,000-24,999 127 117 93.8 87.2-97.1 10 6.2 2.9-12.8
25,000-49,999 196 181 90.6 84.7-94.4 15 9.4 5.6-15.3
50,000 or more 308 294 95.0 91.3-97.1 14 5.0 2.9- 8.7
WIC recipient
No 531 497 93.6 90.7-95.6 34 6.4 4.4- 9.3
Yes 449 408 91.5 88.0-94.0 41 8.5 6.0-12.0
Medicaid recipient
No 455 430 94.5 91.5-96.4 25 5.5 3.6- 8.5
Yes 530 480 91.0 87.8-93.5 50 9.0 6.5-12.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 327 298 91.1 87.5-93.7 29 8.9 6.3-12.5
2500+ grams 658 612 92.7 90.4-94.5 46 7.3 5.5- 9.6

*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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