SCHS Home Search FAQs Contacts
Navigation Bar

2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Problem getting prenatal care: I DIDN'T WANT ANYONE TO KNOW I WAS PREGNANT*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1281 1186 91.3 89.2-93.0 95 8.7 7.0-10.8
Age
< 20 years 143 124 84.4 75.9-90.3 19 15.6 9.7-24.1
20-24 years 311 276 86.9 81.6-90.8 35 13.1 9.2-18.4
25-34 years 644 610 93.9 91.3-95.8 34 6.1 4.2- 8.7
35+ years 183 176 95.3 90.2-97.8 7 4.7 2.2- 9.8
Race
White 900 846 92.8 90.6-94.6 54 7.2 5.4- 9.4
Black 319 283 86.6 81.1-90.6 36 13.4 9.4-18.9
Other 62 57 89.5 75.9-95.8 5 10.5 4.2-24.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 157 125 78.2 69.9-84.7 32 21.8 15.3-30.1
No 1123 1060 93.4 91.4-94.9 63 6.6 5.1- 8.6
Education
< High School 239 200 82.1 75.7-87.0 39 17.9 13.0-24.3
High School 357 327 90.2 85.8-93.3 30 9.8 6.7-14.2
> High School 681 656 95.8 93.6-97.3 25 4.2 2.7- 6.4
Marital Status
Married 773 745 95.6 93.4-97.0 28 4.4 3.0- 6.6
Other 508 441 85.1 81.0-88.4 67 14.9 11.6-19.0
Income
14,999 or less 353 310 86.0 81.0-89.8 43 14.0 10.2-19.0
15,000-24,999 169 150 88.1 81.2-92.7 19 11.9 7.3-18.8
25,000-49,999 252 244 96.8 93.1-98.6 8 3.2 1.4- 6.9
50,000 or more 413 404 97.3 94.8-98.7 9 2.7 1.3- 5.2
WIC recipient
No 687 664 95.8 93.5-97.2 23 4.2 2.8- 6.5
Yes 587 517 86.5 82.8-89.4 70 13.5 10.6-17.2
Medicaid recipient
No 596 585 97.9 96.1-98.9 11 2.1 1.1- 3.9
Yes 685 601 85.8 82.3-88.6 84 14.2 11.4-17.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 418 391 92.9 90.0-95.1 27 7.1 4.9-10.0
2500+ grams 863 795 91.1 88.9-92.9 68 8.9 7.1-11.1

*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

Contact Us | Site Map | DHHS Disclaimer