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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Problem getting prenatal care: I HAD TOO MANY OTHER THINGS GOING ON*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
FALSE TRUE
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 235 197 83.5 77.1-88.4 38 16.5 11.6-22.9
Age
< 20 years 46 37 76.5 58.0-88.4 9 23.5 11.6-42.0
20-24 years 78 67 84.8 73.6-91.7 11 15.2 8.3-26.4
25-34 years 90 74 84.5 73.8-91.3 16 15.5 8.7-26.2
35+ years 21 19 91.5 65.3-98.4 2 8.5 1.6-34.7
Race
White 138 119 83.4 75.0-89.4 19 16.6 10.6-25.0
Black 79 65 86.8 74.7-93.6 14 13.2 6.4-25.3
Other 18 13 68.7 39.2-88.2 5 31.3 11.8-60.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 23 20 84.7 61.7-95.0 3 15.3 5.0-38.3
No 212 177 83.3 76.4-88.4 35 16.7 11.6-23.6
Education
< High School 57 47 80.9 65.2-90.5 10 19.1 9.5-34.8
High School 88 71 83.0 72.3-90.2 17 17.0 9.8-27.7
> High School 89 79 86.0 75.2-92.5 10 14.0 7.5-24.8
Marital Status
Married 92 80 87.1 77.2-93.1 12 12.9 6.9-22.8
Other 143 117 81.5 72.7-87.9 26 18.5 12.1-27.3
Income
14,999 or less 72 59 81.1 67.3-90.0 13 18.9 10.0-32.7
15,000-24,999 75 61 81.9 70.2-89.7 14 18.1 10.3-29.8
25,000-49,999 46 37 81.3 65.4-90.9 9 18.7 9.1-34.6
50,000 or more 26 26 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 79 65 79.4 66.6-88.1 14 20.6 11.9-33.4
Yes 156 132 85.2 77.5-90.7 24 14.8 9.3-22.5
Medicaid recipient
No 56 52 92.8 81.0-97.5 4 7.2 2.5-19.0
Yes 179 145 80.8 73.1-86.8 34 19.2 13.2-26.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 90 76 83.1 73.7-89.6 14 16.9 10.4-26.3
2500+ grams 145 121 83.5 76.4-88.8 24 16.5 11.2-23.6

*Excludes mothers that did not want prenatal care

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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 28JUL11

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