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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Problem getting prenatal care: I HAD NO ONE TO TAKE CARE OF MY CHILDREN*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
FALSE TRUE
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 235 220 95.2 90.7-97.5 15 4.8 2.5- 9.3
Age
< 20 years 46 44 95.4 78.2-99.2 2 4.6 0.8-21.8
20-24 years 79 75 97.0 88.7-99.3 4 3.0 0.7-11.3
25-34 years 91 82 92.4 82.9-96.8 9 7.6 3.2-17.1
35+ years 19 19 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Race
White 137 132 96.8 90.5-99.0 5 3.2 1.0- 9.5
Black 80 72 93.2 82.9-97.5 8 6.8 2.5-17.1
Other 18 16 90.3 60.7-98.3 2 9.7 1.7-39.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 23 20 92.3 71.3-98.3 3 7.7 1.7-28.7
No 212 200 95.6 90.8-98.0 12 4.4 2.0- 9.2
Education
< High School 59 53 92.5 79.8-97.4 6 7.5 2.6-20.2
High School 86 80 94.9 86.0-98.2 6 5.1 1.8-14.0
> High School 89 86 97.4 88.4-99.4 3 2.6 0.6-11.6
Marital Status
Married 92 88 96.9 88.2-99.3 4 3.1 0.7-11.8
Other 143 132 94.2 87.8-97.3 11 5.8 2.7-12.2
Income
14,999 or less 75 67 92.6 81.6-97.2 8 7.4 2.8-18.4
15,000-24,999 75 70 93.4 82.9-97.6 5 6.6 2.4-17.1
25,000-49,999 45 43 98.9 95.6-99.7 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4
50,000 or more 26 26 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 81 74 95.2 86.6-98.4 7 4.8 1.6-13.4
Yes 154 146 95.2 89.0-97.9 8 4.8 2.1-11.0
Medicaid recipient
No 57 55 98.9 95.8-99.7 2 1.1 0.3- 4.2
Yes 178 165 94.1 88.4-97.1 13 5.9 2.9-11.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 91 82 89.1 80.6-94.2 9 10.9 5.8-19.4
2500+ grams 144 138 95.8 90.5-98.2 6 4.2 1.8- 9.5

*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.

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