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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Problem getting prenatal care: UNSPECIFIED REASON*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
FALSE TRUE
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 236 234 99.1 95.2-99.8 2 0.9 0.2- 4.8
Age
< 20 years 46 46 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 80 79 98.0 87.0-99.7 1 2.0 0.3-13.0
25-34 years 90 89 99.7 97.8- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2
35+ years 20 20 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Race
White 139 138 98.7 91.6-99.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.4
Black 79 78 99.6 97.4-99.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6
Other 18 18 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 24 23 94.5 69.7-99.2 1 5.5 0.8-30.3
No 212 211 99.9 99.1- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9
Education
< High School 59 58 97.1 82.2-99.6 1 2.9 0.4-17.8
High School 87 86 99.7 97.7- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3
> High School 89 89 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Marital Status
Married 92 92 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Other 144 142 98.6 92.7-99.7 2 1.4 0.3- 7.3
Income
14,999 or less 74 72 96.9 84.8-99.4 2 3.1 0.6-15.2
15,000-24,999 75 75 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-49,999 46 46 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
50,000 or more 26 26 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 80 79 99.6 97.3-99.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7
Yes 156 155 98.9 92.6-99.8 1 1.1 0.2- 7.4
Medicaid recipient
No 57 56 96.5 79.1-99.5 1 3.5 0.5-20.9
Yes 179 178 99.8 99.0- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 91 90 98.7 91.7-99.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.3
2500+ grams 145 144 99.1 94.2-99.9 1 0.9 0.1- 5.8

*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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