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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Problem getting prenatal care: I COULDN'T GET AN APPOINTMENT WHEN I WANTED ONE*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 166 101 60.0 50.9-68.5 65 40.0 31.5-49.1
Age
< 20 years 28 20 71.4 48.2-87.0 8 28.6 13.0-51.8
20-24 years 50 26 49.3 33.3-65.4 24 50.7 34.6-66.7
25-34 years 69 42 58.8 44.9-71.5 27 41.2 28.5-55.1
35+ years 19 13 68.7 41.9-87.0 6 31.3 13.0-58.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 87 53 59.4 46.7-70.9 34 40.6 29.1-53.3
Non-Hispanic Black 46 30 70.9 52.7-84.3 16 29.1 15.7-47.3
Non-Hispanic Other 10 7 76.4 42.8-93.3 3 23.6 6.7-57.2
Latina 21 10 39.4 19.7-63.2 11 60.6 36.8-80.3
Education
< High School 47 32 65.2 46.3-80.3 15 34.8 19.7-53.7
High School 54 31 54.1 38.9-68.5 23 45.9 31.5-61.1
> High School 64 38 62.4 48.5-74.6 26 37.6 25.4-51.5
Marital Status
Married 76 43 56.7 43.6-68.9 33 43.3 31.1-56.4
Other 90 58 62.3 49.7-73.5 32 37.7 26.5-50.3
WIC recipient
No 59 34 56.8 41.5-70.9 25 43.2 29.1-58.5
Yes 104 65 61.5 50.0-71.8 39 38.5 28.2-50.0
Medicaid recipient
No 37 19 44.5 26.9-63.6 18 55.5 36.4-73.1
Yes 129 82 63.6 53.3-72.7 47 36.4 27.3-46.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 65 42 65.4 53.2-75.9 23 34.6 24.1-46.8
2500+ grams 101 59 59.4 49.3-68.7 42 40.6 31.3-50.7

*Excludes mothers that did not want prenatal care

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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 16NOV12

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