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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Problem getting prenatal care: I DIDN'T HAVE MY MEDICAID CARD*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 167 102 56.1 46.9-64.9 65 43.9 35.1-53.1
Age
< 20 years 28 17 55.4 33.3-75.6 11 44.6 24.4-66.7
20-24 years 53 28 45.1 30.1-61.1 25 54.9 38.9-69.9
25-34 years 68 41 57.3 43.2-70.3 27 42.7 29.7-56.8
35+ years 18 16 84.7 54.9-96.2 2 15.3 3.8-45.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 87 53 57.2 44.4-69.1 34 42.8 30.9-55.6
Non-Hispanic Black 48 31 58.7 41.0-74.4 17 41.3 25.6-59.0
Non-Hispanic Other 10 5 48.1 19.7-77.8 5 51.9 22.2-80.3
Latina 21 12 50.5 27.9-72.9 9 49.5 27.1-72.1
Education
< High School 47 26 48.6 31.3-66.3 21 51.4 33.7-68.7
High School 57 33 52.0 37.3-66.3 24 48.0 33.7-62.7
> High School 63 43 67.0 52.5-78.9 20 33.0 21.1-47.5
Marital Status
Married 74 50 60.8 47.0-73.0 24 39.2 27.0-53.0
Other 93 52 53.0 40.9-64.9 41 47.0 35.1-59.1
WIC recipient
No 56 39 60.3 43.9-74.7 17 39.7 25.3-56.1
Yes 109 61 53.7 42.5-64.4 48 46.3 35.6-57.5
Medicaid recipient
No 33 28 75.9 51.8-90.3 5 24.1 9.7-48.2
Yes 134 74 52.2 42.1-62.0 60 47.8 38.0-57.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 67 45 65.6 53.4-76.0 22 34.4 24.0-46.6
2500+ grams 100 57 55.0 44.9-64.7 43 45.0 35.3-55.1

*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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