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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Problem getting prenatal care: DIDN'T KNOW I WAS PREGNANT*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 162 106 65.9 56.6-74.1 56 34.1 25.9-43.4
Age
< 20 years 28 11 39.8 21.0-62.2 17 60.2 37.8-79.0
20-24 years 50 37 77.4 60.2-88.6 13 22.6 11.4-39.8
25-34 years 66 44 68.3 54.2-79.6 22 31.7 20.4-45.8
35+ years 18 14 81.6 53.9-94.4 4 18.4 5.6-46.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 84 58 66.3 53.1-77.4 26 33.7 22.6-46.9
Non-Hispanic Black 47 24 52.6 35.2-69.4 23 47.4 30.6-64.8
Non-Hispanic Other 10 9 85.9 43.2-98.0 1 14.1 2.0-56.8
Latina 20 15 81.4 57.9-93.3 5 18.6 6.7-42.1
Education
< High School 45 23 49.4 31.6-67.4 22 50.6 32.6-68.4
High School 56 40 74.1 59.2-84.9 16 25.9 15.1-40.8
> High School 61 43 72.0 57.4-83.1 18 28.0 16.9-42.6
Marital Status
Married 72 55 78.4 65.3-87.5 17 21.6 12.5-34.7
Other 90 51 57.8 45.3-69.4 39 42.2 30.6-54.7
WIC recipient
No 55 37 75.5 59.3-86.6 18 24.5 13.4-40.7
Yes 105 67 61.6 50.2-71.9 38 38.4 28.1-49.8
Medicaid recipient
No 33 27 85.5 65.2-94.9 6 14.5 5.1-34.8
Yes 129 79 61.9 51.5-71.3 50 38.1 28.7-48.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 64 38 57.3 45.0-68.8 26 42.7 31.2-55.0
2500+ grams 98 68 66.8 56.5-75.8 30 33.2 24.2-43.5

*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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