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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Mother Reported Barriers to Obtaining Prenatal Care*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 959 762 80.0 76.9-82.8 197 20.0 17.2-23.1
Age
< 20 years 70 53 77.6 64.2-87.0 17 22.4 13.0-35.8
20-24 years 239 170 72.7 65.6-78.8 69 27.3 21.2-34.4
25-34 years 502 415 83.3 79.2-86.7 87 16.7 13.3-20.8
35+ years 148 124 82.8 74.2-89.0 24 17.2 11.0-25.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 525 436 82.7 78.6-86.2 89 17.3 13.8-21.4
Non-Hispanic Black 246 179 72.0 64.6-78.4 67 28.0 21.6-35.4
Non-Hispanic Other 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 124 94 79.7 71.0-86.4 30 20.3 13.6-29.0
Education
< High School 175 124 74.2 65.9-81.0 51 25.8 19.0-34.1
High School 192 143 75.9 68.2-82.2 49 24.1 17.8-31.8
> High School 591 494 83.5 79.7-86.7 97 16.5 13.3-20.3
Marital Status
Married 562 482 87.0 83.4-89.8 80 13.0 10.2-16.6
Other 396 279 70.0 64.3-75.1 117 30.0 24.9-35.7
WIC recipient
No 469 400 85.7 81.6-89.0 69 14.3 11.0-18.4
Yes 484 357 74.8 70.1-79.1 127 25.2 20.9-29.9
Medicaid recipient
No 410 363 89.4 85.5-92.4 47 10.6 7.6-14.5
Yes 549 399 73.1 68.5-77.2 150 26.9 22.8-31.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 327 249 74.7 69.3-79.4 78 25.3 20.6-30.7
2500+ grams 632 513 80.5 77.1-83.5 119 19.5 16.5-22.9

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 17 and 18 (a-j).

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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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