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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Did any of these things keep you from getting prenatal care as early as you wanted? I COULDN'T GET AN APPOINTMENT EARLIER IN MY PREGNANCY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 398 281 71.1 64.6-76.9 117 28.9 23.1-35.4
Age
< 20 years 76 62 81.9 66.4-91.2 14 18.1 8.8-33.6
20-24 years 144 106 75.0 64.7-83.1 38 25.0 16.9-35.3
25-34 years 149 91 60.0 48.2-70.7 58 40.0 29.3-51.8
35+ years 29 22 67.3 39.9-86.5 7 32.7 13.5-60.1
Race
White 229 151 65.8 57.4-73.3 78 34.2 26.7-42.6
Black 152 117 84.3 73.4-91.2 35 15.7 8.8-26.6
Other 17 13 66.5 33.7-88.5 4 33.5 11.5-66.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 37 23 68.9 47.7-84.4 14 31.1 15.6-52.3
No 361 258 71.4 64.5-77.5 103 28.6 22.5-35.5
Education
< High School 115 95 81.6 69.5-89.6 20 18.4 10.4-30.5
High School 156 103 70.8 60.4-79.4 53 29.2 20.6-39.6
> High School 125 82 59.5 46.9-70.9 43 40.5 29.1-53.1
Marital Status
Married 193 118 59.8 50.4-68.6 75 40.2 31.4-49.6
Other 205 163 83.6 75.1-89.6 42 16.4 10.4-24.9
Income
15,999 or less 170 125 75.5 65.1-83.6 45 24.5 16.4-34.9
16,000-24,999 73 49 64.7 49.2-77.6 24 35.3 22.4-50.8
25,000-39,999 55 39 71.0 53.2-84.0 16 29.0 16.0-46.8
40,000 or more 58 33 56.7 39.1-72.8 25 43.3 27.2-60.9
WIC recipient
No 167 106 64.4 53.3-74.2 61 35.6 25.8-46.7
Yes 227 172 74.8 66.5-81.6 55 25.2 18.4-33.5
Medicaid recipient
No 125 75 59.9 48.1-70.7 50 40.1 29.3-51.9
Yes 273 206 76.7 68.9-83.0 67 23.3 17.0-31.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 95 68 72.1 63.2-79.5 27 27.9 20.5-36.8
1500 - 2499 grams 135 95 71.5 63.7-78.2 40 28.5 21.8-36.3
2500+ grams 168 118 71.1 63.8-77.4 50 28.9 22.6-36.2

#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 24NOV03

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