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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 DIDN'T HAVE ENOUGH MONEY OR INSURANCE TO PAY FOR MY VISITS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 398 322 81.1 75.0-85.9 76 18.9 14.1-25.0
Age
< 20 years 76 67 82.0 66.0-91.4 9 18.0 8.6-34.0
20-24 years 144 114 81.4 71.6-88.4 30 18.6 11.6-28.4
25-34 years 149 119 83.2 72.6-90.2 30 16.8 9.8-27.4
35+ years 29 22 67.6 40.0-86.7 7 32.4 13.3-60.0
Race
White 229 186 81.4 73.8-87.1 43 18.6 12.9-26.2
Black 152 123 79.5 67.3-87.9 29 20.5 12.1-32.7
Other 17 13 86.8 51.4-97.6 4 13.2 2.4-48.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 37 30 87.0 66.4-95.8 7 13.0 4.2-33.6
No 361 292 80.3 73.8-85.5 69 19.7 14.5-26.2
Education
< High School 115 88 75.2 62.6-84.6 27 24.8 15.4-37.4
High School 156 129 83.9 74.5-90.3 27 16.1 9.7-25.5
> High School 125 103 83.8 72.3-91.1 22 16.2 8.9-27.7
Marital Status
Married 193 157 82.8 74.4-88.9 36 17.2 11.1-25.6
Other 205 165 79.1 69.7-86.2 40 20.9 13.8-30.3
Income
15,999 or less 170 135 79.0 68.9-86.5 35 21.0 13.5-31.1
16,000-24,999 73 62 86.3 72.3-93.8 11 13.7 6.2-27.7
25,000-39,999 55 45 83.7 66.1-93.2 10 16.3 6.8-33.9
40,000 or more 58 52 87.4 69.0-95.6 6 12.6 4.4-31.0
WIC recipient
No 167 140 83.2 72.9-90.1 27 16.8 9.9-27.1
Yes 227 180 79.8 71.8-86.0 47 20.2 14.0-28.2
Medicaid recipient
No 125 112 88.1 77.9-94.0 13 11.9 6.0-22.1
Yes 273 210 77.6 69.7-83.8 63 22.4 16.2-30.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 95 73 76.2 67.4-83.2 22 23.8 16.8-32.6
1500 - 2499 grams 135 112 82.7 75.6-88.1 23 17.3 11.9-24.4
2500+ grams 168 137 81.0 74.3-86.3 31 19.0 13.7-25.7

#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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