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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

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Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1794 1248 68.7 65.8-71.5 546 31.3 28.5-34.2
Age
< 20 years 222 132 55.6 46.7-64.2 90 44.4 35.8-53.3
20-24 years 480 296 62.5 56.5-68.1 184 37.5 31.9-43.5
25-34 years 881 654 73.6 69.6-77.3 227 26.4 22.7-30.4
35+ years 211 166 77.2 68.9-83.8 45 22.8 16.2-31.1
Race
White 1206 895 72.3 69.0-75.5 311 27.7 24.5-31.0
Black 530 320 59.6 53.2-65.7 210 40.4 34.3-46.8
Other 58 33 49.7 32.7-66.9 25 50.3 33.1-67.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 144 80 53.5 43.4-63.3 64 46.5 36.7-56.6
No 1649 1168 70.6 67.5-73.4 481 29.4 26.6-32.5
Education
< High School 383 206 51.5 44.8-58.1 177 48.5 41.9-55.2
High School 585 417 73.1 68.1-77.7 168 26.9 22.3-31.9
> High School 824 624 75.0 71.0-78.7 200 25.0 21.3-29.0
Marital Status
Married 1157 866 74.1 70.6-77.2 291 25.9 22.8-29.4
Other 637 382 57.9 52.5-63.2 255 42.1 36.8-47.5
Income
15,999 or less 526 326 58.0 52.1-63.7 200 42.0 36.3-47.9
16,000-24,999 244 159 68.3 60.2-75.5 85 31.7 24.5-39.8
25,000-39,999 261 195 71.1 63.4-77.8 66 28.9 22.2-36.6
40,000 or more 610 479 80.0 75.6-83.8 131 20.0 16.2-24.4
WIC recipient
No 959 747 77.5 73.9-80.8 212 22.5 19.2-26.1
Yes 830 497 59.0 54.5-63.4 333 41.0 36.6-45.5
Medicaid recipient
No 886 697 78.1 74.4-81.4 189 21.9 18.6-25.6
Yes 908 551 59.2 54.7-63.5 357 40.8 36.5-45.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 349 244 69.7 65.1-73.9 105 30.3 26.1-34.9
1500 - 2499 grams 561 386 67.9 64.0-71.6 175 32.1 28.4-36.0
2500+ grams 884 618 68.7 65.6-71.7 266 31.3 28.3-34.4

#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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