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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 HAD NO WAY TO GET TO THE CLINIC OR DOCTOR'S OFFICE

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 398 362 90.4 85.4-93.8 36 9.6 6.2-14.6
Age
< 20 years 76 71 90.8 75.6-96.9 5 9.2 3.1-24.4
20-24 years 144 129 88.0 78.8-93.6 15 12.0 6.4-21.2
25-34 years 149 137 94.8 86.9-98.1 12 5.2 1.9-13.1
35+ years 29 25 84.5 56.5-95.8 4 15.5 4.2-43.5
Race
White 229 213 90.9 84.4-94.9 16 9.1 5.1-15.6
Black 152 134 89.6 79.2-95.1 18 10.4 4.9-20.8
Other 17 15 88.1 50.3-98.2 2 11.9 1.8-49.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 37 30 72.7 50.1-87.6 7 27.3 12.4-49.9
No 361 332 92.7 87.9-95.7 29 7.3 4.3-12.1
Education
< High School 115 96 80.0 67.6-88.4 19 20.0 11.6-32.4
High School 156 145 95.4 88.9-98.2 11 4.6 1.8-11.1
> High School 125 119 95.6 87.0-98.6 6 4.4 1.4-13.0
Marital Status
Married 193 180 91.7 84.3-95.8 13 8.3 4.2-15.7
Other 205 182 89.0 81.0-93.9 23 11.0 6.1-19.0
Income
15,999 or less 170 149 87.5 78.4-93.1 21 12.5 6.9-21.6
16,000-24,999 73 71 96.9 82.1-99.5 2 3.1 0.5-17.9
25,000-39,999 55 54 99.7 97.8- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2
40,000 or more 58 56 96.1 78.8-99.4 2 3.9 0.6-21.2
WIC recipient
No 167 155 89.6 79.8-95.0 12 10.4 5.0-20.2
Yes 227 205 90.9 84.4-94.9 22 9.1 5.1-15.6
Medicaid recipient
No 125 119 96.1 87.7-98.8 6 3.9 1.2-12.3
Yes 273 243 87.6 80.7-92.3 30 12.4 7.7-19.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 95 88 92.7 86.3-96.3 7 7.3 3.7-13.7
1500 - 2499 grams 135 121 89.2 82.8-93.4 14 10.8 6.6-17.2
2500+ grams 168 153 90.4 84.8-94.2 15 9.6 5.8-15.2

#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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