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2001 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 317 242 75.4 68.5-81.2 75 24.6 18.8-31.5
Age
< 20 years 62 48 82.5 66.4-91.8 14 17.5 8.2-33.6
20-24 years 106 82 73.2 60.6-82.8 24 26.8 17.2-39.4
25-34 years 123 91 74.4 63.0-83.2 32 25.6 16.8-37.0
35+ years 26 21 68.1 37.3-88.5 5 31.9 11.5-62.7
Race
White 202 149 71.8 63.2-79.1 53 28.2 20.9-36.8
Black 108 87 82.7 69.7-90.9 21 17.3 9.1-30.3
Other 7 6 81.9 34.2-97.5 1 18.1 2.5-65.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 48 24 48.5 31.8-65.6 24 51.5 34.4-68.2
No 268 217 81.7 74.7-87.1 51 18.3 12.9-25.3
Education
< High School 92 68 68.7 54.6-80.1 24 31.3 19.9-45.4
High School 109 75 68.7 56.6-78.7 34 31.3 21.3-43.4
> High School 115 98 88.2 77.9-94.1 17 11.8 5.9-22.1
Marital Status
Married 161 125 77.6 68.5-84.6 36 22.4 15.4-31.5
Other 156 117 72.5 61.3-81.5 39 27.5 18.5-38.7
Income
15,999 or less 138 95 65.4 53.7-75.5 43 34.6 24.5-46.3
16,000-24,999 38 31 85.4 65.7-94.7 7 14.6 5.3-34.3
25,000-39,999 47 35 78.4 61.1-89.3 12 21.6 10.7-38.9
40,000 or more 61 59 99.6 98.2-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
WIC recipient
No 125 104 86.8 76.8-92.9 21 13.2 7.1-23.2
Yes 188 134 68.1 58.7-76.2 54 31.9 23.8-41.3
Medicaid recipient
No 113 100 92.5 84.0-96.7 13 7.5 3.3-16.0
Yes 204 142 65.9 56.6-74.1 62 34.1 25.9-43.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 75 57 75.5 65.4-83.4 18 24.5 16.6-34.6
1500 - 2499 grams 86 66 74.5 64.0-82.8 20 25.5 17.2-36.0
2500+ grams 156 119 75.4 67.9-81.7 37 24.6 18.3-32.1

#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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