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2001 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 1638 1514 93.5 91.7-94.9 124 6.5 5.1- 8.3
Age
< 20 years 222 201 93.4 87.7-96.6 21 6.6 3.4-12.3
20-24 years 435 391 90.5 86.1-93.6 44 9.5 6.4-13.9
25-34 years 797 748 94.5 92.1-96.3 49 5.5 3.7- 7.9
35+ years 184 174 95.8 89.8-98.4 10 4.2 1.6-10.2
Race
White 1116 1039 94.6 92.7-96.1 77 5.4 3.9- 7.3
Black 462 422 90.2 85.3-93.6 40 9.8 6.4-14.7
Other 60 53 92.6 79.7-97.5 7 7.4 2.5-20.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 174 152 90.0 82.9-94.4 22 10.0 5.6-17.1
No 1462 1360 94.0 92.1-95.4 102 6.0 4.6- 7.9
Education
< High School 356 313 90.8 86.0-94.1 43 9.2 5.9-14.0
High School 509 464 91.6 87.6-94.4 45 8.4 5.6-12.4
> High School 768 733 96.1 93.9-97.5 35 3.9 2.5- 6.1
Marital Status
Married 1040 989 96.0 94.2-97.3 51 4.0 2.7- 5.8
Other 598 525 88.6 84.6-91.7 73 11.4 8.3-15.4
Income
15,999 or less 498 431 88.6 84.2-91.9 67 11.4 8.1-15.8
16,000-24,999 181 161 91.1 84.0-95.2 20 8.9 4.8-16.0
25,000-39,999 248 233 95.9 91.5-98.0 15 4.1 2.0- 8.5
40,000 or more 556 549 98.9 97.1-99.6 7 1.1 0.4- 2.9
WIC recipient
No 847 816 97.4 95.7-98.5 31 2.6 1.5- 4.3
Yes 783 690 89.2 85.9-91.8 93 10.8 8.2-14.1
Medicaid recipient
No 822 796 97.3 95.5-98.4 26 2.7 1.6- 4.5
Yes 816 718 89.3 86.1-91.9 98 10.7 8.1-13.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 308 275 88.8 85.0-91.7 33 11.2 8.3-15.0
1500 - 2499 grams 494 451 90.2 87.1-92.6 43 9.8 7.4-12.9
2500+ grams 836 788 93.8 91.8-95.3 48 6.2 4.7- 8.2

#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.

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