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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 1640 1131 68.2 65.2-71.1 509 31.8 28.9-34.8
Age
< 20 years 224 118 47.2 38.6-56.0 106 52.8 44.0-61.4
20-24 years 435 276 61.7 55.5-67.5 159 38.3 32.5-44.5
25-34 years 797 599 76.1 72.1-79.7 198 23.9 20.3-27.9
35+ years 184 138 76.6 67.6-83.7 46 23.4 16.3-32.4
Race
White 1118 814 72.5 69.1-75.7 304 27.5 24.3-30.9
Black 462 281 58.3 51.6-64.7 181 41.7 35.3-48.4
Other 60 36 49.9 34.3-65.5 24 50.1 34.5-65.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 174 84 49.7 40.5-59.0 90 50.3 41.0-59.5
No 1464 1046 71.0 67.8-74.0 418 29.0 26.0-32.2
Education
< High School 358 192 51.6 44.6-58.5 166 48.4 41.5-55.4
High School 509 346 68.2 62.5-73.4 163 31.8 26.6-37.5
> High School 768 591 77.0 73.1-80.6 177 23.0 19.4-26.9
Marital Status
Married 1041 789 74.6 71.1-77.8 252 25.4 22.2-28.9
Other 599 342 56.4 50.7-61.8 257 43.6 38.2-49.3
Income
15,999 or less 498 298 57.6 51.4-63.5 200 42.4 36.5-48.6
16,000-24,999 180 119 66.4 56.9-74.8 61 33.6 25.2-43.1
25,000-39,999 249 187 77.5 70.1-83.5 62 22.5 16.5-29.9
40,000 or more 556 448 80.4 76.0-84.2 108 19.6 15.8-24.0
WIC recipient
No 847 658 77.9 74.1-81.3 189 22.1 18.7-25.9
Yes 785 469 58.1 53.4-62.7 316 41.9 37.3-46.6
Medicaid recipient
No 823 646 78.0 74.3-81.4 177 22.0 18.6-25.7
Yes 817 485 57.9 53.1-62.4 332 42.1 37.6-46.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 307 213 69.0 64.0-73.5 94 31.0 26.5-36.0
1500 - 2499 grams 495 332 65.8 61.5-69.8 163 34.2 30.2-38.5
2500+ grams 838 586 68.4 65.1-71.5 252 31.6 28.5-34.9

#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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