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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

What were your reasons for going to this provider for prenatal care? UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1641 1214 71.7 68.8-74.5 427 28.3 25.5-31.2
Age
< 20 years 224 190 83.4 75.8-89.0 34 16.6 11.0-24.2
20-24 years 435 312 67.8 61.8-73.3 123 32.2 26.7-38.2
25-34 years 798 578 71.3 67.1-75.1 220 28.7 24.9-32.9
35+ years 184 134 67.9 58.4-76.1 50 32.1 23.9-41.6
Race
White 1119 803 69.7 66.3-73.0 316 30.3 27.0-33.7
Black 462 356 74.6 68.3-80.0 106 25.4 20.0-31.7
Other 60 55 93.1 79.8-97.9 5 6.9 2.1-20.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 174 151 85.2 77.4-90.7 23 14.8 9.3-22.6
No 1465 1062 69.7 66.6-72.7 403 30.3 27.3-33.4
Education
< High School 358 301 82.3 76.2-87.0 57 17.7 13.0-23.8
High School 509 366 68.5 62.9-73.7 143 31.5 26.3-37.1
> High School 769 542 68.1 63.8-72.1 227 31.9 27.9-36.2
Marital Status
Married 1042 728 68.3 64.6-71.7 314 31.7 28.3-35.4
Other 599 486 78.2 73.2-82.5 113 21.8 17.5-26.8
Income
15,999 or less 498 383 73.5 67.8-78.5 115 26.5 21.5-32.2
16,000-24,999 180 126 67.2 57.7-75.5 54 32.8 24.5-42.3
25,000-39,999 249 177 69.5 61.6-76.4 72 30.5 23.6-38.4
40,000 or more 557 399 69.9 65.0-74.4 158 30.1 25.6-35.0
WIC recipient
No 848 607 70.1 66.0-73.8 241 29.9 26.2-34.0
Yes 785 600 73.4 69.0-77.4 185 26.6 22.6-31.0
Medicaid recipient
No 824 587 69.9 65.9-73.7 237 30.1 26.3-34.1
Yes 817 627 73.7 69.3-77.6 190 26.3 22.4-30.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 307 234 76.5 71.9-80.6 73 23.5 19.4-28.1
1500 - 2499 grams 495 387 77.8 73.9-81.2 108 22.2 18.8-26.1
2500+ grams 839 593 71.2 68.1-74.2 246 28.8 25.8-31.9

#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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