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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? THEY OFFERED SPECIALIZED SERVICES

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1638 1410 89.1 86.9-90.9 228 10.9 9.1-13.1
Age
< 20 years 224 196 85.6 78.1-90.9 28 14.4 9.1-21.9
20-24 years 435 369 85.3 80.3-89.2 66 14.7 10.8-19.7
25-34 years 795 691 91.8 89.1-93.8 104 8.2 6.2-10.9
35+ years 184 154 90.4 83.8-94.5 30 9.6 5.5-16.2
Race
White 1116 966 89.3 86.8-91.4 150 10.7 8.6-13.2
Black 462 390 87.5 82.5-91.2 72 12.5 8.8-17.5
Other 60 54 95.3 84.6-98.7 6 4.7 1.3-15.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 174 138 80.3 71.9-86.7 36 19.7 13.3-28.1
No 1462 1270 90.4 88.2-92.1 192 9.6 7.9-11.8
Education
< High School 358 306 84.3 78.5-88.7 52 15.7 11.3-21.5
High School 508 435 89.5 85.4-92.5 73 10.5 7.5-14.6
> High School 767 665 91.4 88.6-93.5 102 8.6 6.5-11.4
Marital Status
Married 1040 900 91.1 88.8-93.0 140 8.9 7.0-11.2
Other 598 510 85.2 80.7-88.8 88 14.8 11.2-19.3
Income
15,999 or less 498 421 85.7 80.9-89.4 77 14.3 10.6-19.1
16,000-24,999 179 160 94.8 89.5-97.5 19 5.2 2.5-10.5
25,000-39,999 248 213 90.9 85.6-94.4 35 9.1 5.6-14.4
40,000 or more 556 481 91.1 87.9-93.6 75 8.9 6.4-12.1
WIC recipient
No 846 739 90.8 88.1-92.9 107 9.2 7.1-11.9
Yes 784 664 87.1 83.6-89.9 120 12.9 10.1-16.4
Medicaid recipient
No 823 719 91.4 88.8-93.5 104 8.6 6.5-11.2
Yes 815 691 86.6 83.1-89.4 124 13.4 10.6-16.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 307 251 82.4 78.1-85.9 56 17.6 14.1-21.9
1500 - 2499 grams 493 405 82.3 78.8-85.4 88 17.7 14.6-21.2
2500+ grams 838 754 89.6 87.3-91.6 84 10.4 8.4-12.7

#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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