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2002 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 COULDN'T GET AN APPOINTMENT EARLIER IN MY PREGNANCY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 273 174 62.1 54.7-68.9 99 37.9 31.1-45.3
Age
< 20 years 55 44 76.5 58.3-88.3 11 23.5 11.7-41.7
20-24 years 92 61 66.2 53.5-76.8 31 33.8 23.2-46.5
25-34 years 110 61 53.0 41.8-64.0 49 47.0 36.0-58.2
35+ years 16 8 54.8 25.0-81.5 8 45.2 18.5-75.0
Race
White 163 100 61.9 52.6-70.3 63 38.1 29.7-47.4
Black 90 61 59.9 45.6-72.6 29 40.1 27.4-54.4
Other 20 13 71.1 45.0-88.1 7 28.9 11.9-55.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 33 21 63.7 42.6-80.6 12 36.3 19.4-57.4
No 240 153 61.9 54.0-69.2 87 38.1 30.8-46.0
Education
< High School 85 67 79.8 67.2-88.4 18 20.2 11.6-32.8
High School 85 52 54.9 41.8-67.4 33 45.1 32.6-58.2
> High School 103 55 52.6 40.8-64.2 48 47.4 35.8-59.2
Marital Status
Married 119 65 54.4 43.8-64.7 54 45.6 35.3-56.2
Other 154 109 69.0 58.8-77.7 45 31.0 22.3-41.2
Income
15,999 or less 120 83 64.4 52.9-74.5 37 35.6 25.5-47.1
16,000-24,999 40 26 61.8 41.7-78.6 14 38.2 21.4-58.3
25,000-39,999 36 18 51.9 33.8-69.6 18 48.1 30.4-66.2
40,000 or more 47 24 50.2 33.1-67.3 23 49.8 32.7-66.9
WIC recipient
No 120 71 59.8 48.6-69.9 49 40.2 30.1-51.4
Yes 152 102 63.5 53.5-72.5 50 36.5 27.5-46.5
Medicaid recipient
No 72 39 53.9 40.6-66.6 33 46.1 33.4-59.4
Yes 201 135 65.6 56.8-73.5 66 34.4 26.5-43.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 123 82 67.3 58.7-74.9 41 32.7 25.1-41.3
2500+ grams 150 92 61.6 53.6-69.0 58 38.4 31.0-46.4

#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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