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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 DIDN'T HAVE MY MEDICAID CARD

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 273 227 85.4 79.5-89.8 46 14.6 10.2-20.5
Age
< 20 years 55 43 80.0 62.9-90.5 12 20.0 9.5-37.1
20-24 years 92 74 86.2 75.9-92.6 18 13.8 7.4-24.1
25-34 years 110 99 88.7 78.9-94.3 11 11.3 5.7-21.1
35+ years 16 11 70.5 36.7-90.8 5 29.5 9.2-63.3
Race
White 163 135 84.4 76.5-90.0 28 15.6 10.0-23.5
Black 90 74 85.4 73.0-92.7 16 14.6 7.3-27.0
Other 20 18 92.3 64.6-98.7 2 7.7 1.3-35.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 33 28 88.8 68.3-96.7 5 11.2 3.3-31.7
No 240 199 84.9 78.4-89.7 41 15.1 10.3-21.6
Education
< High School 85 72 88.3 77.6-94.3 13 11.7 5.7-22.4
High School 85 64 78.4 65.9-87.3 21 21.6 12.7-34.1
> High School 103 91 89.3 79.5-94.8 12 10.7 5.2-20.5
Marital Status
Married 119 107 90.4 82.0-95.1 12 9.6 4.9-18.0
Other 154 120 80.8 71.7-87.5 34 19.2 12.5-28.3
Income
15,999 or less 120 92 82.7 72.8-89.5 28 17.3 10.5-27.2
16,000-24,999 40 34 85.7 66.5-94.8 6 14.3 5.2-33.5
25,000-39,999 36 30 79.6 60.2-91.0 6 20.4 9.0-39.8
40,000 or more 47 46 95.5 74.6-99.4 1 4.5 0.6-25.4
WIC recipient
No 120 107 92.9 85.5-96.7 13 7.1 3.3-14.5
Yes 152 119 79.4 70.3-86.3 33 20.6 13.7-29.7
Medicaid recipient
No 72 71 99.7 97.8- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2
Yes 201 156 79.3 71.3-85.5 45 20.7 14.5-28.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 123 98 79.7 71.7-85.8 25 20.3 14.2-28.3
2500+ grams 150 129 85.9 79.4-90.6 21 14.1 9.4-20.6

#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.

This page was generated on 20JUL04

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