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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? UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 273 239 86.5 80.5-90.8 34 13.5 9.2-19.5
Age
< 20 years 55 43 79.9 62.8-90.3 12 20.1 9.7-37.2
20-24 years 92 80 84.6 73.0-91.8 12 15.4 8.2-27.0
25-34 years 110 102 91.0 81.7-95.8 8 9.0 4.2-18.3
35+ years 16 14 86.9 49.1-97.8 2 13.1 2.2-50.9
Race
White 163 145 88.8 81.4-93.4 18 11.2 6.6-18.6
Black 90 75 79.4 65.5-88.7 15 20.6 11.3-34.5
Other 20 19 92.9 63.4-99.0 1 7.1 1.0-36.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 33 27 88.1 68.2-96.2 6 11.9 3.8-31.8
No 240 212 86.2 79.7-90.9 28 13.8 9.1-20.3
Education
< High School 85 69 81.4 68.7-89.7 16 18.6 10.3-31.3
High School 85 75 86.2 74.4-93.1 10 13.8 6.9-25.6
> High School 103 95 91.4 81.8-96.2 8 8.6 3.8-18.2
Marital Status
Married 119 110 89.7 80.8-94.7 9 10.3 5.3-19.2
Other 154 129 83.6 74.5-89.9 25 16.4 10.1-25.5
Income
15,999 or less 120 106 89.8 80.8-94.9 14 10.2 5.1-19.2
16,000-24,999 40 34 76.6 55.4-89.6 6 23.4 10.4-44.6
25,000-39,999 36 33 95.5 80.8-99.1 3 4.5 0.9-19.2
40,000 or more 47 41 80.5 61.7-91.4 6 19.5 8.6-38.3
WIC recipient
No 120 106 87.8 78.4-93.4 14 12.2 6.6-21.6
Yes 152 132 85.3 76.6-91.2 20 14.7 8.8-23.4
Medicaid recipient
No 72 65 88.0 76.1-94.4 7 12.0 5.6-23.9
Yes 201 174 85.8 78.3-91.0 27 14.2 9.0-21.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 123 109 88.4 81.5-93.0 14 11.6 7.0-18.5
2500+ grams 150 130 86.3 79.7-91.0 20 13.7 9.0-20.3

#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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