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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

What were your reasons for going to this provider for prenatal care? THEIR OFFICE WAS MOST CONVENIENT FOR ME

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1528 1028 67.2 64.2-70.1 500 32.8 29.9-35.8
Age
< 20 years 194 108 58.9 49.6-67.6 86 41.1 32.4-50.4
20-24 years 396 250 61.4 55.2-67.2 146 38.6 32.8-44.8
25-34 years 751 531 70.4 66.2-74.2 220 29.6 25.8-33.8
35+ years 187 139 75.3 66.9-82.1 48 24.7 17.9-33.1
Race
White 1052 742 70.0 66.5-73.2 310 30.0 26.8-33.5
Black 401 237 60.1 53.4-66.5 164 39.9 33.5-46.6
Other 75 49 59.0 45.1-71.6 26 41.0 28.4-54.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 157 69 42.5 33.5-52.0 88 57.5 48.0-66.5
No 1371 959 70.3 67.2-73.2 412 29.7 26.8-32.8
Education
< High School 336 174 52.0 45.4-58.5 162 48.0 41.5-54.6
High School 439 283 63.9 57.8-69.5 156 36.1 30.5-42.2
> High School 750 569 76.6 72.7-80.0 181 23.4 20.0-27.3
Marital Status
Married 978 715 71.3 67.7-74.6 263 28.7 25.4-32.3
Other 550 313 58.8 53.3-64.1 237 41.2 35.9-46.7
Income
15,999 or less 452 265 59.8 53.8-65.5 187 40.2 34.5-46.2
16,000-24,999 171 118 63.2 53.5-71.9 53 36.8 28.1-46.5
25,000-39,999 205 142 66.4 57.9-74.0 63 33.6 26.0-42.1
40,000 or more 549 423 76.8 72.3-80.7 126 23.2 19.3-27.7
WIC recipient
No 822 612 74.0 70.1-77.5 210 26.0 22.5-29.9
Yes 692 406 58.4 53.7-63.0 286 41.6 37.0-46.3
Medicaid recipient
No 753 570 74.5 70.5-78.0 183 25.5 22.0-29.5
Yes 775 458 59.3 54.7-63.7 317 40.7 36.3-45.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 682 452 64.6 61.0-68.1 230 35.4 31.9-39.0
2500+ grams 846 576 67.5 64.2-70.5 270 32.5 29.5-35.8

#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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