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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? REFERRAL FROM ANOTHER DOCTOR

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1528 1341 90.1 88.1-91.8 187 9.9 8.2-11.9
Age
< 20 years 194 170 91.5 85.3-95.3 24 8.5 4.7-14.7
20-24 years 396 344 89.3 84.9-92.6 52 10.7 7.4-15.1
25-34 years 751 668 91.1 88.4-93.3 83 8.9 6.7-11.6
35+ years 187 159 85.9 78.7-91.0 28 14.1 9.0-21.3
Race
White 1052 944 91.3 89.1-93.1 108 8.7 6.9-10.9
Black 401 329 85.7 80.5-89.7 72 14.3 10.3-19.5
Other 75 68 91.2 80.0-96.4 7 8.8 3.6-20.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 157 136 89.0 81.7-93.6 21 11.0 6.4-18.3
No 1371 1205 90.2 88.1-92.0 166 9.8 8.0-11.9
Education
< High School 336 295 88.3 83.4-92.0 41 11.7 8.0-16.6
High School 439 394 92.7 89.0-95.2 45 7.3 4.8-11.0
> High School 750 650 89.4 86.4-91.7 100 10.6 8.3-13.6
Marital Status
Married 978 861 90.0 87.6-92.1 117 10.0 7.9-12.4
Other 550 480 90.1 86.4-92.9 70 9.9 7.1-13.6
Income
15,999 or less 452 396 88.8 84.4-92.0 56 11.2 8.0-15.6
16,000-24,999 171 150 90.6 83.4-94.9 21 9.4 5.1-16.6
25,000-39,999 205 177 90.5 84.5-94.3 28 9.5 5.7-15.5
40,000 or more 549 487 90.6 87.3-93.1 62 9.4 6.9-12.7
WIC recipient
No 822 727 90.5 87.9-92.7 95 9.5 7.3-12.1
Yes 692 600 89.3 86.0-91.8 92 10.7 8.2-14.0
Medicaid recipient
No 753 667 91.0 88.3-93.1 86 9.0 6.9-11.7
Yes 775 674 89.0 85.9-91.5 101 11.0 8.5-14.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 682 575 84.5 81.6-87.0 107 15.5 13.0-18.4
2500+ grams 846 766 90.6 88.4-92.3 80 9.4 7.7-11.6

#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.

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