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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? I SELECTED THIS OFFICE FROM A LIST GIVEN TO ME BY MY INSURANCE COMPANY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1525 1148 75.2 72.5-77.8 377 24.8 22.2-27.5
Age
< 20 years 193 150 78.0 69.3-84.7 43 22.0 15.3-30.7
20-24 years 395 314 80.9 75.6-85.3 81 19.1 14.7-24.4
25-34 years 750 548 72.2 68.1-76.0 202 27.8 24.0-31.9
35+ years 187 136 72.7 64.2-79.8 51 27.3 20.2-35.8
Race
White 1049 802 77.2 74.0-80.1 247 22.8 19.9-26.0
Black 401 292 70.6 64.1-76.4 109 29.4 23.6-35.9
Other 75 54 67.9 54.0-79.2 21 32.1 20.8-46.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 155 135 87.7 80.0-92.8 20 12.3 7.2-20.0
No 1370 1013 73.7 70.7-76.5 357 26.3 23.5-29.3
Education
< High School 335 272 80.9 75.1-85.6 63 19.1 14.4-24.9
High School 437 329 75.9 70.3-80.7 108 24.1 19.3-29.7
> High School 750 544 72.0 68.0-75.8 206 28.0 24.2-32.0
Marital Status
Married 976 719 73.7 70.2-76.8 257 26.3 23.2-29.8
Other 549 429 78.5 73.6-82.8 120 21.5 17.2-26.4
Income
15,999 or less 450 365 80.3 75.0-84.7 85 19.7 15.3-25.0
16,000-24,999 171 129 79.0 70.2-85.8 42 21.0 14.2-29.8
25,000-39,999 205 147 74.3 66.2-81.0 58 25.7 19.0-33.8
40,000 or more 549 394 70.4 65.7-74.8 155 29.6 25.2-34.3
WIC recipient
No 820 595 72.4 68.6-76.0 225 27.6 24.0-31.4
Yes 691 543 78.7 74.6-82.4 148 21.3 17.6-25.4
Medicaid recipient
No 752 532 71.3 67.3-75.0 220 28.7 25.0-32.7
Yes 773 616 79.6 75.7-83.1 157 20.4 16.9-24.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 681 513 75.2 71.9-78.2 168 24.8 21.8-28.1
2500+ grams 844 635 75.3 72.2-78.0 209 24.7 22.0-27.8

#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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