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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? UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1528 1097 70.8 67.8-73.5 431 29.2 26.5-32.2
Age
< 20 years 194 147 70.8 61.6-78.6 47 29.2 21.4-38.4
20-24 years 396 287 71.8 66.0-76.9 109 28.2 23.1-34.0
25-34 years 751 533 70.5 66.3-74.3 218 29.5 25.7-33.7
35+ years 187 130 69.5 60.9-77.0 57 30.5 23.0-39.1
Race
White 1052 731 69.2 65.8-72.5 321 30.8 27.5-34.2
Black 401 305 74.5 68.2-80.0 96 25.5 20.0-31.8
Other 75 61 76.2 62.6-86.0 14 23.8 14.0-37.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 157 134 86.7 78.9-91.9 23 13.3 8.1-21.1
No 1371 963 68.8 65.7-71.8 408 31.2 28.2-34.3
Education
< High School 336 261 76.7 70.7-81.8 75 23.3 18.2-29.3
High School 439 307 68.1 62.2-73.5 132 31.9 26.5-37.8
> High School 750 526 69.2 65.1-73.1 224 30.8 26.9-34.9
Marital Status
Married 978 693 70.0 66.4-73.3 285 30.0 26.7-33.6
Other 550 404 72.3 67.1-77.0 146 27.7 23.0-32.9
Income
15,999 or less 452 329 70.2 64.4-75.4 123 29.8 24.6-35.6
16,000-24,999 171 120 70.9 61.7-78.7 51 29.1 21.3-38.3
25,000-39,999 205 142 69.6 61.2-76.8 63 30.4 23.2-38.8
40,000 or more 549 379 68.7 64.0-73.1 170 31.3 26.9-36.0
WIC recipient
No 822 562 68.6 64.7-72.4 260 31.4 27.6-35.3
Yes 692 522 73.1 68.6-77.1 170 26.9 22.9-31.4
Medicaid recipient
No 753 523 68.7 64.6-72.5 230 31.3 27.5-35.4
Yes 775 574 73.0 68.8-76.9 201 27.0 23.1-31.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 682 502 73.6 70.2-76.7 180 26.4 23.3-29.8
2500+ grams 846 595 70.5 67.4-73.5 251 29.5 26.5-32.6

#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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