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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? THEY OFFERED SPECIALIZED SERVICES

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1527 1299 87.0 84.8-88.9 228 13.0 11.1-15.2
Age
< 20 years 194 166 91.0 84.5-94.9 28 9.0 5.1-15.5
20-24 years 395 344 90.2 86.0-93.2 51 9.8 6.8-14.0
25-34 years 751 642 86.3 83.0-89.0 109 13.7 11.0-17.0
35+ years 187 147 79.4 71.4-85.6 40 20.6 14.4-28.6
Race
White 1051 907 87.9 85.4-90.1 144 12.1 9.9-14.6
Black 401 331 85.3 80.2-89.4 70 14.7 10.6-19.8
Other 75 61 80.9 68.0-89.5 14 19.1 10.5-32.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 157 131 86.9 79.3-92.0 26 13.1 8.0-20.7
No 1370 1168 87.0 84.7-89.0 202 13.0 11.0-15.3
Education
< High School 336 286 88.7 84.0-92.2 50 11.3 7.8-16.0
High School 438 377 87.9 83.4-91.3 61 12.1 8.7-16.6
> High School 750 633 85.6 82.3-88.4 117 14.4 11.6-17.7
Marital Status
Married 977 831 86.1 83.3-88.5 146 13.9 11.5-16.7
Other 550 468 88.9 85.1-91.8 82 11.1 8.2-14.9
Income
15,999 or less 452 401 90.8 86.8-93.6 51 9.2 6.4-13.2
16,000-24,999 171 147 89.0 81.7-93.6 24 11.0 6.4-18.3
25,000-39,999 205 166 81.9 74.4-87.6 39 18.1 12.4-25.6
40,000 or more 548 464 85.7 81.8-88.8 84 14.3 11.2-18.2
WIC recipient
No 821 697 85.6 82.4-88.2 124 14.4 11.8-17.6
Yes 692 589 88.6 85.3-91.2 103 11.4 8.8-14.7
Medicaid recipient
No 752 638 85.7 82.4-88.4 114 14.3 11.6-17.6
Yes 775 661 88.5 85.3-91.0 114 11.5 9.0-14.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 682 561 81.8 78.7-84.5 121 18.2 15.5-21.3
2500+ grams 845 738 87.5 85.1-89.5 107 12.5 10.5-14.9

#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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