SCHS Home Search FAQs Contacts
Navigation Bar

2003 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 1461 1042 71.5 68.5-74.3 419 28.5 25.7-31.5
Age
< 20 years 157 122 79.2 69.3-86.5 35 20.8 13.5-30.7
20-24 years 398 277 69.1 63.1-74.6 121 30.9 25.4-36.9
25-34 years 723 515 73.2 69.0-76.9 208 26.8 23.1-31.0
35+ years 183 128 62.6 53.2-71.1 55 37.4 28.9-46.8
Race
White 1003 722 71.8 68.3-75.0 281 28.2 25.0-31.7
Black 395 276 70.3 63.6-76.2 119 29.7 23.8-36.4
Other 63 44 73.2 58.2-84.3 19 26.8 15.7-41.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 151 131 85.7 77.9-91.1 20 14.3 8.9-22.1
No 1307 908 69.3 66.1-72.4 399 30.7 27.6-33.9
Education
< High School 318 242 75.6 69.0-81.2 76 24.4 18.8-31.0
High School 430 299 71.7 66.0-76.8 131 28.3 23.2-34.0
> High School 712 500 69.5 65.2-73.5 212 30.5 26.5-34.8
Marital Status
Married 922 644 70.4 66.6-73.8 278 29.6 26.2-33.4
Other 539 398 73.6 68.4-78.3 141 26.4 21.7-31.6
Income
15,999 or less 398 282 71.5 65.4-76.9 116 28.5 23.1-34.6
16,000-24,999 192 132 67.4 58.6-75.2 60 32.6 24.8-41.4
25,000-39,999 210 144 67.4 59.0-74.9 66 32.6 25.1-41.0
40,000 or more 503 362 73.3 68.4-77.7 141 26.7 22.3-31.6
WIC recipient
No 754 536 71.1 67.0-74.9 218 28.9 25.1-33.0
Yes 698 500 72.3 67.8-76.4 198 27.7 23.6-32.2
Medicaid recipient
No 704 505 71.4 67.2-75.3 199 28.6 24.7-32.8
Yes 757 537 71.6 67.2-75.6 220 28.4 24.4-32.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 661 471 72.1 68.7-75.3 190 27.9 24.7-31.3
2500+ grams 800 571 71.5 68.2-74.5 229 28.5 25.5-31.8

#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.

This page was generated on 22MAR05

Contact Us | Site Map | Terms of Use