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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? THEY OFFERED SPECIALIZED SERVICES

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1460 1292 89.8 87.7-91.6 168 10.2 8.4-12.3
Age
< 20 years 157 147 96.4 90.5-98.7 10 3.6 1.3- 9.5
20-24 years 397 354 89.8 85.4-93.0 43 10.2 7.0-14.6
25-34 years 723 635 88.8 85.7-91.3 88 11.2 8.7-14.3
35+ years 183 156 87.7 80.3-92.6 27 12.3 7.4-19.7
Race
White 1002 892 90.1 87.7-92.1 110 9.9 7.9-12.3
Black 395 347 89.9 85.1-93.3 48 10.1 6.7-14.9
Other 63 53 83.3 68.5-92.0 10 16.7 8.0-31.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 151 136 88.3 80.6-93.1 15 11.7 6.9-19.4
No 1306 1153 90.0 87.8-91.8 153 10.0 8.2-12.2
Education
< High School 317 288 91.5 86.6-94.7 29 8.5 5.3-13.4
High School 430 379 90.2 86.2-93.2 51 9.8 6.8-13.8
> High School 712 624 88.7 85.5-91.3 88 11.3 8.7-14.5
Marital Status
Married 922 818 90.3 87.7-92.3 104 9.7 7.7-12.3
Other 538 474 88.9 84.9-92.0 64 11.1 8.0-15.1
Income
15,999 or less 398 354 90.6 86.1-93.7 44 9.4 6.3-13.9
16,000-24,999 192 171 89.7 83.0-93.9 21 10.3 6.1-17.0
25,000-39,999 210 176 83.0 75.7-88.5 34 17.0 11.5-24.3
40,000 or more 502 449 91.5 88.2-94.0 53 8.5 6.0-11.8
WIC recipient
No 754 669 90.7 87.9-92.9 85 9.3 7.1-12.1
Yes 697 619 89.5 86.3-92.1 78 10.5 7.9-13.7
Medicaid recipient
No 704 620 89.2 86.2-91.7 84 10.8 8.3-13.8
Yes 756 672 90.3 87.3-92.7 84 9.7 7.3-12.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 660 573 87.0 84.3-89.3 87 13.0 10.7-15.7
2500+ grams 800 719 90.0 87.7-91.9 81 10.0 8.1-12.3

#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

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