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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Did any of these things keep you from getting prenatal care as early as you wanted? I HAD NO WAY TO GET TO THE CLINIC OR DOCTOR''S OFFICE

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 271 252 94.4 89.8-97.0 19 5.6 3.0-10.2
Age
< 20 years 47 43 98.4 95.7-99.4 4 1.6 0.6- 4.3
20-24 years 99 90 91.1 80.5-96.2 9 8.9 3.8-19.5
25-34 years 101 98 96.9 88.8-99.2 3 3.1 0.8-11.2
35+ years 24 21 86.2 50.9-97.4 3 13.8 2.6-49.1
Race
White 156 144 94.5 88.1-97.5 12 5.5 2.5-11.9
Black 101 95 95.0 85.0-98.5 6 5.0 1.5-15.0
Other 14 13 89.0 50.2-98.5 1 11.0 1.5-49.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 33 26 83.6 63.0-93.8 7 16.4 6.2-37.0
No 238 226 96.3 91.9-98.4 12 3.7 1.6- 8.1
Education
< High School 81 69 88.2 75.7-94.7 12 11.8 5.3-24.3
High School 88 84 95.6 85.5-98.8 4 4.4 1.2-14.5
> High School 101 98 98.2 91.7-99.6 3 1.8 0.4- 8.3
Marital Status
Married 127 120 94.0 85.9-97.6 7 6.0 2.4-14.1
Other 144 132 94.7 87.9-97.8 12 5.3 2.2-12.1
Income
15,999 or less 111 103 97.0 90.4-99.1 8 3.0 0.9- 9.6
16,000-24,999 46 42 92.9 78.5-97.9 4 7.1 2.1-21.5
25,000-39,999 41 41 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
40,000 or more 36 36 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 92 88 97.0 87.5-99.4 4 3.0 0.6-12.5
Yes 174 159 93.0 86.4-96.5 15 7.0 3.5-13.6
Medicaid recipient
No 67 67 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 204 185 92.5 86.4-96.0 19 7.5 4.0-13.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 132 120 90.4 84.0-94.4 12 9.6 5.6-16.0
2500+ grams 139 132 94.8 89.5-97.5 7 5.2 2.5-10.5

#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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