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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Here is a list of problems some women can have getting prenatal care. For each item circle Y (YES) if it was a problem for you during your most recent pregnancy? or circle N (NO) if it was not a problem or didn''t apply to you. I COULDN''T GET AN APPOI NTMENT EARLIER IN MY PREGNANCY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1469 1300 88.2 85.9-90.2 169 11.8 9.8-14.1
Age
< 20 years 156 134 80.9 71.0-87.9 22 19.1 12.1-29.0
20-24 years 388 339 89.6 85.2-92.8 49 10.4 7.2-14.8
25-34 years 752 667 87.8 84.6-90.5 85 12.2 9.5-15.4
35+ years 173 160 94.0 87.8-97.2 13 6.0 2.8-12.2
Race
White 1015 906 88.8 86.2-91.0 109 11.2 9.0-13.8
Black 392 338 85.6 79.9-89.8 54 14.4 10.2-20.1
Other 62 56 91.8 79.4-97.0 6 8.2 3.0-20.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 150 115 78.4 69.7-85.2 35 21.6 14.8-30.3
No 1319 1185 89.8 87.5-91.7 134 10.2 8.3-12.5
Education
< High School 293 249 83.6 77.4-88.3 44 16.4 11.7-22.6
High School 424 371 87.2 82.4-90.8 53 12.8 9.2-17.6
> High School 749 678 91.0 88.1-93.2 71 9.0 6.8-11.9
Marital Status
Married 902 813 90.4 87.8-92.5 89 9.6 7.5-12.2
Other 567 487 84.8 80.4-88.4 80 15.2 11.6-19.6
Income
14,999 or less 438 369 82.7 77.5-86.9 69 17.3 13.1-22.5
15,000-24,999 230 191 85.7 79.0-90.5 39 14.3 9.5-21.0
25,000-49,999 303 272 91.6 87.0-94.6 31 8.4 5.4-13.0
50,000 or more 392 371 93.7 90.1-96.0 21 6.3 4.0- 9.9
WIC recipient
No 745 682 92.1 89.4-94.2 63 7.9 5.8-10.6
Yes 714 610 84.2 80.4-87.3 104 15.8 12.7-19.6
Medicaid recipient
No 673 623 91.7 88.7-93.9 50 8.3 6.1-11.3
Yes 796 677 85.4 81.9-88.3 119 14.6 11.7-18.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 665 587 87.5 84.8-89.9 78 12.5 10.1-15.2
2500+ grams 804 713 88.3 85.8-90.4 91 11.7 9.6-14.2

#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 02OCT06

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