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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. UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1282 1209 95.3 93.6-96.6 73 4.7 3.4- 6.4
Age
< 20 years 136 123 88.5 78.9-94.0 13 11.5 6.0-21.1
20-24 years 342 324 96.7 93.6-98.3 18 3.3 1.7- 6.4
25-34 years 658 621 95.6 93.3-97.2 37 4.4 2.8- 6.7
35+ years 146 141 96.9 89.9-99.1 5 3.1 0.9-10.1
Race
White 885 840 95.5 93.6-96.9 45 4.5 3.1- 6.4
Black 345 319 93.8 89.1-96.6 26 6.2 3.4-10.9
Other 52 50 99.1 96.2-99.8 2 0.9 0.2- 3.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 130 124 95.1 88.1-98.1 6 4.9 1.9-11.9
No 1152 1085 95.3 93.5-96.6 67 4.7 3.4- 6.5
Education
< High School 258 234 92.8 87.6-95.9 24 7.2 4.1-12.4
High School 373 356 95.9 92.2-97.9 17 4.1 2.1- 7.8
> High School 648 616 96.0 93.8-97.5 32 4.0 2.5- 6.2
Marital Status
Married 778 741 95.8 93.8-97.2 37 4.2 2.8- 6.2
Other 504 468 94.5 91.2-96.6 36 5.5 3.4- 8.8
Income
14,999 or less 388 364 96.0 92.6-97.9 24 4.0 2.1- 7.4
15,000-24,999 208 192 94.8 89.4-97.6 16 5.2 2.4-10.6
25,000-49,999 258 245 94.5 90.0-97.1 13 5.5 2.9-10.0
50,000 or more 333 321 96.9 93.7-98.5 12 3.1 1.5- 6.3
WIC recipient
No 645 618 96.7 94.5-98.0 27 3.3 2.0- 5.5
Yes 629 584 93.9 91.0-95.9 45 6.1 4.1- 9.0
Medicaid recipient
No 576 551 96.0 93.5-97.6 25 4.0 2.4- 6.5
Yes 706 658 94.7 92.2-96.5 48 5.3 3.5- 7.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 589 545 92.0 89.4-94.0 44 8.0 6.0-10.6
2500+ grams 693 664 95.6 93.7-96.9 29 4.4 3.1- 6.3

#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 02OCT06

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