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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 DIDN''T WANT ANYONE TO KNOW I WAS PREGNANT

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1456 1388 95.6 94.0-96.8 68 4.4 3.2- 6.0
Age
< 20 years 155 137 90.3 82.0-95.0 18 9.7 5.0-18.0
20-24 years 383 358 93.3 89.2-95.9 25 6.7 4.1-10.8
25-34 years 746 726 97.6 95.7-98.6 20 2.4 1.4- 4.3
35+ years 172 167 98.1 92.5-99.5 5 1.9 0.5- 7.5
Race
White 1004 971 97.7 96.3-98.6 33 2.3 1.4- 3.7
Black 389 357 89.0 83.4-92.8 32 11.0 7.2-16.6
Other 63 60 94.4 82.2-98.4 3 5.6 1.6-17.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 143 131 93.2 86.7-96.7 12 6.8 3.3-13.3
No 1313 1257 96.0 94.3-97.2 56 4.0 2.8- 5.7
Education
< High School 292 262 91.8 86.9-95.0 30 8.2 5.0-13.1
High School 420 399 94.9 91.2-97.1 21 5.1 2.9- 8.8
> High School 741 724 97.8 96.1-98.8 17 2.2 1.2- 3.9
Marital Status
Married 892 878 98.5 97.3-99.2 14 1.5 0.8- 2.7
Other 564 510 91.1 87.4-93.8 54 8.9 6.2-12.6
Income
14,999 or less 438 396 91.1 87.0-94.1 42 8.9 5.9-13.0
15,000-24,999 226 216 95.2 89.9-97.8 10 4.8 2.2-10.1
25,000-49,999 300 293 98.4 95.8-99.4 7 1.6 0.6- 4.2
50,000 or more 391 388 99.0 96.3-99.7 3 1.0 0.3- 3.7
WIC recipient
No 739 722 97.9 96.2-98.9 17 2.1 1.1- 3.8
Yes 707 656 93.3 90.4-95.3 51 6.7 4.7- 9.6
Medicaid recipient
No 671 663 98.5 96.8-99.3 8 1.5 0.7- 3.2
Yes 785 725 93.2 90.5-95.2 60 6.8 4.8- 9.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 662 623 92.9 90.5-94.8 39 7.1 5.2- 9.5
2500+ grams 794 765 95.9 94.1-97.1 29 4.1 2.9- 5.9

#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.

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