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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. THE DOCTOR OR MY HEALTH PLAN WOULD NOT START CARE AS EARLY AS I WANTED

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1462 1366 93.2 91.4-94.7 96 6.8 5.3- 8.6
Age
< 20 years 156 145 88.4 79.5-93.8 11 11.6 6.2-20.5
20-24 years 385 355 93.9 90.2-96.2 30 6.1 3.8- 9.8
25-34 years 749 701 93.0 90.3-95.0 48 7.0 5.0- 9.7
35+ years 172 165 97.1 91.5-99.1 7 2.9 0.9- 8.5
Race
White 1009 950 94.2 92.1-95.7 59 5.8 4.3- 7.9
Black 390 360 90.8 85.6-94.2 30 9.2 5.8-14.4
Other 63 56 89.5 76.6-95.7 7 10.5 4.3-23.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 146 124 85.9 78.1-91.3 22 14.1 8.7-21.9
No 1316 1242 94.3 92.5-95.8 74 5.7 4.2- 7.5
Education
< High School 294 260 87.7 82.0-91.8 34 12.3 8.2-18.0
High School 422 387 91.5 87.4-94.3 35 8.5 5.7-12.6
> High School 743 717 96.9 94.9-98.1 26 3.1 1.9- 5.1
Marital Status
Married 895 846 94.4 92.3-96.0 49 5.6 4.0- 7.7
Other 567 520 91.4 87.7-94.1 47 8.6 5.9-12.3
Income
14,999 or less 440 387 87.6 82.9-91.2 53 12.4 8.8-17.1
15,000-24,999 227 208 92.8 87.6-95.9 19 7.2 4.1-12.4
25,000-49,999 302 289 95.6 91.7-97.7 13 4.4 2.3- 8.3
50,000 or more 391 384 97.6 94.9-98.9 7 2.4 1.1- 5.1
WIC recipient
No 740 713 96.6 94.6-97.9 27 3.4 2.1- 5.4
Yes 712 645 89.8 86.5-92.3 67 10.2 7.7-13.5
Medicaid recipient
No 673 652 95.9 93.5-97.4 21 4.1 2.6- 6.5
Yes 789 714 91.0 88.1-93.3 75 9.0 6.7-11.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 661 616 92.5 90.2-94.3 45 7.5 5.7- 9.8
2500+ grams 801 750 93.3 91.2-94.9 51 6.7 5.1- 8.8

#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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