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2005 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 APPOINT MENT EARLIER IN MY PREGNANCY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 972 851 87.6 84.7-90.1 121 12.4 9.9-15.3
Age
< 20 years 96 84 92.0 82.4-96.6 12 8.0 3.4-17.6
20-24 years 244 200 80.0 72.5-85.8 44 20.0 14.2-27.5
25-34 years 481 431 89.2 85.0-92.3 50 10.8 7.7-15.0
35+ years 151 136 92.5 85.8-96.2 15 7.5 3.8-14.2
Race
White 697 617 88.3 85.0-91.0 80 11.7 9.0-15.0
Black 236 200 83.9 76.0-89.5 36 16.1 10.5-24.0
Other 39 34 93.1 73.7-98.5 5 6.9 1.5-26.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 121 93 73.3 62.8-81.8 28 26.7 18.2-37.2
No 851 758 90.3 87.4-92.6 93 9.7 7.4-12.6
Education
< High School 188 154 81.5 73.6-87.5 34 18.5 12.5-26.4
High School 281 245 86.4 79.8-91.0 36 13.6 9.0-20.2
> High School 501 450 90.9 87.2-93.6 51 9.1 6.4-12.8
Marital Status
Married 614 560 91.2 88.0-93.6 54 8.8 6.4-12.0
Other 358 291 81.4 75.3-86.2 67 18.6 13.8-24.7
Income
14,999 or less 281 235 84.3 77.9-89.2 46 15.7 10.8-22.1
15,000-24,999 154 128 85.9 76.9-91.8 26 14.1 8.2-23.1
25,000-49,999 166 147 88.4 80.8-93.2 19 11.6 6.8-19.2
50,000 or more 279 259 92.0 87.1-95.2 20 8.0 4.8-12.9
WIC recipient
No 520 465 89.0 85.1-92.0 55 11.0 8.0-14.9
Yes 439 376 86.3 81.5-90.0 63 13.7 10.0-18.5
Medicaid recipient
No 446 405 90.4 86.4-93.3 41 9.6 6.7-13.6
Yes 526 446 85.3 80.8-88.9 80 14.7 11.1-19.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 448 387 86.2 82.7-89.1 61 13.8 10.9-17.3
2500+ grams 524 464 87.7 84.5-90.4 60 12.3 9.6-15.5

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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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