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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 TIME OFF F ROM WORK

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 966 922 95.6 93.6-97.0 44 4.4 3.0- 6.4
Age
< 20 years 96 91 92.5 81.8-97.1 5 7.5 2.9-18.2
20-24 years 243 233 95.5 90.3-98.0 10 4.5 2.0- 9.7
25-34 years 479 455 95.9 92.9-97.6 24 4.1 2.4- 7.1
35+ years 148 143 97.5 92.1-99.3 5 2.5 0.7- 7.9
Race
White 694 662 95.7 93.4-97.3 32 4.3 2.7- 6.6
Black 233 223 95.4 89.4-98.0 10 4.6 2.0-10.6
Other 39 37 95.7 78.4-99.3 2 4.3 0.7-21.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 118 106 91.6 83.4-95.9 12 8.4 4.1-16.6
No 848 816 96.4 94.3-97.7 32 3.6 2.3- 5.7
Education
< High School 185 174 93.3 87.0-96.6 11 6.7 3.4-13.0
High School 278 261 92.7 87.1-96.0 17 7.3 4.0-12.9
> High School 501 485 98.1 96.0-99.1 16 1.9 0.9- 4.0
Marital Status
Married 611 586 96.7 94.5-98.1 25 3.3 1.9- 5.5
Other 355 336 93.8 89.3-96.5 19 6.2 3.5-10.7
Income
14,999 or less 278 261 92.5 87.1-95.8 17 7.5 4.2-12.9
15,000-24,999 153 142 96.5 90.8-98.7 11 3.5 1.3- 9.2
25,000-49,999 166 159 96.5 90.8-98.7 7 3.5 1.3- 9.2
50,000 or more 279 272 97.1 93.3-98.7 7 2.9 1.3- 6.7
WIC recipient
No 518 498 96.9 94.5-98.3 20 3.1 1.7- 5.5
Yes 435 412 94.1 90.3-96.5 23 5.9 3.5- 9.7
Medicaid recipient
No 446 433 97.7 95.5-98.9 13 2.3 1.1- 4.5
Yes 520 489 93.9 90.4-96.1 31 6.1 3.9- 9.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 445 422 95.3 93.0-96.8 23 4.7 3.2- 7.0
2500+ grams 521 500 95.7 93.5-97.2 21 4.3 2.8- 6.5

~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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