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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 DIDN'T HAVE ENOUGH MONE Y OR INSURANCE TO PAY FOR MY VISITS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 974 862 88.0 85.1-90.4 112 12.0 9.6-14.9
Age
< 20 years 94 86 93.3 83.6-97.4 8 6.7 2.6-16.4
20-24 years 245 206 82.2 75.0-87.7 39 17.8 12.3-25.0
25-34 years 484 431 88.6 84.4-91.8 53 11.4 8.2-15.6
35+ years 151 139 92.4 84.4-96.5 12 7.6 3.5-15.6
Race
White 700 618 88.1 84.7-90.8 82 11.9 9.2-15.3
Black 235 212 88.9 81.7-93.5 23 11.1 6.5-18.3
Other 39 32 81.9 61.8-92.7 7 18.1 7.3-38.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 125 87 64.7 54.1-74.1 38 35.3 25.9-45.9
No 849 775 92.6 90.0-94.5 74 7.4 5.5-10.0
Education
< High School 190 152 77.4 69.1-84.0 38 22.6 16.0-30.9
High School 281 247 87.4 81.1-91.8 34 12.6 8.2-18.9
> High School 501 461 93.1 89.7-95.4 40 6.9 4.6-10.3
Marital Status
Married 615 564 92.2 89.1-94.4 51 7.8 5.6-10.9
Other 359 298 80.8 74.7-85.8 61 19.2 14.2-25.3
Income
14,999 or less 282 230 79.5 72.5-85.0 52 20.5 15.0-27.5
15,000-24,999 154 126 83.2 74.2-89.5 28 16.8 10.5-25.8
25,000-49,999 166 149 89.6 82.2-94.1 17 10.4 5.9-17.8
50,000 or more 279 272 98.1 94.9-99.3 7 1.9 0.7- 5.1
WIC recipient
No 521 482 93.3 90.1-95.5 39 6.7 4.5- 9.9
Yes 439 369 82.0 76.7-86.3 70 18.0 13.7-23.3
Medicaid recipient
No 446 427 96.1 93.2-97.8 19 3.9 2.2- 6.8
Yes 528 435 81.2 76.4-85.2 93 18.8 14.8-23.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 448 395 88.4 85.1-91.0 53 11.6 9.0-14.9
2500+ grams 526 467 88.0 84.8-90.6 59 12.0 9.4-15.2

~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.

This page was generated on 25JUN07

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