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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. UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 757 716 95.1 92.8-96.7 41 4.9 3.3- 7.2
Age
< 20 years 84 81 99.1 97.4-99.7 3 0.9 0.3- 2.6
20-24 years 199 188 97.0 92.3-98.9 11 3.0 1.1- 7.7
25-34 years 367 347 94.1 90.2-96.5 20 5.9 3.5- 9.8
35+ years 107 100 91.8 82.4-96.4 7 8.2 3.6-17.6
Race
White 539 511 94.6 91.8-96.6 28 5.4 3.4- 8.2
Black 189 176 96.0 91.0-98.3 13 4.0 1.7- 9.0
Other 29 29 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 102 92 89.9 80.6-95.0 10 10.1 5.0-19.4
No 655 624 96.2 94.0-97.7 31 3.8 2.3- 6.0
Education
< High School 156 147 94.0 87.2-97.3 9 6.0 2.7-12.8
High School 223 207 94.2 88.8-97.1 16 5.8 2.9-11.2
> High School 377 361 96.1 93.0-97.9 16 3.9 2.1- 7.0
Marital Status
Married 469 448 95.1 92.1-97.0 21 4.9 3.0- 7.9
Other 288 268 95.1 90.8-97.5 20 4.9 2.5- 9.2
Income
14,999 or less 217 198 94.0 88.5-96.9 19 6.0 3.1-11.5
15,000-24,999 122 117 96.1 87.9-98.8 5 3.9 1.2-12.1
25,000-49,999 135 127 94.7 88.5-97.6 8 5.3 2.4-11.5
50,000 or more 203 195 94.9 89.4-97.7 8 5.1 2.3-10.6
WIC recipient
No 399 378 94.4 90.8-96.6 21 5.6 3.4- 9.2
Yes 351 332 96.0 92.5-97.9 19 4.0 2.1- 7.5
Medicaid recipient
No 334 317 94.6 90.8-96.9 17 5.4 3.1- 9.2
Yes 423 399 95.6 92.3-97.5 24 4.4 2.5- 7.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 347 325 92.8 89.4-95.2 22 7.2 4.8-10.6
2500+ grams 410 391 95.3 92.8-97.0 19 4.7 3.0- 7.2

~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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