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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 HAD NO WAY TO GET TO TH E CLINIC OR DOCTOR'S OFFICE

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 973 912 92.6 90.0-94.5 61 7.4 5.5-10.0
Age
< 20 years 95 91 97.2 88.9-99.3 4 2.8 0.7-11.1
20-24 years 244 222 86.9 80.0-91.6 22 13.1 8.4-20.0
25-34 years 483 455 93.0 89.3-95.5 28 7.0 4.5-10.7
35+ years 151 144 97.8 92.3-99.4 7 2.2 0.6- 7.7
Race
White 698 655 92.4 89.4-94.7 43 7.6 5.3-10.6
Black 236 221 93.0 86.5-96.4 15 7.0 3.6-13.5
Other 39 36 93.6 73.0-98.8 3 6.4 1.2-27.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 124 91 68.3 57.8-77.3 33 31.7 22.7-42.2
No 849 821 97.3 95.5-98.5 28 2.7 1.5- 4.5
Education
< High School 191 154 77.6 69.4-84.1 37 22.4 15.9-30.6
High School 280 264 92.6 86.9-95.9 16 7.4 4.1-13.1
> High School 500 492 99.5 98.4-99.8 8 0.5 0.2- 1.6
Marital Status
Married 614 594 96.5 94.0-98.0 20 3.5 2.0- 6.0
Other 359 318 85.9 80.2-90.1 41 14.1 9.9-19.8
Income
14,999 or less 282 246 84.1 77.5-89.1 36 15.9 10.9-22.5
15,000-24,999 154 145 94.1 86.5-97.6 9 5.9 2.4-13.5
25,000-49,999 165 163 99.1 94.8-99.8 2 0.9 0.2- 5.2
50,000 or more 279 278 99.9 99.6- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
WIC recipient
No 520 502 96.4 93.6-98.0 18 3.6 2.0- 6.4
Yes 440 400 88.9 84.2-92.3 40 11.1 7.7-15.8
Medicaid recipient
No 445 440 98.7 96.2-99.6 5 1.3 0.4- 3.8
Yes 528 472 87.5 83.1-90.8 56 12.5 9.2-16.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 447 420 93.3 90.4-95.3 27 6.7 4.7- 9.6
2500+ grams 526 492 92.5 89.7-94.6 34 7.5 5.4-10.3

~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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