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2006 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 TOO MANY OTHER THINGS GOING ON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1259 1214 95.7 93.8-97.0 45 4.3 3.0- 6.2
Age
< 20 years 130 122 93.8 85.3-97.5 8 6.2 2.5-14.7
20-24 years 282 269 94.6 89.8-97.2 13 5.4 2.8-10.2
25-34 years 645 624 95.8 92.9-97.5 21 4.2 2.5- 7.1
35+ years 202 199 99.0 95.3-99.8 3 1.0 0.2- 4.7
Race
White 920 891 95.8 93.6-97.3 29 4.2 2.7- 6.4
Black 272 258 95.3 90.8-97.7 14 4.7 2.3- 9.2
Other 67 65 95.0 74.6-99.2 2 5.0 0.8-25.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 156 146 92.0 84.2-96.1 10 8.0 3.9-15.8
No 1103 1068 96.3 94.4-97.6 35 3.7 2.4- 5.6
Education
< High School 194 181 92.4 85.6-96.2 13 7.6 3.8-14.4
High School 379 367 96.0 92.0-98.0 12 4.0 2.0- 8.0
> High School 685 665 96.7 94.4-98.1 20 3.3 1.9- 5.6
Marital Status
Married 823 803 97.4 95.6-98.5 20 2.6 1.5- 4.4
Other 436 411 93.1 89.0-95.7 25 6.9 4.3-11.0
Income
14,999 or less 323 304 92.4 87.0-95.6 19 7.6 4.4-13.0
15,000-24,999 166 160 96.1 89.1-98.7 6 3.9 1.3-10.9
25,000-49,999 249 236 93.5 88.3-96.5 13 6.5 3.5-11.7
50,000 or more 412 408 99.2 97.2-99.8 4 0.8 0.2- 2.8
WIC recipient
No 706 691 97.0 94.6-98.3 15 3.0 1.7- 5.4
Yes 542 513 94.1 90.8-96.3 29 5.9 3.7- 9.2
Medicaid recipient
No 639 625 97.2 94.8-98.5 14 2.8 1.5- 5.2
Yes 620 589 94.3 91.2-96.4 31 5.7 3.6- 8.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 552 533 96.1 94.0-97.5 19 3.9 2.5- 6.0
2500+ grams 707 681 95.6 93.6-97.0 26 4.4 3.0- 6.4

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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 01MAY08

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