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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 NO ONE TO TAKE CARE OF MY CHILDREN

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1259 1194 92.8 90.5-94.5 65 7.2 5.5- 9.5
Age
< 20 years 131 125 92.9 83.2-97.2 6 7.1 2.8-16.8
20-24 years 280 256 89.5 83.9-93.3 24 10.5 6.7-16.1
25-34 years 645 623 94.6 91.5-96.6 22 5.4 3.4- 8.5
35+ years 203 190 91.7 85.0-95.6 13 8.3 4.4-15.0
Race
White 921 874 92.5 89.8-94.5 47 7.5 5.5-10.2
Black 270 256 94.0 88.6-96.9 14 6.0 3.1-11.4
Other 68 64 90.1 73.4-96.8 4 9.9 3.2-26.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 156 133 80.3 71.2-87.1 23 19.7 12.9-28.8
No 1103 1061 94.9 92.8-96.5 42 5.1 3.5- 7.2
Education
< High School 195 170 81.9 73.7-88.0 25 18.1 12.0-26.3
High School 380 361 94.6 90.4-97.1 19 5.4 2.9- 9.6
> High School 683 662 95.8 93.4-97.3 21 4.2 2.7- 6.6
Marital Status
Married 824 784 93.8 91.3-95.6 40 6.2 4.4- 8.7
Other 435 410 91.3 86.7-94.4 25 8.7 5.6-13.3
Income
14,999 or less 324 300 90.3 84.7-94.0 24 9.7 6.0-15.3
15,000-24,999 166 151 88.1 79.6-93.4 15 11.9 6.6-20.4
25,000-49,999 247 231 91.3 85.7-94.8 16 8.7 5.2-14.3
50,000 or more 413 407 98.1 95.6-99.2 6 1.9 0.8- 4.4
WIC recipient
No 706 687 96.1 93.7-97.6 19 3.9 2.4- 6.3
Yes 542 496 88.9 84.8-92.0 46 11.1 8.0-15.2
Medicaid recipient
No 639 624 96.4 93.9-97.9 15 3.6 2.1- 6.1
Yes 620 570 89.5 85.8-92.4 50 10.5 7.6-14.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 553 535 96.3 94.1-97.7 18 3.7 2.3- 5.9
2500+ grams 706 659 92.5 90.0-94.3 47 7.5 5.7-10.0

~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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