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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 WAY TO GET TO THE CLINIC OR DOCTOR'S OFFICE

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1267 1186 92.6 90.3-94.4 81 7.4 5.6- 9.7
Age
< 20 years 130 118 91.8 82.6-96.4 12 8.2 3.6-17.4
20-24 years 283 246 87.3 81.3-91.6 37 12.7 8.4-18.7
25-34 years 650 624 94.4 91.2-96.5 26 5.6 3.5- 8.8
35+ years 204 198 95.8 89.3-98.4 6 4.2 1.6-10.7
Race
White 924 875 93.0 90.3-95.0 49 7.0 5.0- 9.7
Black 273 248 91.9 86.3-95.4 25 8.1 4.6-13.7
Other 70 63 89.8 72.1-96.7 7 10.2 3.3-27.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 161 130 76.1 66.6-83.5 31 23.9 16.5-33.4
No 1106 1056 95.6 93.5-97.0 50 4.4 3.0- 6.5
Education
< High School 198 157 75.3 66.4-82.5 41 24.7 17.5-33.6
High School 381 356 95.7 92.4-97.6 25 4.3 2.4- 7.6
> High School 687 673 97.6 95.6-98.7 14 2.4 1.3- 4.4
Marital Status
Married 829 793 95.5 93.3-97.0 36 4.5 3.0- 6.7
Other 438 393 88.4 83.5-92.0 45 11.6 8.0-16.5
Income
14,999 or less 326 284 87.7 81.9-91.8 42 12.3 8.2-18.1
15,000-24,999 168 155 88.5 79.9-93.7 13 11.5 6.3-20.1
25,000-49,999 250 239 95.1 90.5-97.5 11 4.9 2.5- 9.5
50,000 or more 413 413 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 711 688 95.3 92.2-97.1 23 4.7 2.9- 7.8
Yes 545 487 89.5 85.5-92.4 58 10.5 7.6-14.5
Medicaid recipient
No 640 633 98.8 97.0-99.5 7 1.2 0.5- 3.0
Yes 627 553 87.2 83.1-90.4 74 12.8 9.6-16.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 556 516 90.8 87.6-93.2 40 9.2 6.8-12.4
2500+ grams 711 670 92.8 90.2-94.7 41 7.2 5.3- 9.8

~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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