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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Problem getting prenatal care: I HAD TOO MANY OTHER THINGS GOING ON*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1563 1473 94.3 92.6-95.6 90 5.7 4.4- 7.4
Age
< 20 years 190 173 90.9 83.8-95.1 17 9.1 4.9-16.2
20-24 years 371 336 92.0 87.8-94.8 35 8.0 5.2-12.2
25-34 years 788 759 96.5 94.4-97.8 29 3.5 2.2- 5.6
35+ years 214 205 94.1 88.3-97.1 9 5.9 2.9-11.7
Race
White 1071 1025 95.8 94.0-97.1 46 4.2 2.9- 6.0
Black 425 387 90.0 85.1-93.4 38 10.0 6.6-14.9
Other 67 61 93.6 81.6-98.0 6 6.4 2.0-18.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 178 171 96.2 90.8-98.5 7 3.8 1.5- 9.2
No 1382 1299 94.0 92.1-95.4 83 6.0 4.6- 7.9
Education
< High School 301 272 91.6 86.6-94.8 29 8.4 5.2-13.4
High School 431 396 91.5 87.5-94.4 35 8.5 5.6-12.5
> High School 825 800 97.1 95.2-98.2 25 2.9 1.8- 4.8
Marital Status
Married 947 914 96.7 95.0-97.9 33 3.3 2.1- 5.0
Other 616 559 91.0 87.5-93.5 57 9.0 6.5-12.5
Income
14,999 or less 417 370 89.4 84.8-92.7 47 10.6 7.3-15.2
15,000-24,999 245 229 93.1 87.8-96.2 16 6.9 3.8-12.2
25,000-49,999 294 278 94.1 89.5-96.7 16 5.9 3.3-10.5
50,000 or more 511 504 99.1 97.1-99.7 7 0.9 0.3- 2.9
WIC recipient
No 891 852 95.8 93.7-97.2 39 4.2 2.8- 6.3
Yes 662 612 92.6 89.6-94.8 50 7.4 5.2-10.4
Medicaid recipient
No 746 730 98.4 96.7-99.2 16 1.6 0.8- 3.3
Yes 817 743 90.8 87.9-93.1 74 9.2 6.9-12.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 723 676 93.2 91.1-94.8 47 6.8 5.2- 8.9
2500+ grams 840 797 94.4 92.6-95.8 43 5.6 4.2- 7.4

*Excludes mothers that did not want prenatal care (N=12).

#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.

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