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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Problem getting prenatal care: I DIDN'T WANT ANYONE TO KNOW I WAS PREGNANT*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1561 1436 91.7 89.7-93.3 125 8.3 6.7-10.3
Age
< 20 years 190 164 88.6 81.4-93.2 26 11.4 6.8-18.6
20-24 years 369 331 90.3 85.6-93.6 38 9.7 6.4-14.4
25-34 years 788 738 92.8 89.9-94.8 50 7.2 5.2-10.1
35+ years 214 203 93.5 87.4-96.7 11 6.5 3.3-12.6
Race
White 1070 989 91.3 88.9-93.3 81 8.7 6.7-11.1
Black 423 387 93.1 89.0-95.8 36 6.9 4.2-11.0
Other 68 60 90.1 76.5-96.2 8 9.9 3.8-23.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 176 122 68.9 60.3-76.4 54 31.1 23.6-39.7
No 1382 1312 95.7 94.0-96.9 70 4.3 3.1- 6.0
Education
< High School 298 233 78.0 71.3-83.4 65 22.0 16.6-28.7
High School 430 395 92.2 88.2-94.9 35 7.8 5.1-11.8
> High School 827 802 97.0 95.0-98.2 25 3.0 1.8- 5.0
Marital Status
Married 948 911 96.5 94.7-97.7 37 3.5 2.3- 5.3
Other 613 525 85.0 80.9-88.3 88 15.0 11.7-19.1
Income
14,999 or less 418 354 84.5 79.4-88.6 64 15.5 11.4-20.6
15,000-24,999 242 228 92.6 86.8-95.9 14 7.4 4.1-13.2
25,000-49,999 293 280 95.2 90.8-97.6 13 4.8 2.4- 9.2
50,000 or more 512 502 98.5 96.4-99.3 10 1.5 0.7- 3.6
WIC recipient
No 890 852 96.2 94.2-97.5 38 3.8 2.5- 5.8
Yes 661 575 86.0 82.2-89.1 86 14.0 10.9-17.8
Medicaid recipient
No 744 730 98.0 96.1-98.9 14 2.0 1.1- 3.9
Yes 817 706 86.3 82.9-89.1 111 13.7 10.9-17.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 721 657 90.4 88.0-92.3 64 9.6 7.7-12.0
2500+ grams 840 779 91.8 89.6-93.6 61 8.2 6.4-10.4

*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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