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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Problem getting prenatal care: 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 1572 1469 93.7 92.0-95.1 103 6.3 4.9- 8.0
Age
< 20 years 190 172 92.1 85.7-95.8 18 7.9 4.2-14.3
20-24 years 374 342 92.3 88.0-95.1 32 7.7 4.9-12.0
25-34 years 793 747 94.3 91.7-96.1 46 5.7 3.9- 8.3
35+ years 215 208 96.1 90.6-98.4 7 3.9 1.6- 9.4
Race
White 1079 1012 93.5 91.3-95.2 67 6.5 4.8- 8.7
Black 425 391 93.3 89.2-95.9 34 6.7 4.1-10.8
Other 68 66 99.6 98.3-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 185 135 72.5 64.2-79.4 50 27.5 20.6-35.8
No 1384 1331 97.5 96.3-98.4 53 2.5 1.6- 3.7
Education
< High School 306 253 82.7 76.6-87.4 53 17.3 12.6-23.4
High School 433 397 93.1 89.4-95.6 36 6.9 4.4-10.6
> High School 827 813 98.8 97.2-99.5 14 1.2 0.5- 2.8
Marital Status
Married 951 916 97.5 95.9-98.4 35 2.5 1.6- 4.1
Other 621 553 88.5 84.8-91.4 68 11.5 8.6-15.2
Income
14,999 or less 421 353 83.9 78.7-88.0 68 16.1 12.0-21.3
15,000-24,999 244 237 98.1 94.4-99.4 7 1.9 0.6- 5.6
25,000-49,999 294 287 98.5 95.2-99.5 7 1.5 0.5- 4.8
50,000 or more 514 512 99.6 97.3-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 2.7
WIC recipient
No 894 870 98.0 96.4-98.9 24 2.0 1.1- 3.6
Yes 668 589 88.3 84.7-91.1 79 11.7 8.9-15.3
Medicaid recipient
No 747 742 98.9 97.2-99.6 5 1.1 0.4- 2.8
Yes 825 727 89.3 86.3-91.7 98 10.7 8.3-13.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 725 667 91.5 89.2-93.3 58 8.5 6.7-10.8
2500+ grams 847 802 93.9 92.0-95.4 45 6.1 4.6- 8.0

*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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