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2008 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 1282 1202 93.6 91.9-95.0 80 6.4 5.0- 8.1
Age
< 20 years 141 130 92.3 85.0-96.2 11 7.7 3.8-15.0
20-24 years 309 288 93.7 89.7-96.2 21 6.3 3.8-10.3
25-34 years 646 608 93.3 90.6-95.2 38 6.7 4.8- 9.4
35+ years 186 176 96.1 91.8-98.2 10 3.9 1.8- 8.2
Race
White 899 858 95.5 93.7-96.8 41 4.5 3.2- 6.3
Black 321 289 88.6 83.4-92.3 32 11.4 7.7-16.6
Other 62 55 88.9 76.0-95.3 7 11.1 4.7-24.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 155 143 93.0 87.2-96.3 12 7.0 3.7-12.8
No 1126 1058 93.7 91.8-95.2 68 6.3 4.8- 8.2
Education
< High School 237 205 87.2 81.5-91.3 32 12.8 8.7-18.5
High School 357 340 95.5 92.2-97.4 17 4.5 2.6- 7.8
> High School 684 653 95.3 93.1-96.8 31 4.7 3.2- 6.9
Marital Status
Married 776 741 95.6 93.6-97.0 35 4.4 3.0- 6.4
Other 506 461 90.8 87.4-93.4 45 9.2 6.6-12.6
Income
14,999 or less 353 315 89.0 84.5-92.4 38 11.0 7.6-15.5
15,000-24,999 168 155 91.9 85.7-95.5 13 8.1 4.5-14.3
25,000-49,999 253 240 95.1 91.2-97.3 13 4.9 2.7- 8.8
50,000 or more 415 407 98.2 96.1-99.2 8 1.8 0.8- 3.9
WIC recipient
No 694 666 95.9 93.8-97.3 28 4.1 2.7- 6.2
Yes 580 528 91.2 88.0-93.5 52 8.8 6.5-12.0
Medicaid recipient
No 599 582 96.9 94.9-98.2 17 3.1 1.8- 5.1
Yes 683 620 90.9 88.0-93.2 63 9.1 6.8-12.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 420 389 92.2 89.1-94.4 31 7.8 5.6-10.9
2500+ grams 862 813 93.8 91.9-95.3 49 6.2 4.7- 8.1

*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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