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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Problem getting prenatal care: I HAD NO ONE TO TAKE CARE OF MY CHILDREN*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1280 1212 94.6 93.0-95.9 68 5.4 4.1- 7.0
Age
< 20 years 141 137 96.5 90.2-98.8 4 3.5 1.2- 9.8
20-24 years 308 289 95.3 91.7-97.4 19 4.7 2.6- 8.3
25-34 years 648 610 93.1 90.4-95.1 38 6.9 4.9- 9.6
35+ years 183 176 97.6 94.1-99.1 7 2.4 0.9- 5.9
Race
White 901 855 94.6 92.6-96.0 46 5.4 4.0- 7.4
Black 317 300 95.2 91.5-97.4 17 4.8 2.6- 8.5
Other 62 57 92.9 80.2-97.7 5 7.1 2.3-19.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 158 132 82.9 75.2-88.6 26 17.1 11.4-24.8
No 1121 1079 96.5 95.0-97.6 42 3.5 2.4- 5.0
Education
< High School 238 209 87.9 82.4-91.9 29 12.1 8.1-17.6
High School 359 336 94.0 90.4-96.3 23 6.0 3.7- 9.6
> High School 679 664 97.8 96.2-98.8 15 2.2 1.2- 3.8
Marital Status
Married 775 743 95.1 93.0-96.7 32 4.9 3.3- 7.0
Other 505 469 93.9 91.0-95.9 36 6.1 4.1- 9.0
Income
14,999 or less 352 320 90.8 86.5-93.8 32 9.2 6.2-13.5
15,000-24,999 168 153 90.9 84.6-94.8 15 9.1 5.2-15.4
25,000-49,999 253 246 97.5 94.0-99.0 7 2.5 1.0- 6.0
50,000 or more 414 407 98.0 95.8-99.1 7 2.0 0.9- 4.2
WIC recipient
No 691 665 96.2 94.2-97.6 26 3.8 2.4- 5.8
Yes 581 539 92.8 89.9-94.9 42 7.2 5.1-10.1
Medicaid recipient
No 598 588 98.2 96.6-99.1 10 1.8 0.9- 3.4
Yes 682 624 91.6 88.9-93.8 58 8.4 6.2-11.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 417 390 92.9 89.9-95.0 27 7.1 5.0-10.1
2500+ grams 863 822 94.8 93.0-96.1 41 5.2 3.9- 7.0

*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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