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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Problem getting prenatal care: I DIDN'T HAVE MY MEDICAID CARD*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1284 1125 88.2 86.0-90.1 159 11.8 9.9-14.0
Age
< 20 years 143 121 85.3 77.1-90.9 22 14.7 9.1-22.9
20-24 years 311 257 84.0 78.6-88.1 54 16.0 11.9-21.4
25-34 years 644 576 89.6 86.6-92.0 68 10.4 8.0-13.4
35+ years 186 171 93.3 88.0-96.3 15 6.7 3.7-12.0
Race
White 905 816 90.6 88.2-92.5 89 9.4 7.5-11.8
Black 318 261 83.4 77.9-87.8 57 16.6 12.2-22.1
Other 61 48 74.0 59.1-84.9 13 26.0 15.1-40.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 161 131 83.8 76.3-89.2 30 16.2 10.8-23.7
No 1122 993 88.9 86.6-90.9 129 11.1 9.1-13.4
Education
< High School 242 195 82.0 75.8-86.9 47 18.0 13.1-24.2
High School 359 298 84.6 79.9-88.4 61 15.4 11.6-20.1
> High School 680 629 92.8 90.2-94.7 51 7.2 5.3- 9.8
Marital Status
Married 774 713 92.4 89.9-94.3 61 7.6 5.7-10.1
Other 510 412 82.3 78.1-85.7 98 17.7 14.3-21.9
Income
14,999 or less 355 277 80.0 74.7-84.4 78 20.0 15.6-25.3
15,000-24,999 169 135 80.3 72.7-86.2 34 19.7 13.8-27.3
25,000-49,999 252 225 90.2 85.3-93.5 27 9.8 6.5-14.7
50,000 or more 413 407 98.5 96.2-99.4 6 1.5 0.6- 3.8
WIC recipient
No 692 641 92.3 89.7-94.4 51 7.7 5.6-10.3
Yes 584 476 83.6 79.9-86.7 108 16.4 13.3-20.1
Medicaid recipient
No 598 590 99.0 97.6-99.6 8 1.0 0.4- 2.4
Yes 686 535 79.3 75.6-82.5 151 20.7 17.5-24.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 421 353 82.9 78.9-86.2 68 17.1 13.8-21.1
2500+ grams 863 772 88.7 86.3-90.7 91 11.3 9.3-13.7

*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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