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2009 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.#
FALSE TRUE
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 241 153 62.4 54.9-69.4 88 37.6 30.6-45.1
Age
< 20 years 46 33 73.2 54.8-86.0 13 26.8 14.0-45.2
20-24 years 83 46 55.0 42.6-66.8 37 45.0 33.2-57.4
25-34 years 92 63 66.2 54.1-76.5 29 33.8 23.5-45.9
35+ years 20 11 53.5 27.5-77.7 9 46.5 22.3-72.5
Race
White 144 92 62.1 52.7-70.6 52 37.9 29.4-47.3
Black 79 50 63.9 49.5-76.1 29 36.1 23.9-50.5
Other 18 11 59.0 31.5-81.9 7 41.0 18.1-68.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 25 13 54.4 33.7-73.7 12 45.6 26.3-66.3
No 216 140 63.8 55.8-71.1 76 36.2 28.9-44.2
Education
< High School 61 36 59.1 43.5-73.1 25 40.9 26.9-56.5
High School 88 54 60.0 47.5-71.4 34 40.0 28.6-52.5
> High School 91 63 67.2 55.4-77.2 28 32.8 22.8-44.6
Marital Status
Married 95 68 69.5 57.8-79.1 27 30.5 20.9-42.2
Other 146 85 58.4 48.6-67.6 61 41.6 32.4-51.4
Income
14,999 or less 75 39 47.1 33.4-61.2 36 52.9 38.8-66.6
15,000-24,999 79 47 59.5 46.7-71.1 32 40.5 28.9-53.3
25,000-49,999 46 32 74.6 58.7-85.9 14 25.4 14.1-41.3
50,000 or more 26 25 94.2 68.5-99.2 1 5.8 0.8-31.5
WIC recipient
No 81 55 72.6 60.0-82.4 26 27.4 17.6-40.0
Yes 160 98 58.1 48.8-66.8 62 41.9 33.2-51.2
Medicaid recipient
No 57 51 89.0 73.8-95.9 6 11.0 4.1-26.2
Yes 184 102 55.1 46.5-63.4 82 44.9 36.6-53.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 92 60 64.5 54.2-73.5 32 35.5 26.5-45.8
2500+ grams 149 93 62.2 54.0-69.8 56 37.8 30.2-46.0

*Excludes mothers that did not want prenatal care

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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.

This page was generated on 28JUL11

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