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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Problem getting prenatal care: I DIDN'T HAVE ENOUGH MONEY OR INSURANCE TO PAY FOR MY VISITS*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 171 105 60.2 51.2-68.6 66 39.8 31.4-48.8
Age
< 20 years 28 22 83.1 61.5-93.8 6 16.9 6.2-38.5
20-24 years 55 31 49.3 33.9-64.7 24 50.7 35.3-66.1
25-34 years 70 39 55.2 41.5-68.1 31 44.8 31.9-58.5
35+ years 18 13 65.7 37.7-85.9 5 34.3 14.1-62.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 86 54 64.6 52.0-75.5 32 35.4 24.5-48.0
Non-Hispanic Black 49 32 60.8 43.3-75.9 17 39.2 24.1-56.7
Non-Hispanic Other 11 6 56.9 26.1-83.1 5 43.1 16.9-73.9
Latina 24 12 48.5 27.9-69.7 12 51.5 30.3-72.1
Education
< High School 51 30 57.9 40.6-73.5 21 42.1 26.5-59.4
High School 58 34 57.3 42.5-70.9 24 42.7 29.1-57.5
> High School 62 41 65.6 51.0-77.7 21 34.4 22.3-49.0
Marital Status
Married 75 47 56.7 43.4-69.1 28 43.3 30.9-56.6
Other 96 58 62.4 50.4-73.1 38 37.6 26.9-49.6
WIC recipient
No 57 36 56.0 40.1-70.8 21 44.0 29.2-59.9
Yes 110 67 62.4 51.4-72.2 43 37.6 27.8-48.6
Medicaid recipient
No 34 28 78.2 56.5-90.8 6 21.8 9.2-43.5
Yes 137 77 56.8 46.9-66.2 60 43.2 33.8-53.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 67 42 61.1 49.0-72.0 25 38.9 28.0-51.0
2500+ grams 104 63 60.1 50.2-69.2 41 39.9 30.8-49.8

*Excludes mothers that did not want prenatal care

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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 16NOV12

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