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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Mother Reported Barriers to Obtaining Prenatal Care*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 975 791 80.5 77.3-83.3 184 19.5 16.7-22.7
Age
< 20 years 85 55 64.8 51.8-76.0 30 35.2 24.0-48.2
20-24 years 224 167 77.9 71.2-83.5 57 22.1 16.5-28.8
25-34 years 505 427 83.5 79.3-87.0 78 16.5 13.0-20.7
35+ years 161 142 86.4 78.4-91.7 19 13.6 8.3-21.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 596 501 83.6 79.8-86.9 95 16.4 13.1-20.2
Non-Hispanic Black 204 153 75.0 67.1-81.5 51 25.0 18.5-32.9
Non-Hispanic Other 52 40 78.0 63.1-88.0 12 22.0 12.0-36.9
Latina 117 93 77.3 67.2-84.9 24 22.7 15.1-32.8
Education
< High School 158 105 70.0 60.6-77.9 53 30.0 22.1-39.4
High School 251 188 74.5 67.9-80.2 63 25.5 19.8-32.1
> High School 563 496 87.8 84.3-90.6 67 12.2 9.4-15.7
Marital Status
Married 621 540 86.6 83.2-89.4 81 13.4 10.6-16.8
Other 354 251 71.9 66.0-77.1 103 28.1 22.9-34.0
WIC recipient
No 528 464 88.3 84.7-91.2 64 11.7 8.8-15.3
Yes 441 325 73.5 68.4-78.1 116 26.5 21.9-31.6
Medicaid recipient
No 478 437 91.2 87.7-93.8 41 8.8 6.2-12.3
Yes 497 354 72.1 67.2-76.4 143 27.9 23.6-32.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 328 256 75.8 70.7-80.3 72 24.2 19.7-29.3
2500+ grams 647 535 80.9 77.5-83.9 112 19.1 16.1-22.5

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 17 and 18 (a-j).

~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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