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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Problem getting prenatal care: I COULDN'T GET AN APPOINTMENT WHEN I WANTED ONE*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 194 114 60.4 52.0-68.1 80 39.6 31.9-48.0
Age
< 20 years 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 67 39 56.8 42.4-70.2 28 43.2 29.8-57.6
25-34 years 88 50 59.2 47.0-70.3 38 40.8 29.7-53.0
35+ years 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 88 50 60.7 48.6-71.6 38 39.3 28.4-51.4
Non-Hispanic Black 65 36 52.0 37.4-66.3 29 48.0 33.7-62.6
Non-Hispanic Other 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 50 25 46.8 31.4-62.8 25 53.2 37.2-68.6
> High School 93 49 59.0 47.2-69.8 44 41.0 30.2-52.8
Marital Status
Married 80 43 59.9 46.9-71.7 37 40.1 28.3-53.1
Other 114 71 60.6 49.7-70.6 43 39.4 29.4-50.3
WIC recipient
No 69 37 58.5 44.5-71.3 32 41.5 28.7-55.5
Yes 124 76 60.9 50.4-70.4 48 39.1 29.6-49.6
Medicaid recipient
No 46 21 56.9 39.8-72.5 25 43.1 27.5-60.2
Yes 148 93 61.4 51.8-70.1 55 38.6 29.9-48.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 78 46 61.4 49.9-71.8 32 38.6 28.2-50.1
2500+ grams 116 68 60.2 51.0-68.8 48 39.8 31.2-49.0

*Excludes mothers that did not want prenatal care

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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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