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2011 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 196 122 59.8 51.4-67.6 74 40.2 32.4-48.6
Age
< 20 years 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 67 40 57.5 42.9-70.9 27 42.5 29.1-57.1
25-34 years 89 54 57.4 45.3-68.8 35 42.6 31.2-54.7
35+ years 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 88 64 67.6 55.3-77.8 24 32.4 22.2-44.7
Non-Hispanic Black 68 35 48.0 34.1-62.3 33 52.0 37.7-65.9
Non-Hispanic Other 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 28 16 56.6 34.8-76.1 12 43.4 23.9-65.2
Education
< High School 50 33 59.6 42.1-75.0 17 40.4 25.0-57.9
High School 50 29 55.2 39.0-70.4 21 44.8 29.6-61.0
> High School 96 60 62.4 50.7-72.8 36 37.6 27.2-49.3
Marital Status
Married 78 52 68.8 55.6-79.6 26 31.2 20.4-44.4
Other 118 70 54.3 43.7-64.6 48 45.7 35.4-56.3
WIC recipient
No 68 51 69.7 55.0-81.2 17 30.3 18.8-45.0
Yes 127 71 55.4 45.1-65.3 56 44.6 34.7-54.9
Medicaid recipient
No 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Yes 150 82 50.7 41.3-60.1 68 49.3 39.9-58.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 79 54 69.8 58.7-79.0 25 30.2 21.0-41.3
2500+ grams 117 68 58.6 49.4-67.3 49 41.4 32.7-50.6

*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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