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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 ENOUGH MONEY OR INSURANCE TO PAY FOR MY VISITS*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 198 127 59.6 51.3-67.4 71 40.4 32.6-48.7
Age
< 20 years 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 68 42 58.4 43.9-71.6 26 41.6 28.4-56.1
25-34 years 90 55 59.1 47.0-70.2 35 40.9 29.8-53.0
35+ years 23 16 55.1 31.8-76.3 *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 88 59 61.7 49.4-72.7 29 38.3 27.3-50.6
Non-Hispanic Black 66 46 65.0 49.9-77.6 20 35.0 22.4-50.1
Non-Hispanic Other 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 32 14 48.6 29.6-67.9 18 51.4 32.1-70.4
Education
< High School 53 34 59.9 43.1-74.6 19 40.1 25.4-56.9
High School 50 31 55.3 39.1-70.5 19 44.7 29.5-60.9
> High School 95 62 61.9 50.0-72.5 33 38.1 27.5-50.0
Marital Status
Married 82 53 62.1 49.1-73.7 29 37.9 26.3-50.9
Other 116 74 57.9 47.0-68.1 42 42.1 31.9-53.0
WIC recipient
No 70 53 64.3 49.7-76.7 17 35.7 23.3-50.3
Yes 127 74 57.8 47.5-67.5 53 42.2 32.5-52.5
Medicaid recipient
No 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Yes 152 89 52.8 43.4-62.0 63 47.2 38.0-56.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 79 58 74.1 63.3-82.6 21 25.9 17.4-36.7
2500+ grams 119 69 57.9 48.8-66.6 50 42.1 33.4-51.2

*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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