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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Problem getting prenatal care: DIDN'T KNOW I WAS PREGNANT*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 193 109 59.2 50.8-67.1 84 40.8 32.9-49.2
Age
< 20 years 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 67 34 52.7 38.4-66.5 33 47.3 33.5-61.6
25-34 years 87 54 67.2 54.9-77.5 33 32.8 22.5-45.1
35+ years 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 87 50 59.7 47.3-70.9 37 40.3 29.1-52.7
Non-Hispanic Black 65 34 56.2 41.4-70.0 31 43.8 30.0-58.6
Non-Hispanic Other 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 29 17 61.6 40.2-79.4 12 38.4 20.6-59.8
Education
< High School 51 21 47.2 31.1-63.9 30 52.8 36.1-68.9
High School 50 31 66.4 50.0-79.6 19 33.6 20.4-50.0
> High School 92 57 61.6 49.5-72.4 35 38.4 27.6-50.5
Marital Status
Married 80 54 66.0 52.8-77.1 26 34.0 22.9-47.2
Other 113 55 54.7 43.8-65.2 58 45.3 34.8-56.2
WIC recipient
No 67 44 70.4 56.3-81.4 23 29.6 18.6-43.7
Yes 125 65 54.3 43.9-64.3 60 45.7 35.7-56.1
Medicaid recipient
No 46 29 63.0 45.3-77.7 17 37.0 22.3-54.7
Yes 147 80 58.1 48.4-67.1 67 41.9 32.9-51.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 78 38 45.2 34.0-56.8 40 54.8 43.2-66.0
2500+ grams 115 71 60.8 51.5-69.5 44 39.2 30.5-48.5

*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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