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Prenatal Care Barrier: No Time*

1997 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 186 172 91.0 83.4-95.3 14 9.0 4.7-16.6
Age
< 20 years 49 46 92.5 74.7-98.1 3 7.5 1.9-25.3
20-24 years 57 48 82.3 65.0-92.1 9 17.7 7.9-35.0
25-34 years 66 64 97.0 84.2-99.5 2 3.0 0.5-15.8
35+ years 14 14 100 - 0 0.0 -
Mother's Race
White 112 105 94.5 85.4-98.1 7 5.5 1.9-14.6
African American 67 61 84.2 67.6-93.2 6 15.8 6.8-32.4
Other Minorities 7 6 97.6 81.6-99.7 1 2.4 0.3-18.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 4 4 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 182 168 90.8 83.2-95.2 14 9.2 4.8-16.8
Education
< High School 56 52 96.5 84.7-99.3 4 3.5 0.7-15.3
High School 68 60 85.4 70.2-93.6 8 14.6 6.4-29.8
> High School 62 60 92.5 74.4-98.1 2 7.5 1.9-25.6
Marital Status
Married 92 87 94.8 82.9-98.6 5 5.2 1.4-17.1
Other 94 85 87.9 76.0-94.3 9 12.1 5.7-24.0
Income
15,999 or less 76 67 90.6 77.1-96.5 9 9.4 3.5-22.9
16,000-24,999 40 39 94.9 71.1-99.3 1 5.1 0.7-28.9
25,000-39,999 26 25 93.9 67.5-99.1 1 6.1 0.9-32.5
40,000 or more 29 29 100 - 0 0.0 -
WIC recipient
No 76 73 99.1 97.1-99.8 3 0.9 0.2- 2.9
Yes 109 98 87.1 76.4-93.3 11 12.9 6.7-23.6
Medicaid recipient
No 55 55 100 - 0 0.0 -
Yes 131 117 86.6 76.0-93.0 14 13.4 7.0-24.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 40 38 93.3 76.9-98.3 2 6.7 1.7-23.1
1500-2499 grams 49 45 90.8 77.7-96.5 4 9.2 3.5-22.3
2500+ grams 96 88 90.9 82.8-95.4 8 9.1 4.6-17.2

*Survey Question:
Did any of these things keep you from getting prenatal care as early as you wanted? 12g. I had too
many other things going on

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.