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Prenatal Care Barrier: Other Reasons Specified*

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 186 152 79.8 70.9-86.5 34 20.2 13.5-29.1
Age
< 20 years 49 45 88.3 69.3-96.2 4 11.7 3.8-30.7
20-24 years 57 43 78.2 60.4-89.4 14 21.8 10.6-39.6
25-34 years 66 51 73.0 56.8-84.7 15 27.0 15.3-43.2
35+ years 14 13 86.4 42.9-98.2 1 13.6 1.8-57.1
Mother's Race
White 112 88 78.9 67.1-87.3 24 21.1 12.7-32.9
African American 67 57 79.1 62.5-89.5 10 20.9 10.5-37.5
Other Minorities 7 7 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 4 4 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 182 148 79.5 70.5-86.3 34 20.5 13.7-29.5
Education
< High School 56 51 84.0 65.0-93.7 5 16.0 6.3-35.0
High School 68 60 88.5 74.1-95.4 8 11.5 4.6-25.9
> High School 62 41 63.0 46.0-77.2 21 37.0 22.8-54.0
Marital Status
Married 92 73 77.6 64.0-87.1 19 22.4 12.9-36.0
Other 94 79 81.7 68.7-90.0 15 18.3 10.0-31.3
Income
15,999 or less 76 64 82.0 66.0-91.5 12 18.0 8.5-34.0
16,000-24,999 40 33 85.6 61.3-95.7 7 14.4 4.3-38.7
25,000-39,999 26 19 69.7 47.1-85.6 7 30.3 14.4-52.9
40,000 or more 29 21 70.0 46.6-86.2 8 30.0 13.8-53.4
WIC recipient
No 76 61 80.2 64.4-90.1 15 19.8 9.9-35.6
Yes 109 90 79.6 68.1-87.7 19 20.4 12.3-31.9
Medicaid recipient
No 55 40 71.0 54.7-83.3 15 29.0 16.7-45.3
Yes 131 112 84.1 72.8-91.2 19 15.9 8.8-27.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 40 33 83.9 69.7-92.2 7 16.1 7.8-30.3
1500-2499 grams 49 42 86.7 74.0-93.7 7 13.3 6.3-26.0
2500+ grams 96 76 79.4 69.9-86.5 20 20.6 13.5-30.1

*Survey Question:
Did any of these things keep you from getting prenatal care as early as you wanted? 12h. Other
reasons

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