SCHS Home Search FAQs Contacts
Navigation Bar

Back Arrow Back to Survey Results



Prenatal Care Barrier: No Transportation*

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 186 177 98.4 95.1-99.5 9 1.6 0.5- 4.9
Age
< 20 years 49 45 99.1 97.2-99.7 4 0.9 0.3- 2.8
20-24 years 57 53 96.4 85.4-99.2 4 3.6 0.8-14.6
25-34 years 66 65 99.6 97.2-99.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
35+ years 14 14 100 - 0 0.0 -
Mother's Race
White 112 109 99.7 99.0-99.9 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0
African American 67 61 96.1 86.7-98.9 6 3.9 1.1-13.3
Other Minorities 7 7 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 4 4 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 182 173 98.4 95.1-99.5 9 1.6 0.5- 4.9
Education
< High School 56 50 96.0 85.2-99.0 6 4.0 1.0-14.8
High School 68 65 99.2 97.3-99.8 3 0.8 0.2- 2.7
> High School 62 62 100 - 0 0.0 -
Marital Status
Married 92 90 99.7 98.6-99.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4
Other 94 87 97.4 91.3-99.3 7 2.6 0.7- 8.7
Income
15,999 or less 76 69 96.1 87.3-98.9 7 3.9 1.1-12.7
16,000-24,999 40 39 99.4 95.9-99.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1
25,000-39,999 26 26 100 - 0 0.0 -
40,000 or more 29 29 100 - 0 0.0 -
WIC recipient
No 76 73 98.9 96.5-99.7 3 1.1 0.3- 3.5
Yes 109 103 98.2 92.7-99.6 6 1.8 0.4- 7.3
Medicaid recipient
No 55 55 100 - 0 0.0 -
Yes 131 122 97.7 92.9-99.3 9 2.3 0.7- 7.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 40 37 91.6 76.8-97.3 3 8.4 2.7-23.2
1500-2499 grams 49 44 87.1 72.7-94.5 5 12.9 5.5-27.3
2500+ grams 96 95 99.1 93.7-99.9 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3

*Survey Question:
Did any of these things keep you from getting prenatal care as early as you wanted? 12d. I had no
way to get to the clinic or doctor's office

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