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Prenatal Care Barrier: No Time*

1998 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 408 379 92.2 87.8-95.1 29 7.8 4.9-12.2
Age
< 20 years 101 91 88.7 77.2-94.8 10 11.3 5.2-22.8
20-24 years 153 143 94.0 86.3-97.5 10 6.0 2.5-13.7
25-34 years 124 117 91.2 81.2-96.1 7 8.8 3.9-18.8
35+ years 30 28 98.4 93.1-99.6 2 1.6 0.4- 6.9
Mother's Race
White 239 229 95.1 90.0-97.7 10 4.9 2.3-10.0
African American 153 136 86.7 76.4-92.9 17 13.3 7.1-23.6
Other Minorities 16 14 86.3 48.4-97.7 2 13.7 2.3-51.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 25 25 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 383 354 91.1 86.1-94.4 29 8.9 5.6-13.9
Education
< High School 118 106 87.7 77.1-93.8 12 12.3 6.2-22.9
High School 151 140 90.6 81.6-95.4 11 9.4 4.6-18.4
> High School 137 131 98.0 92.6-99.5 6 2.0 0.5- 7.4
Marital Status
Married 204 194 94.0 88.2-97.0 10 6.0 3.0-11.8
Other 204 185 89.9 81.8-94.6 19 10.1 5.4-18.2
Income
15,999 or less 178 160 86.9 78.4-92.4 18 13.1 7.6-21.6
16,000-24,999 63 60 98.9 95.8-99.7 3 1.1 0.3- 4.2
25,000-39,999 55 50 91.7 76.4-97.4 5 8.3 2.6-23.6
40,000 or more 66 64 99.4 97.5-99.8 2 0.6 0.2- 2.5
WIC recipient
No 181 168 92.8 85.3-96.6 13 7.2 3.4-14.7
Yes 223 207 91.8 85.5-95.5 16 8.2 4.5-14.5
Medicaid recipient
No 130 127 99.5 98.5-99.8 3 0.5 0.2- 1.5
Yes 278 252 88.6 82.2-92.9 26 11.4 7.1-17.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 89 85 94.4 85.9-97.9 4 5.6 2.1-14.1
1500-2499 grams 140 129 91.9 85.8-95.5 11 8.1 4.5-14.2
2500+ grams 178 164 92.1 87.1-95.3 14 7.9 4.7-12.9

*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.