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Prenatal Care Barrier: No Child Care*

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 409 395 95.9 91.7-98.0 14 4.1 2.0- 8.3
Age
< 20 years 101 100 99.7 98.2- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
20-24 years 154 142 90.0 80.4-95.2 12 10.0 4.8-19.6
25-34 years 124 123 100 99.7- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
35+ years 30 30 100 - 0 0.0 -
Mother's Race
White 239 231 95.1 88.8-97.9 8 4.9 2.1-11.2
African American 154 148 97.1 90.3-99.2 6 2.9 0.8- 9.7
Other Minorities 16 16 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 25 22 87.3 61.4-96.7 3 12.7 3.3-38.6
No 384 373 97.1 93.6-98.8 11 2.9 1.2- 6.4
Education
< High School 118 111 90.9 79.1-96.4 7 9.1 3.6-20.9
High School 152 148 99.3 98.1-99.8 4 0.7 0.2- 1.9
> High School 137 134 96.8 88.5-99.2 3 3.2 0.8-11.5
Marital Status
Married 204 198 96.2 89.3-98.7 6 3.8 1.3-10.7
Other 205 197 95.5 88.8-98.3 8 4.5 1.7-11.2
Income
15,999 or less 178 168 93.9 86.2-97.4 10 6.1 2.6-13.8
16,000-24,999 63 61 96.2 81.2-99.3 2 3.8 0.7-18.8
25,000-39,999 56 56 100 - 0 0.0 -
40,000 or more 66 65 99.9 99.4- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
WIC recipient
No 181 173 93.0 83.7-97.2 8 7.0 2.8-16.3
Yes 224 218 97.9 93.7-99.3 6 2.1 0.7- 6.3
Medicaid recipient
No 130 128 98.7 91.5-99.8 2 1.3 0.2- 8.5
Yes 279 267 94.6 88.6-97.5 12 5.4 2.5-11.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 89 86 96.6 89.2-99.0 3 3.4 1.0-10.8
1500-2499 grams 140 135 95.5 89.5-98.1 5 4.5 1.9-10.5
2500+ grams 179 173 95.9 91.1-98.2 6 4.1 1.8- 8.9

*Survey Question:
Did any of these things keep you from getting prenatal care as early as you wanted? 12f. I had no
one to take care of my children

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