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Prenatal Care Barrier: Other Reasons Specified*

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 409 345 85.0 79.6-89.2 64 15.0 10.8-20.4
Age
< 20 years 101 84 90.7 80.0-96.0 17 9.3 4.0-20.0
20-24 years 154 126 82.1 72.1-89.1 28 17.9 10.9-27.9
25-34 years 124 107 83.0 72.3-90.1 17 17.0 9.9-27.7
35+ years 30 28 92.7 64.7-98.9 2 7.3 1.1-35.3
Mother's Race
White 239 199 83.6 76.4-89.0 40 16.4 11.0-23.6
African American 154 132 86.2 75.9-92.5 22 13.8 7.5-24.1
Other Minorities 16 14 97.3 88.7-99.4 2 2.7 0.6-11.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 25 19 82.6 58.9-94.0 6 17.4 6.0-41.1
No 384 326 85.4 79.8-89.6 58 14.6 10.4-20.2
Education
< High School 118 98 90.4 80.3-95.6 20 9.6 4.4-19.7
High School 152 128 85.2 75.5-91.5 24 14.8 8.5-24.5
> High School 137 118 81.3 70.9-88.6 19 18.7 11.4-29.1
Marital Status
Married 204 173 84.3 76.8-89.7 31 15.7 10.3-23.2
Other 205 172 85.9 77.1-91.7 33 14.1 8.3-22.9
Income
15,999 or less 178 153 89.4 81.3-94.2 25 10.6 5.8-18.7
16,000-24,999 63 54 84.8 67.8-93.7 9 15.2 6.3-32.2
25,000-39,999 56 45 77.9 60.2-89.2 11 22.1 10.8-39.8
40,000 or more 66 57 81.1 65.6-90.5 9 18.9 9.5-34.4
WIC recipient
No 181 148 82.6 73.7-89.0 33 17.4 11.0-26.3
Yes 224 193 86.7 79.2-91.7 31 13.3 8.3-20.8
Medicaid recipient
No 130 109 81.8 71.5-88.9 21 18.2 11.1-28.5
Yes 279 236 86.6 79.8-91.4 43 13.4 8.6-20.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 89 73 81.4 71.5-88.4 16 18.6 11.6-28.5
1500-2499 grams 140 119 85.5 78.5-90.5 21 14.5 9.5-21.5
2500+ grams 179 152 85.1 79.0-89.6 27 14.9 10.4-21.0

*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.