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Prenatal Care Barrier: No Time*

1999 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 376 334 88.0 82.7-91.8 42 12.0 8.2-17.3
Age
< 20 years 102 90 86.5 74.2-93.5 12 13.5 6.5-25.8
20-24 years 120 110 91.0 81.7-95.9 10 9.0 4.1-18.3
25-34 years 121 107 88.3 77.8-94.2 14 11.7 5.8-22.2
35+ years 33 27 80.5 57.3-92.7 6 19.5 7.3-42.7
Mother's Race
White 199 182 91.8 85.3-95.6 17 8.2 4.4-14.7
African American 155 134 83.2 72.7-90.2 21 16.8 9.8-27.3
Other Minorities 22 18 80.5 51.1-94.2 4 19.5 5.8-48.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 28 26 94.4 72.9-99.1 2 5.6 0.9-27.1
No 348 308 87.2 81.4-91.3 40 12.8 8.7-18.6
Education
< High School 128 110 88.0 77.8-93.8 18 12.0 6.2-22.2
High School 147 133 89.4 80.1-94.7 14 10.6 5.3-19.9
> High School 101 91 86.5 75.6-93.0 10 13.5 7.0-24.4
Marital Status
Married 176 161 89.5 81.7-94.2 15 10.5 5.8-18.3
Other 200 173 86.6 78.6-91.9 27 13.4 8.1-21.4
Income
15,999 or less 164 141 86.9 78.2-92.5 23 13.1 7.5-21.8
16,000-24,999 56 49 82.2 64.6-92.2 7 17.8 7.8-35.4
25,000-39,999 49 45 90.0 70.8-97.1 4 10.0 2.9-29.2
40,000 or more 57 53 89.3 72.5-96.4 4 10.7 3.6-27.5
WIC recipient
No 163 148 89.3 80.3-94.5 15 10.7 5.5-19.7
Yes 211 185 88.0 80.9-92.6 26 12.0 7.4-19.1
Medicaid recipient
No 124 114 90.5 81.1-95.5 10 9.5 4.5-18.9
Yes 252 220 86.7 79.8-91.5 32 13.3 8.5-20.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 88 83 94.1 86.2-97.6 5 5.9 2.4-13.8
1500-2499 grams 124 107 85.8 78.2-91.0 17 14.2 9.0-21.8
2500+ grams 164 144 88.0 82.1-92.2 20 12.0 7.8-17.9

*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.