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Prenatal Care Barrier: No Child Care*

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 375 359 95.4 91.2-97.6 16 4.6 2.4- 8.8
Age
< 20 years 101 100 97.6 84.7-99.7 1 2.4 0.3-15.3
20-24 years 120 109 93.1 84.1-97.2 11 6.9 2.8-15.9
25-34 years 121 118 94.5 84.2-98.2 3 5.5 1.8-15.8
35+ years 33 32 99.3 95.2-99.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8
Mother's Race
White 199 190 95.3 89.4-98.0 9 4.7 2.0-10.6
African American 154 147 94.6 85.9-98.1 7 5.4 1.9-14.1
Other Minorities 22 22 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 28 25 88.3 64.7-96.9 3 11.7 3.1-35.3
No 347 334 96.3 92.2-98.2 13 3.7 1.8- 7.8
Education
< High School 127 119 93.7 84.5-97.6 8 6.3 2.4-15.5
High School 147 141 96.1 88.2-98.8 6 3.9 1.2-11.8
> High School 101 99 96.6 87.2-99.1 2 3.4 0.9-12.8
Marital Status
Married 176 170 97.3 91.9-99.2 6 2.7 0.8- 8.1
Other 199 189 93.5 86.3-97.1 10 6.5 2.9-13.7
Income
15,999 or less 163 156 95.9 88.2-98.7 7 4.1 1.3-11.8
16,000-24,999 56 53 90.6 74.6-96.9 3 9.4 3.1-25.4
25,000-39,999 49 48 99.5 96.4-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6
40,000 or more 57 55 96.1 80.6-99.3 2 3.9 0.7-19.4
WIC recipient
No 163 156 94.5 85.9-98.0 7 5.5 2.0-14.1
Yes 210 201 95.8 90.2-98.2 9 4.2 1.8- 9.8
Medicaid recipient
No 124 121 98.2 91.6-99.6 3 1.8 0.4- 8.4
Yes 251 238 94.0 88.1-97.0 13 6.0 3.0-11.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 88 86 97.1 88.8-99.3 2 2.9 0.7-11.2
1500-2499 grams 123 116 93.8 87.4-97.0 7 6.2 3.0-12.6
2500+ grams 164 157 95.4 90.7-97.8 7 4.6 2.2- 9.3

*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.