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Prenatal Care Barrier: Other Reasons Specified*

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 376 317 85.3 79.6-89.6 59 14.7 10.4-20.4
Age
< 20 years 102 81 81.1 68.1-89.6 21 18.9 10.4-31.9
20-24 years 120 101 86.3 75.8-92.7 19 13.7 7.3-24.2
25-34 years 121 107 88.1 77.6-94.0 14 11.9 6.0-22.4
35+ years 33 28 86.0 63.0-95.7 5 14.0 4.3-37.0
Mother's Race
White 199 174 87.9 80.4-92.8 25 12.1 7.2-19.6
African American 155 122 78.8 67.9-86.7 33 21.2 13.3-32.1
Other Minorities 22 21 99.6 96.9-99.9 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 28 26 99.3 96.5-99.8 2 0.7 0.2- 3.5
No 348 291 83.5 77.2-88.3 57 16.5 11.7-22.8
Education
< High School 128 107 85.6 74.9-92.2 21 14.4 7.8-25.1
High School 147 118 79.2 68.0-87.2 29 20.8 12.8-32.0
> High School 101 92 91.4 81.6-96.2 9 8.6 3.8-18.4
Marital Status
Married 176 160 91.5 83.9-95.7 16 8.5 4.3-16.1
Other 200 157 79.5 70.6-86.2 43 20.5 13.8-29.4
Income
15,999 or less 164 132 81.6 71.9-88.5 32 18.4 11.5-28.1
16,000-24,999 56 47 84.4 68.3-93.1 9 15.6 6.9-31.7
25,000-39,999 49 41 89.0 70.7-96.4 8 11.0 3.6-29.3
40,000 or more 57 55 94.5 73.1-99.1 2 5.5 0.9-26.9
WIC recipient
No 163 138 87.6 78.2-93.2 25 12.4 6.8-21.8
Yes 211 177 83.7 76.0-89.3 34 16.3 10.7-24.0
Medicaid recipient
No 124 113 89.8 79.6-95.2 11 10.2 4.8-20.4
Yes 252 204 83.1 75.7-88.6 48 16.9 11.4-24.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 88 76 87.6 79.3-92.9 12 12.4 7.1-20.7
1500-2499 grams 124 101 80.8 72.7-87.0 23 19.2 13.0-27.3
2500+ grams 164 140 85.6 79.2-90.3 24 14.4 9.7-20.8

*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.