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Prenatal Care Barrier: No Transportation*

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 375 348 91.7 86.8-94.9 27 8.3 5.1-13.2
Age
< 20 years 101 94 91.4 80.0-96.6 7 8.6 3.4-20.0
20-24 years 120 106 87.0 76.3-93.3 14 13.0 6.7-23.7
25-34 years 121 117 97.3 89.2-99.4 4 2.7 0.6-10.8
35+ years 33 31 91.6 62.6-98.6 2 8.4 1.4-37.4
Mother's Race
White 199 185 92.2 85.4-96.0 14 7.8 4.0-14.6
African American 155 142 89.4 79.7-94.8 13 10.6 5.2-20.3
Other Minorities 21 21 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 28 23 83.3 60.8-94.1 5 16.7 5.9-39.2
No 347 325 92.8 87.8-95.8 22 7.2 4.2-12.2
Education
< High School 127 112 84.1 72.9-91.2 15 15.9 8.8-27.1
High School 147 135 92.6 84.5-96.7 12 7.4 3.3-15.5
> High School 101 101 100 - 0 0.0 -
Marital Status
Married 176 169 95.7 88.7-98.4 7 4.3 1.6-11.3
Other 199 179 88.0 80.0-93.1 20 12.0 6.9-20.0
Income
15,999 or less 164 147 86.4 76.8-92.4 17 13.6 7.6-23.2
16,000-24,999 55 53 94.4 80.3-98.6 2 5.6 1.4-19.7
25,000-39,999 49 48 99.5 96.4-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6
40,000 or more 57 56 99.6 96.9-99.9 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1
WIC recipient
No 163 159 97.9 91.0-99.5 4 2.1 0.5- 9.0
Yes 210 187 87.9 80.6-92.7 23 12.1 7.3-19.4
Medicaid recipient
No 124 121 97.5 87.7-99.5 3 2.5 0.5-12.3
Yes 251 227 88.8 82.1-93.3 24 11.2 6.7-17.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 87 84 96.9 90.6-99.0 3 3.1 1.0- 9.4
1500-2499 grams 124 113 90.5 83.5-94.7 11 9.5 5.3-16.5
2500+ grams 164 151 91.7 86.1-95.1 13 8.3 4.9-13.9

*Survey Question:
Did any of these things keep you from getting prenatal care as early as you wanted? 12d. I had no
way to get to the clinic or doctor's office

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