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Did any of these things keep you from getting prenatal care as early in your pregnancy as you wanted?
Check all that apply.


I couldn't get an appointment earlier in my pregnancy 14.4%
I didn't have enough money to pay for my visits 9.2%
I didn't have insurance to pay for my visits 13.4%
I didn't know that I was pregnant 11.3%
I had no way to get to the clinic or doctor's office 1.3%
The doctor or my health plan would not start care earlier 5.1%
I couldn't find a doctor or nurse who would take me as a patient 2.2%
I had no one to take care of my children 1.3%
I had too many other things going on 3.9%
Other 5.1%
No, I got prenatal care as early as I wanted 61.4%
No, I did not want prenatal care .1%
(n = 1,552)

  • All results are weighted.
  • These results are for surveys that were mailed to mothers from March 2000 through March 2001. Child's dates of birth were from 1/1/2000 through 12/31/2000.
  • The number of respondents (n) is the number of women who chose the responses above.
  • Percents may not add to 100.0 due to rounding.

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