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

I couldn't get an appointment earlier in my pregnancy 33.9%
I didn't have enough money or insurance to pay for my visits 27.5%
I didn't know I was pregnant 36.6%
I had no way to get to the clinic or doctor's office 5.5%
The doctor or my health plan would not start care earlier 15.7%
I didn't have my Oregon Health Plan or Medicaid card 17.2%
I had no one to take care of my children 1.9%
I had too many other things going on 6.0%
Other 15.4%
(n = 307) Denominator is respondents who did not get prenatal care as early in their pregnancies as they wanted and who chose the responses above.

  • All results are weighted.
  • These results are for surveys that were mailed to mothers from March 2002 through March 2003. Child's dates of birth were from 1/1/2002 through 12/31/2002.
  • 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.
*2002 Data collected under Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocol.

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