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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 33.4%
I didn't have enough money or insurance to pay for my visits 35.0%
I didn't know I was pregnant 29.2%
I had no way to get to the clinic or doctor's office 8.8%
The doctor or my health plan would not start care earlier 11.8%
I didn't have my Oregon Health Plan or Medicaid card 23.3%
I had no one to take care of my children 3.7%
I had too many other things going on 11.2%
Other 15.6%
(n = 339)

  • All results are weighted.
  • These results are for surveys that were mailed to mothers from April 2003 through March 2004. Child's dates of birth were from 1/1/2003 through 12/31/2003.
  • 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.
*2003 Data collected under Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocol.

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