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Oregon PRAMS: 1998-99 Results

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 early in my pregnancy 29.1%
I didn't have enough money or insurance to pay for my visits 29.9%
I didn't know that I was pregnant 31.3%
I had no way to get to the clinic or doctor's office 4.2%
I couldn't find a doctor or a nurse who would take me as a patient 5.1%
I had no one to take care of my children 3.5%
I had too many other things going on 9.7%
Other 22.1%
(n = 385)
Denominator is respondents who did not get prenatal care as early in their pregnancy as they wanted and who chose the responses above.

  • All results are weighted.
  • These results are for surveys that were mailed to mothers from November 1998 through October 1999. Child's dates of birth were from 8/1/98 through 8/9/99.
  • 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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