Dataset: The Health of Houston Survey 2018

Variable late_prenatal: Prenatal care later than 9th week [S]

Literal Question

PN_3. During your most recent pregnancy, how many weeks or months pregnant were you when you had your first visit for prenatal care?

Descriptive Text

This dichotomous variable was created using responses to question PN_3, to distinguish between women who received prenatal care on the 9th week of pregnancy or before, and women who received prenatal care later than the 9th week or did not receive prenatal care at all. The universe for this variable includes all female respondents age 18 to 50 who were pregnant at the time of the interview, or gave birth to a live baby in the last 5 years.

Values Categories N NW
0 Prenatal care 9th week or before 304 213,270.1
1 Prenatal care after 9th week or not at all 109 86,623.9
-8 Not in universe 6787 4,288,353.7
-7 Interview suspended 10 7,793.6

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 413 299893.983
Missing cases 6797 4296147.336
Standard deviation 0.441 0.453
This variable is numeric


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