TABLE 4.

Factors Associated With Being a High Versus Low Attender in Bivariate Analyses

Sample CharacteristicsHigh Attenders, N (%)Low Attenders, N (%)P Value
Marital status
 Married3 (50)3 (50).09
 Divorced/separated29 (57)22 (43)
 Single16 (35)30 (65)
Education
 More than high school education25 (57)19 (43).10
 High school education or less24 (51)35 (49)
No. of children
 >128 (41)40 (59).10
 1 only21 (58)15 (42)
Race
 African American26 (46)31 (54).01
 Other black11 (34)21 (66)
 Other12 (80)3 (20)
Father’s age, y
 <309 (29)22 (71).05
 30–3928 (54)24 (46)
 ≥4012 (57)9 (43)
Dad’s age at first child, y
 ≤2520 (36)36 (64).01
 >2529 (60)19 (40)
Child’s age
 0–24 mo21 (66)11 (34).001
 25–48 mo18 (56)14 (44)
 >48 mo10 (25)30 (75)
Fathering behaviors
 Present at child’s delivery
  Yes43 (54)36 (46).008
  No6 (24)19 (76)
 Living with child
  Yes39 (55)32 (45).02
  No10 (30)23 (70)
Motivators
 Their child having health insurance
  Yes29 (64)16 (36).02
  No19 (40)28 (60)
 Feel respected by medical staff
  Yes30 (63)18 (37).04
  No18 (41)26 (59)
 Vacation/sick time
  Yes25 (63)15 (37).08
  No23 (44)29 (56)
Barriers
 Mother’s role to take the child
  Yes3 (25)9 (75).10
  No46 (50)46 (50)