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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HEALTH INSURANCE

Just before you got pregnant, did you have health insurance?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1665 632 38.0 35.0-41.2 1033 62.0 58.8-65.0
Age
< 20 years 228 145 60.5 51.6-68.8 83 39.5 31.2-48.4
20-24 years 442 245 60.4 54.4-66.2 197 39.6 33.8-45.6
25-34 years 808 204 23.3 19.7-27.4 604 76.7 72.6-80.3
35+ years 187 38 20.0 13.2-29.0 149 80.0 71.0-86.8
Race
White 1129 406 35.9 32.4-39.5 723 64.1 60.5-67.6
Black 477 206 44.9 38.4-51.6 271 55.1 48.4-61.6
Other 59 20 32.9 19.4-50.0 39 67.1 50.0-80.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 177 139 77.1 68.5-83.9 38 22.9 16.1-31.5
No 1486 491 32.2 29.1-35.5 995 67.8 64.5-70.9
Education
< High School 367 285 77.8 71.5-83.0 82 22.2 17.0-28.5
High School 518 239 45.4 39.7-51.2 279 54.6 48.8-60.3
> High School 775 103 12.9 10.1-16.3 672 87.1 83.7-89.9
Marital Status
Married 1048 235 23.4 20.3-26.9 813 76.6 73.1-79.7
Other 617 397 65.1 59.7-70.2 220 34.9 29.8-40.3
Income
15,999 or less 510 371 74.3 68.6-79.3 139 25.7 20.7-31.4
16,000-24,999 183 91 52.9 43.5-62.1 92 47.1 37.9-56.5
25,000-39,999 249 50 20.3 14.4-27.9 199 79.7 72.1-85.6
40,000 or more 558 21 3.2 1.8- 5.7 537 96.8 94.3-98.2
WIC recipient
No 860 120 11.5 9.0-14.6 740 88.5 85.4-91.0
Yes 792 507 66.5 62.0-70.7 285 33.5 29.3-38.0
Medicaid recipient
No 826 34 3.4 2.1- 5.3 792 96.6 94.7-97.9
Yes 839 598 74.6 70.3-78.4 241 25.4 21.6-29.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 324 129 42.7 37.8-47.8 195 57.3 52.2-62.2
1500 - 2499 grams 500 218 47.4 43.1-51.7 282 52.6 48.3-56.9
2500+ grams 841 285 37.3 34.0-40.7 556 62.7 59.3-66.0

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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