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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HEALTH INSURANCE

Just before you got pregnant, were you on Medicaid?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1666 1461 88.3 86.1-90.3 205 11.7 9.7-13.9
Age
< 20 years 229 157 68.8 60.1-76.4 72 31.2 23.6-39.9
20-24 years 442 365 83.0 77.7-87.2 77 17.0 12.8-22.3
25-34 years 807 760 95.2 92.8-96.8 47 4.8 3.2- 7.2
35+ years 188 179 96.2 90.0-98.6 9 3.8 1.4-10.0
Race
White 1130 1047 93.2 91.1-94.9 83 6.8 5.1- 8.9
Black 477 365 74.5 68.3-79.9 112 25.5 20.1-31.7
Other 59 49 85.0 68.6-93.6 10 15.0 6.4-31.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 177 163 93.6 87.4-96.9 14 6.4 3.1-12.6
No 1487 1296 87.5 85.0-89.7 191 12.5 10.3-15.0
Education
< High School 367 257 74.2 67.7-79.7 110 25.8 20.3-32.3
High School 518 448 87.1 82.6-90.6 70 12.9 9.4-17.4
> High School 776 752 96.3 94.0-97.7 24 3.7 2.3- 6.0
Marital Status
Married 1049 1013 96.6 94.8-97.8 36 3.4 2.2- 5.2
Other 617 448 72.9 67.7-77.6 169 27.1 22.4-32.3
Income
15,999 or less 510 374 74.6 68.9-79.6 136 25.4 20.4-31.1
16,000-24,999 183 163 86.6 78.3-92.0 20 13.4 8.0-21.7
25,000-39,999 249 241 95.3 90.2-97.8 8 4.7 2.2- 9.8
40,000 or more 559 557 99.6 97.6-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 2.4
WIC recipient
No 861 831 97.8 96.1-98.7 30 2.2 1.3- 3.9
Yes 792 617 78.1 73.9-81.7 175 21.9 18.3-26.1
Medicaid recipient
No 827 827 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 839 634 76.0 71.8-79.8 205 24.0 20.2-28.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 323 277 84.3 80.2-87.8 46 15.7 12.2-19.8
1500 - 2499 grams 501 427 83.8 80.2-86.8 74 16.2 13.2-19.8
2500+ grams 842 757 88.7 86.2-90.8 85 11.3 9.2-13.8

#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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