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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HEALTH INSURANCE

How was your prenatal care paid for? MEDICAID

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1646 942 58.2 55.0-61.3 704 41.8 38.7-45.0
Age
< 20 years 225 45 22.6 16.0-30.8 180 77.4 69.2-84.0
20-24 years 438 168 36.2 30.5-42.2 270 63.8 57.8-69.5
25-34 years 799 582 75.6 71.5-79.3 217 24.4 20.7-28.5
35+ years 184 147 80.8 72.0-87.4 37 19.2 12.6-28.0
Race
White 1121 745 66.9 63.3-70.3 376 33.1 29.7-36.7
Black 466 164 31.7 25.9-38.2 302 68.3 61.8-74.1
Other 59 33 65.3 48.5-79.0 26 34.7 21.0-51.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 175 104 56.0 46.6-65.0 71 44.0 35.0-53.4
No 1469 837 58.5 55.2-61.8 632 41.5 38.2-44.8
Education
< High School 359 99 27.5 21.8-34.1 260 72.5 65.9-78.2
High School 510 210 43.9 38.3-49.8 300 56.1 50.2-61.7
> High School 772 630 82.2 78.4-85.4 142 17.8 14.6-21.6
Marital Status
Married 1043 796 76.8 73.3-79.9 247 23.2 20.1-26.7
Other 603 146 23.6 19.1-28.6 457 76.4 71.4-80.9
Income
15,999 or less 499 112 24.0 19.2-29.7 387 76.0 70.3-80.8
16,000-24,999 181 58 32.1 24.0-41.5 123 67.9 58.5-76.0
25,000-39,999 248 174 67.3 59.1-74.5 74 32.7 25.5-40.9
40,000 or more 557 532 96.0 93.3-97.7 25 4.0 2.3- 6.7
WIC recipient
No 846 748 90.6 87.6-92.9 98 9.4 7.1-12.4
Yes 789 188 23.8 20.1-28.0 601 76.2 72.0-79.9
Medicaid recipient
No 824 824 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 822 118 14.2 11.2-17.9 704 85.8 82.1-88.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 310 171 51.9 46.7-57.0 139 48.1 43.0-53.3
1500 - 2499 grams 495 244 46.0 41.7-50.3 251 54.0 49.7-58.3
2500+ grams 841 527 59.1 55.7-62.5 314 40.9 37.5-44.3

#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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