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2002 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 1545 612 38.1 35.1-41.2 933 61.9 58.8-64.9
Age
< 20 years 199 127 65.5 56.3-73.7 72 34.5 26.3-43.7
20-24 years 402 238 58.0 51.9-63.9 164 42.0 36.1-48.1
25-34 years 754 211 26.5 22.8-30.6 543 73.5 69.4-77.2
35+ years 190 36 15.7 10.3-23.1 154 84.3 76.9-89.7
Race
White 1064 375 34.8 31.4-38.3 689 65.2 61.7-68.6
Black 407 204 48.3 41.6-55.0 203 51.7 45.0-58.4
Other 74 33 41.9 29.2-55.8 41 58.1 44.2-70.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 164 122 77.2 68.7-84.0 42 22.8 16.0-31.3
No 1381 490 33.1 30.1-36.3 891 66.9 63.7-69.9
Education
< High School 348 260 74.9 68.9-80.1 88 25.1 19.9-31.1
High School 442 210 45.1 39.2-51.2 232 54.9 48.8-60.8
> High School 752 139 15.6 12.8-19.0 613 84.4 81.0-87.2
Marital Status
Married 980 230 22.8 19.8-26.2 750 77.2 73.8-80.2
Other 565 382 69.4 64.2-74.2 183 30.6 25.8-35.8
Income
15,999 or less 461 345 76.8 71.4-81.4 116 23.2 18.6-28.6
16,000-24,999 173 88 51.0 41.6-60.3 85 49.0 39.7-58.4
25,000-39,999 207 75 36.3 28.5-44.8 132 63.7 55.2-71.5
40,000 or more 551 23 3.4 2.0- 5.6 528 96.6 94.4-98.0
WIC recipient
No 839 150 16.4 13.5-19.7 689 83.6 80.3-86.5
Yes 692 458 65.9 61.3-70.3 234 34.1 29.7-38.7
Medicaid recipient
No 759 35 4.5 3.0- 6.6 724 95.5 93.4-97.0
Yes 786 577 75.3 71.2-78.9 209 24.7 21.1-28.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 695 307 47.6 44.0-51.3 388 52.4 48.7-56.0
2500+ grams 850 305 37.3 34.1-40.6 545 62.7 59.4-65.9

#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.

This page was generated on 20JUL04

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