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2002 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 1545 1320 86.0 83.7-88.1 225 14.0 11.9-16.3
Age
< 20 years 200 120 60.0 50.7-68.6 80 40.0 31.4-49.3
20-24 years 402 336 83.3 78.1-87.4 66 16.7 12.6-21.9
25-34 years 753 687 91.8 89.0-93.9 66 8.2 6.1-11.0
35+ years 190 177 93.6 87.4-96.8 13 6.4 3.2-12.6
Race
White 1063 982 92.0 89.8-93.8 81 8.0 6.2-10.2
Black 407 278 67.0 60.3-73.1 129 33.0 26.9-39.7
Other 75 60 81.3 68.3-89.8 15 18.7 10.2-31.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 164 152 92.8 86.3-96.3 12 7.2 3.7-13.7
No 1381 1168 85.2 82.6-87.4 213 14.8 12.6-17.4
Education
< High School 349 237 68.6 62.2-74.3 112 31.4 25.7-37.8
High School 443 365 84.5 79.6-88.4 78 15.5 11.6-20.4
> High School 750 715 95.5 93.3-97.0 35 4.5 3.0- 6.7
Marital Status
Married 979 924 94.8 92.9-96.3 55 5.2 3.7- 7.1
Other 566 396 68.1 62.8-73.1 170 31.9 26.9-37.2
Income
15,999 or less 463 320 67.5 61.7-72.8 143 32.5 27.2-38.3
16,000-24,999 172 156 91.9 85.2-95.7 16 8.1 4.3-14.8
25,000-39,999 206 189 91.9 85.9-95.5 17 8.1 4.5-14.1
40,000 or more 550 543 99.3 98.0-99.8 7 0.7 0.2- 2.0
WIC recipient
No 838 795 95.0 92.8-96.5 43 5.0 3.5- 7.2
Yes 693 512 74.6 70.3-78.6 181 25.4 21.4-29.7
Medicaid recipient
No 757 757 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 788 563 70.7 66.4-74.7 225 29.3 25.3-33.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 694 575 80.1 76.8-83.0 119 19.9 17.0-23.2
2500+ grams 851 745 86.5 84.0-88.7 106 13.5 11.3-16.0

#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.

This page was generated on 20JUL04

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