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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HEALTH INSURANCE

How was your prenatal care paid for? PERSONAL INCOME (CASH, CHECK, OR CREDIT CARD)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1527 1115 71.9 69.0-74.6 412 28.1 25.4-31.0
Age
< 20 years 193 181 93.6 87.4-96.9 12 6.4 3.1-12.6
20-24 years 396 313 79.2 73.8-83.7 83 20.8 16.3-26.2
25-34 years 751 503 64.9 60.6-69.0 248 35.1 31.0-39.4
35+ years 187 118 63.4 54.6-71.3 69 36.6 28.7-45.4
Race
White 1051 710 67.2 63.7-70.5 341 32.8 29.5-36.3
Black 401 341 83.8 78.2-88.2 60 16.2 11.8-21.8
Other 75 64 86.9 74.9-93.6 11 13.1 6.4-25.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 157 93 54.3 44.8-63.5 64 45.7 36.5-55.2
No 1370 1022 74.0 71.0-76.8 348 26.0 23.2-29.0
Education
< High School 335 272 79.9 74.1-84.7 63 20.1 15.3-25.9
High School 439 364 77.6 72.1-82.3 75 22.4 17.7-27.9
> High School 750 476 64.6 60.4-68.6 274 35.4 31.4-39.6
Marital Status
Married 978 643 65.7 62.1-69.2 335 34.3 30.8-37.9
Other 549 472 84.6 80.2-88.2 77 15.4 11.8-19.8
Income
15,999 or less 451 390 83.7 78.7-87.7 61 16.3 12.3-21.3
16,000-24,999 171 143 87.5 80.0-92.5 28 12.5 7.5-20.0
25,000-39,999 205 142 70.1 61.8-77.2 63 29.9 22.8-38.2
40,000 or more 549 330 60.3 55.3-65.0 219 39.7 35.0-44.7
WIC recipient
No 822 499 60.3 56.1-64.3 323 39.7 35.7-43.9
Yes 691 604 85.8 82.1-88.8 87 14.2 11.2-17.9
Medicaid recipient
No 753 444 59.7 55.4-63.8 309 40.3 36.2-44.6
Yes 774 671 85.3 81.8-88.3 103 14.7 11.7-18.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 681 516 77.2 74.1-80.1 165 22.8 19.9-25.9
2500+ grams 846 599 71.4 68.3-74.3 247 28.6 25.7-31.7

#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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