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2002 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 1525 862 59.0 55.9-62.0 663 41.0 38.0-44.1
Age
< 20 years 193 21 11.7 7.0-19.1 172 88.3 80.9-93.0
20-24 years 395 152 40.2 34.4-46.4 243 59.8 53.6-65.6
25-34 years 750 539 74.1 70.1-77.8 211 25.9 22.2-29.9
35+ years 187 150 82.9 75.2-88.6 37 17.1 11.4-24.8
Race
White 1049 693 66.8 63.3-70.1 356 33.2 29.9-36.7
Black 401 128 34.8 28.7-41.4 273 65.2 58.6-71.3
Other 75 41 52.7 39.1-65.9 34 47.3 34.1-60.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 154 91 60.8 51.2-69.7 63 39.2 30.3-48.8
No 1371 771 58.8 55.5-62.0 600 41.2 38.0-44.5
Education
< High School 334 83 26.4 21.0-32.6 251 73.6 67.4-79.0
High School 439 181 45.4 39.4-51.5 258 54.6 48.5-60.6
> High School 750 598 82.6 79.1-85.6 152 17.4 14.4-20.9
Marital Status
Married 977 745 76.5 73.1-79.6 232 23.5 20.4-26.9
Other 548 117 22.3 18.1-27.2 431 77.7 72.8-81.9
Income
15,999 or less 451 87 20.3 15.9-25.5 364 79.7 74.5-84.1
16,000-24,999 171 70 43.4 34.3-53.0 101 56.6 47.0-65.7
25,000-39,999 205 123 56.6 47.9-64.8 82 43.4 35.2-52.1
40,000 or more 549 526 96.6 94.2-98.0 23 3.4 2.0- 5.8
WIC recipient
No 822 703 86.4 83.3-89.1 119 13.6 10.9-16.7
Yes 689 148 24.0 20.2-28.3 541 76.0 71.7-79.8
Medicaid recipient
No 753 753 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 772 109 13.7 10.9-17.1 663 86.3 82.9-89.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 680 339 45.9 42.3-49.6 341 54.1 50.4-57.7
2500+ grams 845 523 60.1 56.7-63.4 322 39.9 36.6-43.3

#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.

This page was generated on 20JUL04

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