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2003 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 1475 615 42.3 39.1-45.6 860 57.7 54.4-60.9
Age
< 20 years 163 115 71.9 61.7-80.3 48 28.1 19.7-38.3
20-24 years 400 253 66.5 60.4-72.1 147 33.5 27.9-39.6
25-34 years 726 201 26.9 23.1-31.2 525 73.1 68.8-76.9
35+ years 186 46 23.4 16.3-32.4 140 76.6 67.6-83.7
Race
White 1008 363 37.3 33.7-41.1 645 62.7 58.9-66.3
Black 403 229 58.8 52.0-65.4 174 41.2 34.6-48.0
Other 64 23 42.6 28.5-58.0 41 57.4 42.0-71.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 151 110 75.6 66.9-82.6 41 24.4 17.4-33.1
No 1321 504 37.5 34.2-40.9 817 62.5 59.1-65.8
Education
< High School 322 255 81.4 75.3-86.2 67 18.6 13.8-24.7
High School 435 223 52.6 46.6-58.6 212 47.4 41.4-53.4
> High School 716 135 17.4 14.1-21.2 581 82.6 78.8-85.9
Marital Status
Married 926 230 26.1 22.7-29.8 696 73.9 70.2-77.3
Other 549 385 71.9 66.7-76.7 164 28.1 23.3-33.3
Income
15,999 or less 403 318 80.6 75.1-85.1 85 19.4 14.9-24.9
16,000-24,999 192 106 55.0 46.1-63.6 86 45.0 36.4-53.9
25,000-39,999 211 55 27.0 20.0-35.4 156 73.0 64.6-80.0
40,000 or more 503 25 4.5 2.7- 7.3 478 95.5 92.7-97.3
WIC recipient
No 762 121 15.7 12.7-19.3 641 84.3 80.7-87.3
Yes 702 487 70.7 66.2-74.8 215 29.3 25.2-33.8
Medicaid recipient
No 707 31 5.0 3.3- 7.5 676 95.0 92.5-96.7
Yes 768 584 77.4 73.4-81.0 184 22.6 19.0-26.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 675 309 49.2 45.5-52.9 366 50.8 47.1-54.5
2500+ grams 800 306 41.7 38.3-45.2 494 58.3 54.8-61.7

#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.

This page was generated on 22MAR05

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