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2003 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 1472 1234 85.8 83.4-87.9 238 14.2 12.1-16.6
Age
< 20 years 163 99 68.5 58.2-77.3 64 31.5 22.7-41.8
20-24 years 398 303 77.5 71.9-82.2 95 22.5 17.8-28.1
25-34 years 725 660 92.2 89.4-94.3 65 7.8 5.7-10.6
35+ years 186 172 94.5 88.4-97.5 14 5.5 2.5-11.6
Race
White 1005 910 91.8 89.4-93.7 95 8.2 6.3-10.6
Black 404 267 66.4 59.7-72.5 137 33.6 27.5-40.3
Other 63 57 86.2 71.2-94.0 6 13.8 6.0-28.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 149 139 93.6 87.1-97.0 10 6.4 3.0-12.9
No 1320 1092 84.7 82.0-87.0 228 15.3 13.0-18.0
Education
< High School 321 208 71.4 64.8-77.3 113 28.6 22.7-35.2
High School 433 348 83.1 78.1-87.1 85 16.9 12.9-21.9
> High School 716 677 94.3 91.7-96.1 39 5.7 3.9- 8.3
Marital Status
Married 924 864 93.8 91.6-95.5 60 6.2 4.5- 8.4
Other 548 370 71.3 66.0-76.0 178 28.7 24.0-34.0
Income
15,999 or less 403 253 66.1 59.8-71.8 150 33.9 28.2-40.2
16,000-24,999 191 164 86.0 78.8-91.1 27 14.0 8.9-21.2
25,000-39,999 211 198 95.5 90.1-98.0 13 4.5 2.0- 9.9
40,000 or more 501 493 98.5 96.3-99.4 8 1.5 0.6- 3.7
WIC recipient
No 759 723 95.4 93.1-97.0 36 4.6 3.0- 6.9
Yes 702 502 75.3 71.0-79.2 200 24.7 20.8-29.0
Medicaid recipient
No 705 705 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 767 529 72.5 68.2-76.4 238 27.5 23.6-31.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 672 534 77.7 74.3-80.7 138 22.3 19.3-25.7
2500+ grams 800 700 86.5 83.9-88.8 100 13.5 11.2-16.1

#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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