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2003 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 1462 1049 69.5 66.5-72.4 413 30.5 27.6-33.5
Age
< 20 years 157 140 87.5 78.5-93.0 17 12.5 7.0-21.5
20-24 years 398 314 75.5 69.7-80.5 84 24.5 19.5-30.3
25-34 years 724 482 65.7 61.4-69.8 242 34.3 30.2-38.6
35+ years 183 113 54.5 45.2-63.5 70 45.5 36.5-54.8
Race
White 1004 664 64.6 60.9-68.1 340 35.4 31.9-39.1
Black 395 335 83.6 78.0-88.1 60 16.4 11.9-22.0
Other 63 50 79.0 64.2-88.8 13 21.0 11.2-35.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 151 78 55.2 45.7-64.3 73 44.8 35.7-54.3
No 1308 970 71.7 68.5-74.7 338 28.3 25.3-31.5
Education
< High School 318 246 74.4 67.7-80.2 72 25.6 19.8-32.3
High School 431 348 77.4 71.9-82.1 83 22.6 17.9-28.1
> High School 712 455 62.2 57.8-66.5 257 37.8 33.5-42.2
Marital Status
Married 923 598 62.8 58.9-66.5 325 37.2 33.5-41.1
Other 539 451 81.8 77.0-85.8 88 18.2 14.2-23.0
Income
15,999 or less 398 355 86.1 80.9-90.0 43 13.9 10.0-19.1
16,000-24,999 192 148 73.5 65.0-80.6 44 26.5 19.4-35.0
25,000-39,999 210 147 66.6 58.1-74.0 63 33.4 26.0-41.9
40,000 or more 503 304 59.2 54.0-64.3 199 40.8 35.7-46.0
WIC recipient
No 755 451 57.7 53.3-61.9 304 42.3 38.1-46.7
Yes 698 591 82.1 78.0-85.5 107 17.9 14.5-22.0
Medicaid recipient
No 705 421 59.0 54.5-63.3 284 41.0 36.7-45.5
Yes 757 628 79.4 75.4-82.9 129 20.6 17.1-24.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 662 507 77.6 74.4-80.5 155 22.4 19.5-25.6
2500+ grams 800 542 68.8 65.5-71.9 258 31.2 28.1-34.5

#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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