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2003 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 1457 801 55.9 52.7-59.1 656 44.1 40.9-47.3
Age
< 20 years 156 24 18.2 11.3-28.0 132 81.8 72.0-88.7
20-24 years 395 128 32.1 26.5-38.2 267 67.9 61.8-73.5
25-34 years 723 507 71.8 67.5-75.7 216 28.2 24.3-32.5
35+ years 183 142 79.1 70.2-85.9 41 20.9 14.1-29.8
Race
White 1000 648 64.3 60.6-67.9 352 35.7 32.1-39.4
Black 394 116 29.7 23.9-36.3 278 70.3 63.7-76.1
Other 63 37 50.2 35.4-65.0 26 49.8 35.0-64.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 91 57.5 47.8-66.6 56 42.5 33.4-52.2
No 1307 708 55.7 52.2-59.1 599 44.3 40.9-47.8
Education
< High School 314 79 30.3 24.1-37.3 235 69.7 62.7-75.9
High School 431 162 35.8 30.2-41.7 269 64.2 58.3-69.8
> High School 711 560 80.4 76.5-83.9 151 19.6 16.1-23.5
Marital Status
Married 921 701 75.2 71.5-78.5 220 24.8 21.5-28.5
Other 536 100 20.3 16.1-25.3 436 79.7 74.7-83.9
Income
15,999 or less 398 61 17.7 13.3-23.2 337 82.3 76.8-86.7
16,000-24,999 192 62 31.8 24.2-40.5 130 68.2 59.5-75.8
25,000-39,999 209 135 65.7 57.1-73.3 74 34.3 26.7-42.9
40,000 or more 503 482 96.3 93.6-97.9 21 3.7 2.1- 6.4
WIC recipient
No 753 648 87.3 83.9-90.0 105 12.7 10.0-16.1
Yes 695 146 21.9 18.2-26.1 549 78.1 73.9-81.8
Medicaid recipient
No 705 705 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 752 96 13.9 11.0-17.5 656 86.1 82.5-89.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 660 320 45.0 41.3-48.7 340 55.0 51.3-58.7
2500+ grams 797 481 56.8 53.3-60.3 316 43.2 39.7-46.7

#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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