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2004 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 1561 841 54.1 51.0-57.2 720 45.9 42.8-49.0
Age
< 20 years 164 23 15.0 9.0-24.0 141 85.0 76.0-91.0
20-24 years 404 127 32.4 27.0-38.3 277 67.6 61.7-73.0
25-34 years 799 544 68.7 64.5-72.6 255 31.3 27.4-35.5
35+ years 194 147 78.8 70.4-85.3 47 21.2 14.7-29.6
Race
White 1080 675 61.6 57.9-65.1 405 38.4 34.9-42.1
Black 417 125 28.0 22.6-34.1 292 72.0 65.9-77.4
Other 64 41 61.6 46.4-74.8 23 38.4 25.2-53.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 177 107 58.6 49.8-66.9 70 41.4 33.1-50.2
No 1384 734 53.3 50.0-56.6 650 46.7 43.4-50.0
Education
< High School 314 81 29.2 23.2-36.0 233 70.8 64.0-76.8
High School 448 174 38.9 33.3-44.8 274 61.1 55.2-66.7
> High School 796 586 75.5 71.7-79.0 210 24.5 21.0-28.3
Marital Status
Married 961 707 72.7 69.1-76.0 254 27.3 24.0-30.9
Other 600 134 25.4 21.1-30.3 466 74.6 69.7-78.9
Income
14,999 or less 461 93 22.7 18.0-28.2 368 77.3 71.8-82.0
15,000-24,999 240 84 33.9 26.8-41.8 156 66.1 58.2-73.2
25,000-49,999 318 206 66.4 59.8-72.4 112 33.6 27.6-40.2
50,000 or more 420 408 96.3 92.9-98.1 12 3.7 1.9- 7.1
WIC recipient
No 786 667 84.7 81.1-87.7 119 15.3 12.3-18.9
Yes 762 163 23.5 19.8-27.6 599 76.5 72.4-80.2
Medicaid recipient
No 718 718 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 843 123 17.2 14.0-20.8 720 82.8 79.2-86.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 698 338 44.5 40.9-48.1 360 55.5 51.9-59.1
2500+ grams 863 503 55.0 51.6-58.3 360 45.0 41.7-48.4

#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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