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2005 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 1027 462 46.5 42.7-50.4 565 53.5 49.6-57.3
Age
< 20 years 100 67 71.5 59.1-81.4 33 28.5 18.6-40.9
20-24 years 255 173 70.7 63.2-77.3 82 29.3 22.7-36.8
25-34 years 516 183 35.3 30.3-40.6 333 64.7 59.4-69.7
35+ years 156 39 25.2 17.3-35.1 117 74.8 64.9-82.7
Race
White 736 296 42.3 37.9-46.7 440 57.7 53.3-62.1
Black 251 143 58.3 49.6-66.5 108 41.7 33.5-50.4
Other 40 23 67.1 47.2-82.3 17 32.9 17.7-52.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 103 78.3 69.1-85.4 30 21.7 14.6-30.9
No 894 359 40.2 36.1-44.3 535 59.8 55.7-63.9
Education
< High School 206 167 84.2 77.2-89.4 39 15.8 10.6-22.8
High School 292 180 62.6 55.1-69.6 112 37.4 30.4-44.9
> High School 527 115 21.3 17.2-26.0 412 78.7 74.0-82.8
Marital Status
Married 650 199 31.7 27.4-36.3 451 68.3 63.7-72.6
Other 377 263 72.0 65.6-77.7 114 28.0 22.3-34.4
Income
14,999 or less 297 237 82.8 76.5-87.6 60 17.2 12.4-23.5
15,000-24,999 156 96 66.1 55.9-75.1 60 33.9 24.9-44.1
25,000-49,999 179 43 24.4 17.6-32.8 136 75.6 67.2-82.4
50,000 or more 295 20 5.0 2.8- 9.0 275 95.0 91.0-97.2
WIC recipient
No 555 129 23.5 19.3-28.2 426 76.5 71.8-80.7
Yes 455 327 75.4 70.0-80.2 128 24.6 19.8-30.0
Medicaid recipient
No 475 26 5.8 3.6- 9.1 449 94.2 90.9-96.4
Yes 552 436 81.7 77.2-85.5 116 18.3 14.5-22.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 465 225 51.9 47.4-56.3 240 48.1 43.7-52.6
2500+ grams 562 237 46.0 41.9-50.2 325 54.0 49.8-58.1

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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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