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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HEALTH INSURANCE

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Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1350 1059 79.8 77.0-82.2 291 20.2 17.8-23.0
Age
< 20 years 133 126 95.1 88.0-98.1 7 4.9 1.9-12.0
20-24 years 297 275 94.6 90.4-97.0 22 5.4 3.0- 9.6
25-34 years 697 503 73.1 68.9-76.9 194 26.9 23.1-31.1
35+ years 223 155 65.8 57.3-73.3 68 34.2 26.7-42.7
Race
White 986 731 75.2 71.8-78.3 255 24.8 21.7-28.2
Black 286 261 91.1 85.7-94.6 25 8.9 5.4-14.3
Other 78 67 91.2 80.9-96.2 11 8.8 3.8-19.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 183 169 92.5 86.3-96.0 14 7.5 4.0-13.7
No 1167 890 77.2 74.1-80.0 277 22.8 20.0-25.9
Education
< High School 219 205 93.2 87.6-96.4 14 6.8 3.6-12.4
High School 404 362 89.7 85.3-92.8 42 10.3 7.2-14.7
> High School 725 490 68.1 63.8-72.1 235 31.9 27.9-36.2
Marital Status
Married 887 623 69.9 66.1-73.5 264 30.1 26.5-33.9
Other 463 436 94.1 90.7-96.3 27 5.9 3.7- 9.3
Income
14,999 or less 357 347 95.8 91.9-97.9 10 4.2 2.1- 8.1
15,000-24,999 177 163 92.1 85.0-96.0 14 7.9 4.0-15.0
25,000-49,999 261 182 73.7 66.7-79.7 79 26.3 20.3-33.3
50,000 or more 443 272 59.6 54.0-65.0 171 40.4 35.0-46.0
WIC recipient
No 756 496 67.0 62.7-70.9 260 33.0 29.1-37.3
Yes 581 552 93.9 90.7-96.1 29 6.1 3.9- 9.3
Medicaid recipient
No 679 412 61.0 56.5-65.4 267 39.0 34.6-43.5
Yes 671 647 96.0 93.5-97.6 24 4.0 2.4- 6.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 598 484 84.6 81.7-87.2 114 15.4 12.8-18.3
2500+ grams 752 575 79.3 76.3-82.0 177 20.7 18.0-23.7

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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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