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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 693 47.7 44.3-51.1 657 52.3 48.9-55.7
Age
< 20 years 133 16 11.8 6.4-20.8 117 88.2 79.2-93.6
20-24 years 297 82 26.8 21.1-33.3 215 73.2 66.7-78.9
25-34 years 697 435 58.2 53.4-62.8 262 41.8 37.2-46.6
35+ years 223 160 75.7 67.2-82.5 63 24.3 17.5-32.8
Race
White 986 572 54.9 50.9-58.8 414 45.1 41.2-49.1
Black 286 77 23.9 18.0-31.0 209 76.1 69.0-82.0
Other 78 44 56.2 41.4-69.9 34 43.8 30.1-58.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 183 38 19.6 13.6-27.4 145 80.4 72.6-86.4
No 1167 655 53.3 49.6-57.0 512 46.7 43.0-50.4
Education
< High School 219 27 12.0 7.5-18.5 192 88.0 81.5-92.5
High School 404 123 29.6 24.3-35.5 281 70.4 64.5-75.7
> High School 725 542 73.3 69.0-77.2 183 26.7 22.8-31.0
Marital Status
Married 887 626 71.2 67.4-74.8 261 28.8 25.2-32.6
Other 463 67 13.2 9.7-17.6 396 86.8 82.4-90.3
Income
14,999 or less 357 24 7.3 4.6-11.6 333 92.7 88.4-95.4
15,000-24,999 177 43 24.6 17.4-33.6 134 75.4 66.4-82.6
25,000-49,999 261 169 63.4 55.7-70.4 92 36.6 29.6-44.3
50,000 or more 443 422 95.0 91.5-97.1 21 5.0 2.9- 8.5
WIC recipient
No 756 600 76.1 71.6-80.0 156 23.9 20.0-28.4
Yes 581 86 15.6 12.3-19.7 495 84.4 80.3-87.7
Medicaid recipient
No 679 679 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 671 14 2.3 1.2- 4.3 657 97.7 95.7-98.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 598 274 36.7 33.0-40.5 324 63.3 59.5-67.0
2500+ grams 752 419 48.6 45.0-52.3 333 51.4 47.7-55.0

~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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