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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HEALTH INSURANCE

How was your prenatal care paid for? HEALTH INSURANCE OR HMO

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1337 615 50.4 47.0-53.8 722 49.6 46.2-53.0
Age
< 20 years 134 111 86.0 77.2-91.7 23 14.0 8.3-22.8
20-24 years 296 200 70.1 63.4-76.1 96 29.9 23.9-36.6
25-34 years 689 246 40.4 35.7-45.2 443 59.6 54.8-64.3
35+ years 218 58 21.3 15.0-29.3 160 78.7 70.7-85.0
Race
White 978 387 43.6 39.7-47.6 591 56.4 52.4-60.3
Black 285 193 71.2 63.8-77.6 92 28.8 22.4-36.2
Other 74 35 48.5 34.2-63.1 39 51.5 36.9-65.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 178 141 84.2 77.5-89.2 37 15.8 10.8-22.5
No 1159 474 43.6 39.9-47.3 685 56.4 52.7-60.1
Education
< High School 212 187 90.8 85.3-94.4 25 9.2 5.6-14.7
High School 399 251 64.0 57.8-69.8 148 36.0 30.2-42.2
> High School 724 176 25.8 21.9-30.1 548 74.2 69.9-78.1
Marital Status
Married 881 257 29.3 25.7-33.2 624 70.7 66.8-74.3
Other 456 358 81.6 76.7-85.6 98 18.4 14.4-23.3
Income
14,999 or less 347 321 91.9 87.3-94.9 26 8.1 5.1-12.7
15,000-24,999 174 116 65.6 56.1-74.0 58 34.4 26.0-43.9
25,000-49,999 259 71 31.9 25.2-39.6 188 68.1 60.4-74.8
50,000 or more 442 27 6.4 4.0-10.0 415 93.6 90.0-96.0
WIC recipient
No 747 148 23.2 19.3-27.7 599 76.8 72.3-80.7
Yes 577 455 79.4 74.9-83.2 122 20.6 16.8-25.1
Medicaid recipient
No 675 37 6.3 4.3- 9.3 638 93.7 90.7-95.7
Yes 662 578 88.7 85.3-91.5 84 11.3 8.5-14.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 590 293 58.3 54.2-62.2 297 41.7 37.8-45.8
2500+ grams 747 322 49.7 46.0-53.4 425 50.3 46.6-54.0

~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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