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2007 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 1671 738 46.7 43.6-49.7 933 53.3 50.3-56.4
Age
< 20 years 194 128 62.9 53.8-71.3 66 37.1 28.7-46.2
20-24 years 403 258 67.9 62.0-73.2 145 32.1 26.8-38.0
25-34 years 843 305 38.2 34.1-42.5 538 61.8 57.5-65.9
35+ years 231 47 20.9 14.8-28.5 184 79.1 71.5-85.2
Race
White 1153 455 42.7 39.2-46.3 698 57.3 53.7-60.8
Black 444 255 58.4 52.0-64.6 189 41.6 35.4-48.0
Other 74 28 48.9 35.3-62.8 46 51.1 37.2-64.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 215 169 78.8 71.8-84.5 46 21.2 15.5-28.2
No 1453 568 40.4 37.2-43.7 885 59.6 56.3-62.8
Education
< High School 336 271 77.2 70.9-82.4 65 22.8 17.6-29.1
High School 456 266 60.5 54.7-66.0 190 39.5 34.0-45.3
> High School 873 199 25.0 21.5-28.9 674 75.0 71.1-78.5
Marital Status
Married 1015 278 28.6 25.2-32.2 737 71.4 67.8-74.8
Other 656 460 71.8 67.1-76.1 196 28.2 23.9-32.9
Income
14,999 or less 450 371 85.4 80.8-89.2 79 14.6 10.8-19.2
15,000-24,999 257 164 65.6 57.9-72.6 93 34.4 27.4-42.1
25,000-49,999 305 100 33.8 27.4-40.8 205 66.2 59.2-72.6
50,000 or more 543 25 5.2 3.3- 8.2 518 94.8 91.8-96.7
WIC recipient
No 949 210 22.5 19.2-26.1 739 77.5 73.9-80.8
Yes 705 518 75.5 71.3-79.3 187 24.5 20.7-28.7
Medicaid recipient
No 793 52 7.1 5.1- 9.8 741 92.9 90.2-94.9
Yes 878 686 79.6 76.0-82.7 192 20.4 17.3-24.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 768 356 50.5 47.0-53.9 412 49.5 46.1-53.0
2500+ grams 903 382 46.3 43.0-49.6 521 53.7 50.4-57.0

*Note: Insurance does not include Medicaid

#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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