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2008 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 1378 605 45.2 42.2-48.2 773 54.8 51.8-57.8
Age
< 20 years 150 104 66.5 57.1-74.8 46 33.5 25.2-42.9
20-24 years 323 211 67.3 61.2-72.9 112 32.7 27.1-38.8
25-34 years 695 237 35.8 31.8-40.0 458 64.2 60.0-68.2
35+ years 210 53 24.8 18.8-32.0 157 75.2 68.0-81.2
Race
White 974 391 41.6 38.1-45.1 583 58.4 54.9-61.9
Black 335 187 57.5 51.0-63.6 148 42.5 36.4-49.0
Other 69 27 45.5 32.5-59.2 42 54.5 40.8-67.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 194 148 78.9 71.8-84.5 46 21.1 15.5-28.2
No 1183 457 38.8 35.7-42.1 726 61.2 57.9-64.3
Education
< High School 271 227 83.5 77.8-88.0 44 16.5 12.0-22.2
High School 377 238 63.7 57.8-69.2 139 36.3 30.8-42.2
> High School 726 138 17.8 14.9-21.2 588 82.2 78.8-85.1
Marital Status
Married 832 212 26.7 23.3-30.3 620 73.3 69.7-76.7
Other 546 393 71.6 67.0-75.7 153 28.4 24.3-33.0
Income
14,999 or less 384 316 81.5 76.5-85.7 68 18.5 14.3-23.5
15,000-24,999 176 111 67.5 59.4-74.8 65 32.5 25.2-40.6
25,000-49,999 263 82 31.2 25.2-37.8 181 68.8 62.2-74.8
50,000 or more 442 21 5.2 3.2- 8.2 421 94.8 91.8-96.8
WIC recipient
No 743 145 18.8 15.7-22.2 598 81.2 77.8-84.3
Yes 625 455 74.1 70.0-77.8 170 25.9 22.2-30.0
Medicaid recipient
No 639 34 5.2 3.5- 7.6 605 94.8 92.4-96.5
Yes 739 571 78.0 74.4-81.3 168 22.0 18.7-25.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 453 233 55.0 50.5-59.5 220 45.0 40.5-49.5
2500+ grams 925 372 44.3 41.1-47.6 553 55.7 52.4-58.9

*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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

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