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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HEALTH INSURANCE

Just before you got pregnant, were you on Medicaid?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1378 1196 86.8 84.6-88.8 182 13.2 11.2-15.4
Age
< 20 years 150 101 69.1 59.9-77.0 49 30.9 23.0-40.1
20-24 years 323 261 79.7 74.0-84.4 62 20.3 15.6-26.0
25-34 years 695 641 91.9 89.2-94.0 54 8.1 6.0-10.8
35+ years 210 193 94.5 90.2-97.0 17 5.5 3.0- 9.8
Race
White 974 890 91.4 89.1-93.3 84 8.6 6.7-10.9
Black 335 243 70.3 64.0-75.9 92 29.7 24.1-36.0
Other 69 63 91.4 79.1-96.8 6 8.6 3.2-20.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 194 181 93.9 89.0-96.7 13 6.1 3.3-11.0
No 1183 1014 85.5 82.9-87.7 169 14.5 12.3-17.1
Education
< High School 271 189 72.4 65.9-78.0 82 27.6 22.0-34.1
High School 377 312 82.1 77.0-86.2 65 17.9 13.8-23.0
> High School 726 692 96.0 94.0-97.3 34 4.0 2.7- 6.0
Marital Status
Married 832 787 94.3 92.1-95.9 45 5.7 4.1- 7.9
Other 546 409 76.1 71.7-80.0 137 23.9 20.0-28.3
Income
14,999 or less 384 270 69.5 63.8-74.7 114 30.5 25.3-36.2
15,000-24,999 176 153 85.9 78.7-90.9 23 14.1 9.1-21.3
25,000-49,999 263 250 95.2 91.2-97.4 13 4.8 2.6- 8.8
50,000 or more 442 437 99.3 97.7-99.8 5 0.7 0.2- 2.3
WIC recipient
No 743 715 97.2 95.6-98.3 28 2.8 1.7- 4.4
Yes 625 472 75.3 71.2-79.1 153 24.7 20.9-28.8
Medicaid recipient
No 639 639 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 739 557 76.0 72.2-79.4 182 24.0 20.6-27.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 453 374 80.9 76.9-84.3 79 19.1 15.7-23.1
2500+ grams 925 822 87.3 84.9-89.4 103 12.7 10.6-15.1

#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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