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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HEALTH INSURANCE

Pre pregnancy health insurance coverage

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
1 source 2 or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 854 776 90.0 87.2-92.2 78 10.0 7.8-12.8
Age
< 20 years 87 74 82.7 70.6-90.5 13 17.3 9.5-29.4
20-24 years 156 137 85.0 76.8-90.7 19 15.0 9.3-23.2
25-34 years 458 419 91.5 87.9-94.1 39 8.5 5.9-12.1
35+ years 153 146 96.0 90.6-98.3 7 4.0 1.7- 9.4
Race
White 610 563 92.3 89.5-94.4 47 7.7 5.6-10.5
Black 202 176 84.7 77.1-90.0 26 15.3 10.0-22.9
Other 42 37 83.9 66.5-93.2 5 16.1 6.8-33.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 48 44 90.3 74.6-96.7 4 9.7 3.3-25.4
No 806 732 89.9 87.1-92.2 74 10.1 7.8-12.9
Education
< High School 95 81 84.8 73.2-91.9 14 15.2 8.1-26.8
High School 197 169 83.5 76.2-88.8 28 16.5 11.2-23.8
> High School 559 523 93.7 91.0-95.6 36 6.3 4.4- 9.0
Marital Status
Married 598 553 92.3 89.4-94.5 45 7.7 5.5-10.6
Other 256 223 85.2 79.0-89.8 33 14.8 10.2-21.0
Income
14,999 or less 119 99 82.3 72.3-89.2 20 17.7 10.8-27.7
15,000-24,999 132 119 87.9 79.6-93.1 13 12.1 6.9-20.4
25,000-49,999 194 169 87.2 80.5-91.8 25 12.8 8.2-19.5
50,000 or more 368 352 95.9 92.9-97.7 16 4.1 2.3- 7.1
WIC recipient
No 543 510 94.1 91.4-96.0 33 5.9 4.0- 8.6
Yes 311 266 83.3 77.5-87.8 45 16.7 12.2-22.5
Medicaid recipient
No 540 501 92.9 90.0-95.1 39 7.1 4.9-10.0
Yes 314 275 85.5 80.1-89.7 39 14.5 10.3-19.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 290 263 90.4 86.4-93.3 27 9.6 6.7-13.6
2500+ grams 564 513 89.9 86.9-92.3 51 10.1 7.7-13.1

*Note: Insurance does not include Medicaid

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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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