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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HEALTH INSURANCE

Did you have Medicaid to cover your prenatal care expenses?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1167 673 54.6 51.2-58.0 494 45.4 42.0-48.8
Age
< 20 years 121 27 21.4 14.0-31.3 94 78.6 68.7-86.0
20-24 years 268 97 36.1 29.7-43.0 171 63.9 57.0-70.3
25-34 years 598 407 65.3 60.6-69.7 191 34.7 30.3-39.4
35+ years 180 142 77.0 68.6-83.7 38 23.0 16.3-31.4
Race
White 843 561 64.1 60.3-67.8 282 35.9 32.2-39.7
Black 270 80 24.9 19.2-31.5 190 75.1 68.5-80.8
Other 54 32 57.4 41.4-71.9 22 42.6 28.1-58.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 150 95 63.2 54.1-71.4 55 36.8 28.6-45.9
No 1017 578 53.0 49.4-56.6 439 47.0 43.4-50.6
Education
< High School 200 70 34.4 27.0-42.7 130 65.6 57.3-73.0
High School 322 110 34.8 29.1-41.0 212 65.2 59.0-70.9
> High School 641 491 74.3 70.0-78.2 150 25.7 21.8-30.0
Marital Status
Married 715 561 76.7 72.8-80.2 154 23.3 19.8-27.2
Other 452 112 24.8 20.3-29.8 340 75.2 70.2-79.7
Income
14,999 or less 215 46 21.8 15.8-29.3 169 78.2 70.7-84.2
15,000-24,999 273 78 28.5 22.8-35.0 195 71.5 65.0-77.2
25,000-49,999 236 145 57.2 49.6-64.5 91 42.8 35.5-50.4
50,000 or more 379 370 97.8 95.1-99.1 9 2.2 0.9- 4.9
WIC recipient
No 620 541 86.3 82.6-89.3 79 13.7 10.7-17.4
Yes 544 130 23.2 19.3-27.7 414 76.8 72.3-80.7
Medicaid recipient
No 579 573 99.0 97.2-99.6 6 1.0 0.4- 2.8
Yes 588 100 16.6 13.4-20.5 488 83.4 79.5-86.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 401 204 46.6 41.8-51.4 197 53.4 48.6-58.2
2500+ grams 766 469 55.3 51.7-58.9 297 44.7 41.1-48.3

*Prenatal care paid from source other than Medicaid, personal income, health insurance or HMO.

~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.

This page was generated on 28JUL11

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