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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HEALTH INSURANCE

Insurance Coverage Sources Before Pregnancy

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Private Health Insurance Medicaid Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 713 526 71.4 67.1-75.3 136 20.6 17.1-24.6 51 8.0 5.9-10.8
Age
< 20 years 66 20 28.5 17.5-43.0 35 52.4 37.8-66.5 11 19.1 9.8-33.9
20-24 years 125 65 51.9 41.8-61.8 40 31.3 22.5-41.7 20 16.8 10.7-25.5
25-34 years 387 324 83.6 78.7-87.6 47 12.6 9.0-17.3 16 3.8 2.1- 6.7
35+ years 135 117 84.7 75.7-90.8 14 11.9 6.6-20.4 4 3.4 1.2- 9.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 468 388 81.8 77.1-85.8 49 11.7 8.4-16.0 31 6.5 4.3- 9.7
Non-Hispanic Black 156 82 49.9 40.4-59.4 62 37.9 29.1-47.7 12 12.2 6.9-20.6
Non-Hispanic Other 41 29 63.3 44.6-78.8 8 26.6 13.2-46.4 4 10.1 3.4-26.3
Latina 42 23 50.1 33.4-66.7 15 42.2 26.2-60.1 4 7.7 2.6-20.7
Education
< High School 76 12 19.3 10.5-32.8 55 67.5 53.1-79.3 9 13.2 6.0-26.4
High School 162 90 55.4 46.5-64.0 57 32.5 24.8-41.3 15 12.1 7.3-19.4
> High School 474 423 88.8 85.0-91.7 24 5.9 3.8- 9.1 27 5.3 3.5- 8.1
Marital Status
Married 511 433 84.3 80.2-87.7 40 7.7 5.3-11.0 38 8.0 5.7-11.3
Other 202 93 45.7 37.7-53.8 96 46.4 38.4-54.6 13 7.9 4.3-14.1
WIC recipient
No 465 419 91.5 88.0-94.0 23 3.4 1.9- 5.9 23 5.1 3.3- 8.0
Yes 245 106 42.1 35.2-49.4 113 46.7 39.5-54.1 26 11.1 7.2-16.7
Medicaid recipient
No 449 411 90.8 87.1-93.5 0 0.0 . - . 38 9.2 6.5-12.9
Yes 264 115 43.5 36.7-50.7 136 50.2 43.0-57.3 13 6.3 3.4-11.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 240 161 61.9 55.4-68.0 64 32.2 26.3-38.7 15 5.9 3.6- 9.6
2500+ grams 473 365 72.2 67.6-76.4 72 19.6 15.9-24.0 36 8.2 5.9-11.2

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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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