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2014 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HEALTH INSURANCE

Postpartum Health Insurance Coverage Sources*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Private Health Insurance Medicaid, Baby Love, or Health Check Other No Insurance
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 963 450 46.0 42.3-49.7 208 23.7 20.5-27.1 84 9.1 7.2-11.5 221 21.2 18.4-24.4
Age
< 20 years 48 *** *** *** 31 69.0 51.7-82.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 212 59 29.2 22.5-36.9 72 34.5 27.4-42.5 29 13.6 9.0-20.1 52 22.6 16.8-29.7
25-34 years 535 291 53.3 48.2-58.2 88 18.2 14.5-22.7 33 5.9 4.0- 8.7 123 22.6 18.6-27.0
35+ years 168 95 59.0 50.2-67.2 17 10.8 6.2-18.0 17 12.0 7.2-19.4 39 18.2 12.7-25.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 507 316 60.5 55.4-65.3 80 16.8 13.2-21.1 52 11.4 8.5-15.1 59 11.4 8.5-15.0
Non-Hispanic Black 188 65 33.3 25.7-41.9 81 45.9 37.4-54.6 *** *** *** 31 15.5 10.3-22.8
Non-Hispanic Other 59 30 49.2 34.2-64.3 15 28.2 15.9-45.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 188 37 20.9 14.7-28.7 22 12.2 7.7-18.6 *** *** *** 118 61.4 53.0-69.3
Education
< High School 175 19 11.0 6.5-18.1 64 42.4 33.7-51.5 *** *** *** 85 41.7 33.5-50.4
High School 188 56 29.5 22.4-37.7 63 33.6 26.0-42.1 13 10.1 5.8-16.9 56 26.9 20.1-34.9
> High School 599 374 62.3 57.6-66.7 81 14.5 11.4-18.3 64 10.0 7.6-13.2 80 13.2 10.3-16.7
Marital Status
Married 583 358 60.8 56.1-65.3 57 11.1 8.3-14.6 70 12.3 9.5-15.8 98 15.8 12.7-19.6
Other 380 92 23.0 18.2-28.6 151 43.3 37.2-49.5 *** *** *** 123 29.6 24.5-35.3
WIC recipient
No 558 373 66.5 61.7-70.9 53 10.2 7.4-13.9 53 10.8 8.1-14.2 79 12.6 9.8-16.0
Yes 396 70 17.4 13.3-22.3 155 42.6 36.8-48.6 31 7.1 4.5-10.8 140 33.0 27.8-38.7
Medicaid recipient
No 589 380 65.3 60.7-69.6 *** *** *** 72 13.4 10.4-17.1 137 21.3 17.8-25.3
Yes 374 70 18.6 14.4-23.7 208 57.3 51.2-63.2 *** *** *** 84 21.1 16.6-26.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 337 143 41.3 36.0-46.7 82 27.4 22.6-32.7 27 7.3 5.0-10.5 85 24.1 19.8-29.0
2500+ grams 626 307 46.4 42.4-50.4 126 23.3 20.0-27.1 57 9.3 7.2-11.9 136 21.0 17.9-24.4

*Phase 6 (2009-2011) question: Did any of these health insurance plans help you pay for your prenatal care?
(a)Health insurance from your job or the job of your husband, partner, or parents
(b)Health insurance that you or someone else paid for (not from a job)
(c)Medicaid or Baby Love Program
(d)TRICARE or other military health care
(e)NC Health Choice, Health Check, Carolina ACCESS
(f)Other sources
(g)No insurance
*Phase 7 (2012-2014) question asking about after pregnancy health insurance is as follows: What kind of health insurance do you have now?
(a)Private health insurance from my job or the job of my husband, partner or parents
(b)Private health insurance purchased directly from an insurance company
(c)Medicaid, Baby Love, or Health Check
(d)NC Health Choice
(e)TRICARE or other military health care
(f)Some other kind of health insurance
(g)No insurance

The overall weighted response rate in 2014 was 55%. It fell short of the 60% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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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