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2014 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HEALTH INSURANCE

Health Insurance Coverage Sources Before Pregnancy*

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 952 481 48.9 45.2-52.6 129 15.4 12.7-18.5 80 8.6 6.7-10.9 262 27.1 23.9-30.6
Age
< 20 years 46 *** *** *** 24 54.5 37.1-70.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 212 69 31.4 24.5-39.2 45 23.0 16.9-30.6 24 11.2 7.2-17.0 74 34.4 27.4-42.3
25-34 years 530 308 56.1 51.1-61.1 50 11.3 8.3-15.2 35 6.7 4.6- 9.6 137 25.8 21.6-30.5
35+ years 164 96 61.7 52.9-69.8 *** *** *** 17 11.3 6.6-18.7 41 22.0 15.8-29.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 500 330 64.0 59.0-68.7 48 10.8 7.9-14.5 48 10.2 7.5-13.6 74 15.1 11.7-19.2
Non-Hispanic Black 192 77 36.1 28.3-44.6 55 31.9 24.3-40.6 *** *** *** 47 25.3 18.5-33.6
Non-Hispanic Other 58 31 51.8 36.5-66.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 182 40 20.5 14.5-28.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 122 69.3 60.9-76.6
Education
< High School 170 20 10.8 6.3-17.9 42 26.7 19.1-35.9 *** *** *** 103 60.0 50.8-68.7
High School 191 69 33.9 26.5-42.1 42 23.8 17.2-31.8 *** *** *** 70 36.0 28.4-44.4
> High School 590 391 65.5 60.8-69.8 45 8.9 6.5-12.2 65 11.2 8.6-14.6 89 14.4 11.4-18.1
Marital Status
Married 576 365 61.9 57.2-66.4 33 7.3 5.0-10.5 66 11.7 8.9-15.1 112 19.1 15.7-23.1
Other 376 116 28.7 23.4-34.5 96 27.8 22.5-33.9 *** *** *** 150 39.6 33.8-45.8
WIC recipient
No 548 378 67.9 63.1-72.3 26 5.0 3.1- 7.8 50 9.9 7.4-13.3 94 17.3 13.8-21.3
Yes 390 96 23.3 18.7-28.6 101 29.9 24.6-35.8 29 6.8 4.4-10.5 164 40.0 34.4-45.9
Medicaid recipient
No 577 385 65.9 61.3-70.2 *** *** *** 68 12.8 9.9-16.4 124 21.3 17.7-25.4
Yes 375 96 25.2 20.4-30.7 129 36.7 31.0-42.8 *** *** *** 138 35.3 29.7-41.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 329 161 48.1 42.6-53.6 48 16.6 12.7-21.3 26 7.1 4.8-10.3 94 28.2 23.5-33.5
2500+ grams 623 320 48.9 44.9-53.0 81 15.3 12.4-18.6 54 8.7 6.7-11.3 168 27.1 23.6-30.8

*Phase 6 (2009-2011) question: During the month before you got pregnant with your new baby, were you covered by any of these health insurance plans?
(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: During the month before you got pregnant with your new baby, what kind of health insurance did you have?
(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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