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2014 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HEALTH INSURANCE

Health Insurance Coverage Sources During 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 932 431 44.5 40.9-48.3 290 33.6 30.0-37.4 88 9.6 7.6-12.1 123 12.3 10.1-14.9
Age
< 20 years 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 205 48 22.9 16.8-30.4 101 51.6 43.6-59.6 30 13.8 9.2-20.2 26 11.8 7.6-17.8
25-34 years 518 281 52.7 47.6-57.8 123 26.1 21.7-31.1 41 7.6 5.4-10.7 73 13.5 10.4-17.3
35+ years 161 96 61.2 52.3-69.5 30 17.3 11.6-25.0 15 10.9 6.3-18.4 20 10.5 6.4-16.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 490 293 57.1 52.0-62.1 131 28.6 24.1-33.6 57 12.1 9.2-15.8 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 183 65 31.8 24.4-40.3 95 55.9 47.2-64.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 56 29 50.4 34.9-65.7 15 30.2 17.4-47.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 182 42 23.6 17.1-31.7 35 19.7 13.7-27.4 *** *** *** 95 53.0 44.4-61.4
Education
< High School 173 21 11.4 6.8-18.6 73 45.4 36.6-54.5 *** *** *** 73 40.0 31.8-48.8
High School 180 51 25.7 19.1-33.7 86 50.9 42.3-59.5 14 9.2 5.1-16.0 29 14.2 9.2-21.2
> High School 578 358 60.9 56.2-65.5 131 23.9 20.0-28.3 68 11.6 8.9-15.0 21 3.5 2.1- 5.8
Marital Status
Married 562 344 60.2 55.4-64.8 95 18.6 15.0-22.8 69 12.6 9.8-16.2 54 8.5 6.3-11.5
Other 370 87 20.4 15.9-25.8 195 56.6 50.4-62.6 19 4.9 2.9- 8.4 69 18.0 13.9-23.0
WIC recipient
No 527 364 67.2 62.3-71.7 63 13.3 10.1-17.3 54 11.0 8.2-14.5 46 8.5 6.1-11.8
Yes 392 60 14.9 11.2-19.5 224 60.2 54.3-65.8 33 7.9 5.2-11.7 75 17.1 13.2-21.7
Medicaid recipient
No 561 375 67.2 62.5-71.5 *** *** *** 77 14.6 11.5-18.5 109 18.2 14.8-22.1
Yes 371 56 13.6 10.0-18.1 290 79.6 74.3-84.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 322 139 41.9 36.5-47.5 112 37.6 32.3-43.2 29 8.4 5.8-11.9 42 12.2 9.0-16.2
2500+ grams 610 292 44.8 40.8-48.8 178 33.3 29.4-37.3 59 9.7 7.5-12.4 81 12.3 9.9-15.1

*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: During your most recent pregnancy, what kind of health insurance did you have to pay for your prenatal care?
(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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