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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HEALTH INSURANCE

Postpartum Health Insurance Coverage Sources1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
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 906 415 43.9 40.2-47.7 262 29.9 26.4-33.8 66 6.7 5.2- 8.8 163 19.4 16.6-22.6
Age
< 25 years 213 43 23.5 17.2-31.2 113 49.7 41.7-57.7 16 7.6 4.4-12.6 41 19.3 13.9-26.2
25-34 years 511 265 49.6 44.5-54.6 124 25.6 21.1-30.7 39 6.7 4.7- 9.5 83 18.1 14.5-22.4
35+ years 182 107 56.5 47.9-64.7 25 14.5 8.9-22.7 11 5.6 2.9-10.5 39 23.4 17.0-31.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 498 294 58.1 53.2-62.9 103 20.3 16.5-24.6 47 9.8 7.2-13.1 54 11.8 9.0-15.4
Non-Hispanic Black 162 40 22.9 15.7-32.1 97 61.5 51.5-70.6 *** *** *** 17 13.9 8.2-22.7
Non-Hispanic Other 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 157 33 20.2 14.1-28.1 36 19.5 13.5-27.4 *** *** *** 84 57.3 48.5-65.7
Education
< High School 109 11 6.5 3.1-13.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 201 50 24.7 18.2-32.5 96 49.4 41.1-57.7 11 6.0 3.2-11.0 44 20.0 14.5-26.9
> High School 595 353 56.4 51.6-61.0 118 21.4 17.6-25.8 54 7.9 5.9-10.6 70 14.3 11.2-18.2
Marital Status
Married 579 357 60.3 55.8-64.7 70 12.6 9.8-16.1 60 10.1 7.7-13.2 92 16.9 13.8-20.6
Other 327 58 18.1 13.4-24.1 192 57.1 50.2-63.7 *** *** *** 71 23.3 18.1-29.5
Medicaid recipient
No 498 358 69.5 64.7-73.9 *** *** *** 57 11.1 8.3-14.6 83 19.4 15.7-23.8
Yes 408 57 14.8 11.1-19.4 262 64.0 58.2-69.4 *** *** *** 80 19.4 15.3-24.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 291 115 33.1 28.1-38.5 118 47.1 41.3-53.0 21 6.6 4.3-10.0 37 13.2 9.7-17.7
2500+ grams 615 300 44.9 40.8-49.0 144 28.3 24.5-32.5 45 6.8 5.1- 9.0 126 20.0 16.9-23.5

1Phase 7 (2012-2015) question: 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

Phase 8 (2016-2020) 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 or partner
(b)Private health insurance from my parents
(c)Private health insurance from the NC Health Insurance Marketplace, www.ncdhhs.gov, or HealthCare.gov
(d)Medicaid, Baby Love, or Health Check
(e)Health Choice
(f)TRICARE or other military health care
(g)Other health insurance
(h)No insurance

2Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards.
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.
The overall weighted response rate in 2018 was 53%.

This page was generated on 10OCT19

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