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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HEALTH INSURANCE

Health insurance sources during the month before pregnancy1

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 907 469 51.1 47.2-54.9 176 19.1 16.2-22.5 76 8.5 6.5-11.0 186 21.3 18.3-24.7
Age
< 25 years 212 66 36.5 28.9-44.8 75 32.2 25.2-40.1 23 10.8 6.8-16.6 48 20.6 15.1-27.5
25-34 years 514 287 53.6 48.5-58.7 79 15.0 11.6-19.2 47 9.3 6.6-13.0 101 22.0 17.9-26.7
35+ years 181 116 64.1 55.5-71.9 22 12.6 7.6-20.2 *** *** *** 37 20.4 14.4-28.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 498 316 63.7 58.9-68.3 69 13.8 10.7-17.6 46 9.5 7.0-13.0 67 12.9 10.0-16.6
Non-Hispanic Black 160 62 37.4 28.4-47.5 58 33.6 24.9-43.6 16 9.4 4.9-17.2 24 19.6 12.6-29.2
Non-Hispanic Other 65 *** *** *** 12 17.1 9.2-29.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 161 39 23.3 16.8-31.4 28 15.2 10.0-22.4 *** *** *** 87 57.0 48.3-65.3
Education
< High School 110 14 13.0 6.6-23.9 33 23.8 15.8-34.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 202 67 34.5 27.1-42.8 66 33.7 26.2-42.1 12 6.3 3.2-12.1 57 25.5 19.0-33.1
> High School 594 387 62.9 58.1-67.4 77 13.4 10.3-17.1 59 9.6 7.1-12.8 71 14.2 11.0-18.0
Marital Status
Married 579 375 64.3 59.8-68.5 56 10.7 8.1-14.0 59 9.9 7.4-13.0 89 15.1 12.2-18.6
Other 328 94 30.5 24.5-37.2 120 32.3 26.3-38.9 17 6.3 3.5-11.1 97 30.9 25.1-37.5
Medicaid recipient
No 502 366 71.3 66.5-75.6 *** *** *** 54 10.5 7.8-13.9 82 18.3 14.7-22.6
Yes 405 103 27.8 22.8-33.5 176 41.2 35.4-47.2 22 6.2 3.7-10.3 104 24.8 20.0-30.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 288 128 38.9 33.5-44.6 78 32.3 26.9-38.2 27 9.2 6.4-13.2 55 19.6 15.3-24.7
2500+ grams 619 341 52.2 48.0-56.3 98 17.9 14.8-21.6 49 8.4 6.3-11.1 131 21.5 18.2-25.1

1Phase 7 (2012-2015) 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

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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