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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HEALTH INSURANCE

Health Insurance Coverage Sources During 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 884 370 40.0 36.4-43.8 368 43.6 39.8-47.6 69 7.3 5.6- 9.5 77 9.1 7.1-11.5
Age
< 25 years 203 27 16.3 10.9-23.8 132 61.5 53.3-69.2 20 9.3 5.7-14.7 24 12.9 8.4-19.3
25-34 years 502 242 46.2 41.2-51.2 185 39.6 34.5-44.8 39 7.1 5.0-10.1 36 7.2 5.0-10.2
35+ years 179 101 54.8 46.2-63.1 51 30.8 23.2-39.6 *** *** *** 17 9.3 5.6-15.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 491 265 53.4 48.4-58.3 175 36.0 31.4-40.9 46 9.3 6.7-12.7 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 151 34 19.1 12.5-28.1 111 76.8 67.3-84.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 155 30 18.7 12.7-26.6 45 25.7 18.9-34.0 12 8.1 4.4-14.4 68 47.5 38.8-56.4
Education
< High School 104 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 195 31 16.0 10.7-23.3 132 68.4 60.1-75.6 14 7.0 3.7-12.9 18 8.6 5.2-14.0
> High School 584 331 53.3 48.6-58.0 187 35.3 30.8-40.1 51 7.9 5.9-10.7 15 3.5 2.0- 5.9
Marital Status
Married 575 331 56.9 52.3-61.3 147 26.6 22.8-30.9 60 10.2 7.7-13.4 37 6.3 4.4- 8.8
Other 309 39 12.4 8.4-17.9 221 71.5 64.9-77.3 *** *** *** 40 13.6 9.7-18.8
Medicaid recipient
No 485 354 71.8 67.0-76.1 *** *** *** 65 12.9 9.9-16.6 66 15.4 12.0-19.5
Yes 399 16 4.5 2.5- 7.9 368 92.5 88.5-95.2 *** *** *** 11 2.0 0.8- 4.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 284 100 28.6 23.9-33.8 143 58.8 53.1-64.3 23 7.5 5.0-11.2 18 5.1 3.2- 8.0
2500+ grams 600 270 41.1 37.1-45.2 225 42.2 38.0-46.5 46 7.3 5.5- 9.7 59 9.4 7.3-12.1

1Phase 7 (2012-2015) 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

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)Did not go for prenatal care
(b)Private health insurance from my job or the job of my husband or partner
(c)Private health insurance from my parents
(d)Private health insurance from the NC Health Insurance Marketplace, www.ncdhhs.gov, or HealthCare.gov
(e)Medicaid, Baby Love, or Health Check
(f)Health Choice
(g)TRICARE or other military health care
(h)Other health insurance
(i)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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