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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

Preconception Health Indicators Women 18-44

Just before you got pregnant, did you have health insurance?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1521 674 46.8 43.6-49.9 847 53.2 50.1-56.4
Age
18-19 years 117 87 82.5 72.4-89.4 30 17.5 10.6-27.6
20-24 years 408 262 65.7 59.7-71.1 146 34.3 28.9-40.3
25-34 years 804 275 35.7 31.7-40.0 529 64.3 60.0-68.3
35-44 years 192 50 24.6 17.5-33.3 142 75.4 66.7-82.5
Race
White 1055 424 43.4 39.8-47.1 631 56.6 52.9-60.2
Black 401 223 59.0 52.3-65.4 178 41.0 34.6-47.7
Other 65 27 42.9 29.2-57.7 38 57.1 42.3-70.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 175 135 81.8 74.2-87.5 40 18.2 12.5-25.8
No 1346 539 40.5 37.2-43.8 807 59.5 56.2-62.8
Education
< High School 275 235 87.4 81.8-91.4 40 12.6 8.6-18.2
High School 447 237 56.1 50.1-61.8 210 43.9 38.2-49.9
> High School 796 200 23.5 20.1-27.3 596 76.5 72.7-79.9
Marital Status
Married 957 248 27.0 23.7-30.6 709 73.0 69.4-76.3
Other 564 426 78.9 74.3-82.9 138 21.1 17.1-25.7
Income
14,999 or less 446 361 84.0 79.3-87.8 85 16.0 12.2-20.7
15,000-24,999 235 134 62.5 54.5-69.9 101 37.5 30.1-45.5
25,000-49,999 314 84 24.3 19.0-30.5 230 75.7 69.5-81.0
50,000 or more 414 19 5.3 3.2- 8.8 395 94.7 91.2-96.8
WIC recipient
No 784 157 20.3 17.0-24.2 627 79.7 75.8-83.0
Yes 726 512 74.2 70.0-77.9 214 25.8 22.1-30.0
Medicaid recipient
No 715 48 6.7 4.8- 9.4 667 93.3 90.6-95.2
Yes 806 626 80.2 76.6-83.4 180 19.8 16.6-23.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 673 315 50.8 47.1-54.5 358 49.2 45.5-52.9
2500+ grams 848 359 46.4 43.0-49.8 489 53.6 50.2-57.0

*Note: Insurance does not include Medicaid

#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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