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2006 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 1310 532 44.0 40.5-47.5 778 56.0 52.5-59.5
Age
18-19 years 96 69 72.8 60.6-82.4 27 27.2 17.6-39.4
20-24 years 298 187 64.3 57.2-70.8 111 35.7 29.2-42.8
25-34 years 695 220 35.9 31.3-40.7 475 64.1 59.3-68.7
35-44 years 221 56 21.1 14.8-29.3 165 78.9 70.7-85.2
Race
White 964 354 40.0 36.1-44.0 610 60.0 56.0-63.9
Black 268 146 57.5 49.4-65.2 122 42.5 34.8-50.6
Other 78 32 43.2 29.6-58.0 46 56.8 42.0-70.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 175 132 80.0 72.4-85.9 43 20.0 14.1-27.6
No 1135 400 37.0 33.4-40.7 735 63.0 59.3-66.6
Education
< High School 181 149 82.8 74.7-88.7 32 17.2 11.3-25.3
High School 403 230 57.9 51.6-63.9 173 42.1 36.1-48.4
> High School 724 152 22.7 19.0-26.8 572 77.3 73.2-81.0
Marital Status
Married 881 240 27.3 23.8-31.1 641 72.7 68.9-76.2
Other 429 292 70.7 64.9-75.9 137 29.3 24.1-35.1
Income
14,999 or less 340 285 82.9 77.0-87.5 55 17.1 12.5-23.0
15,000-24,999 168 100 60.6 50.8-69.6 68 39.4 30.4-49.2
25,000-49,999 257 60 26.2 20.0-33.6 197 73.8 66.4-80.0
50,000 or more 440 23 5.8 3.6- 9.3 417 94.2 90.7-96.4
WIC recipient
No 744 139 22.7 18.8-27.1 605 77.3 72.9-81.2
Yes 550 384 68.8 63.7-73.5 166 31.2 26.5-36.3
Medicaid recipient
No 673 38 6.3 4.3- 9.1 635 93.7 90.9-95.7
Yes 637 494 78.6 74.2-82.4 143 21.4 17.6-25.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 575 253 51.1 46.9-55.3 322 48.9 44.7-53.1
2500+ grams 735 279 43.4 39.6-47.2 456 56.6 52.8-60.4

*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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