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2008 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 1325 571 44.5 41.5-47.6 754 55.5 52.4-58.5
Age
18-19 years 101 71 67.0 55.5-76.8 30 33.0 23.2-44.5
20-24 years 323 211 67.3 61.2-72.9 112 32.7 27.1-38.8
25-34 years 695 237 35.8 31.8-40.0 458 64.2 60.0-68.2
35-44 years 206 52 25.0 18.9-32.3 154 75.0 67.7-81.1
Race
White 940 370 40.7 37.2-44.3 570 59.3 55.7-62.8
Black 317 174 57.1 50.6-63.5 143 42.9 36.5-49.4
Other 68 27 45.7 32.6-59.5 41 54.3 40.5-67.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 182 139 78.6 71.3-84.4 43 21.4 15.6-28.7
No 1142 432 38.2 35.0-41.5 710 61.8 58.5-65.0
Education
< High School 227 195 85.6 79.6-90.1 32 14.4 9.9-20.4
High School 372 237 64.4 58.5-69.9 135 35.6 30.1-41.5
> High School 722 137 17.9 14.9-21.2 585 82.1 78.8-85.1
Marital Status
Married 824 209 26.5 23.2-30.2 615 73.5 69.8-76.8
Other 501 362 72.1 67.4-76.4 139 27.9 23.6-32.6
Income
14,999 or less 357 297 82.7 77.6-86.8 60 17.3 13.2-22.4
15,000-24,999 173 109 67.5 59.2-74.8 64 32.5 25.2-40.8
25,000-49,999 258 79 30.9 24.9-37.6 179 69.1 62.4-75.1
50,000 or more 439 21 5.2 3.2- 8.2 418 94.8 91.8-96.8
WIC recipient
No 733 142 18.5 15.5-21.9 591 81.5 78.1-84.5
Yes 582 424 74.7 70.5-78.4 158 25.3 21.6-29.5
Medicaid recipient
No 633 33 5.0 3.4- 7.3 600 95.0 92.7-96.6
Yes 692 538 78.8 75.1-82.1 154 21.2 17.9-24.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 429 216 53.9 49.3-58.5 213 46.1 41.5-50.7
2500+ grams 896 355 43.7 40.4-47.0 541 56.3 53.0-59.6

*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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