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North Carolina Health Statistics Pocket Guide - 2003

Table 7 - Demographic, Economic and Health Resources Data

County 2002 - Percent of Births to: Medicaid (State Fiscal Year 2002-2003)
Medicaid Mothers6 Health Department Mothers7 WIC Mothers8 Percent of Total Population Enrolled Per Capita Expenditure Expenditure per Medicaid Enrollee
North Carolina 41.6 19.9 39.1 17.4 $757 $4,354
Alamance 48.7 24.7 40.1 15.0 $688 $4,587
Alexander 48.1 17.5 47.1 16.2 $699 $4,317
Alleghany 64.0 18.0 55.0 18.7 $1,063 $5,685
Anson 57.0 25.5 59.5 26.7 $1,384 $5,178
Ashe 59.8 14.2 55.7 19.6 $1,132 $5,775
Avery 49.1 10.6 41.6 17.4 $1,024 $5,889
Beaufort 59.9 46.9 56.1 23.6 $1,241 $5,258
Bertie 67.1 24.3 68.2 33.0 $1,659 $5,024
Bladen 60.1 39.9 56.5 30.6 $1,497 $4,887
Brunswick 55.7 24.8 49.2 19.6 $832 $4,234
Buncombe 51.1 35.3 41.2 16.6 $818 $4,927
Burke 47.9 35.1 42.5 18.0 $890 $4,943
Cabarrus 40.0 20.4 34.9 14.3 $614 $4,301
Caldwell 48.4 38.6 47.6 18.0 $847 $4,708
Camden 30.6 16.7 29.2 13.6 $696 $5,104
Carteret 49.0 6.6 41.8 15.1 $753 $4,973
Caswell 38.2 16.9 34.8 19.6 $925 $4,730
Catawba 46.8 37.5 36.9 15.8 $631 $3,991
Chatham 27.7 13.4 34.6 12.9 $621 $4,821
Cherokee 56.7 7.8 55.6 22.4 $1,221 $5,438
Chowan 58.8 44.4 60.4 25.3 $1,198 $4,743
Clay 43.3 3.3 57.8 19.1 $963 $5,033
Cleveland 51.5 43.6 47.0 21.7 $1,008 $4,647
Columbus 45.5 38.9 58.1 31.7 $1,561 $4,929
Craven 34.8 14.9 50.6 17.6 $779 $4,422
Cumberland 32.5 10.1 45.2 17.8 $628 $3,529
Currituck 17.5 11.8 22.7 13.3 $511 $3,837
Dare 11.6 18.6 26.0 10.1 $509 $5,049
Davidson 45.5 6.1 32.4 15.8 $651 $4,112
Davie 46.2 20.4 36.0 12.7 $565 $4,443
Duplin 63.6 30.3 53.7 24.2 $1,016 $4,204
Durham 39.1 22.3 30.2 15.1 $741 $4,923
Edgecombe 65.2 43.9 61.8 31.8 $1,251 $3,932
Forsyth 46.1 7.4 37.0 15.0 $642 $4,283
Franklin 40.4 26.2 34.8 19.5 $835 $4,277
Gaston 41.9 37.0 42.7 19.1 $963 $5,039
Gates 41.4 9.0 32.4 18.2 $816 $4,486
Graham 70.7 7.1 65.7 28.0 $1,555 $5,556
Granville 42.0 16.5 40.1 16.1 $681 $4,235
Greene 60.5 52.9 61.3 23.6 $997 $4,220
Guilford 41.6 14.7 37.6 15.5 $625 $4,037
Halifax 63.2 23.4 59.2 33.1 $1,357 $4,100
Harnett 44.2 20.9 45.0 20.2 $791 $3,922
Haywood 49.8 34.7 44.6 18.8 $884 $4,697
Henderson 47.9 20.1 39.0 15.2 $749 $4,936
Hertford 67.7 18.6 62.4 30.9 $1,418 $4,583
Hoke 46.3 14.5 47.1 23.3 $844 $3,620
Hyde 41.7 33.3 53.3 24.3 $1,294 $5,333
Iredell 42.1 10.0 35.7 14.6 $634 $4,343
Jackson 60.9 20.4 55.0 16.9 $756 $4,485
Johnston 39.4 14.8 30.1 17.9 $734 $4,089
Jones 61.3 35.5 61.3 22.1 $1,060 $4,788
Lee 46.1 18.0 47.2 20.2 $801 $3,964
Lenoir 61.7 35.5 53.6 26.1 $1,130 $4,326
Lincoln 39.0 11.1 32.0 15.1 $697 $4,626
McDowell 52.4 27.5 44.1 18.3 $849 $4,635
Macon 65.2 24.5 52.0 18.8 $837 $4,452
Madison 56.5 36.4 57.9 21.2 $1,054 $4,974
Martin 60.4 43.2 63.0 27.2 $1,388 $5,104
Mecklenburg 22.2 3.0 23.0 14.5 $548 $3,772
Mitchell 59.3 12.2 47.7 19.6 $1,040 $5,315
Montgomery 63.1 21.7 45.3 23.4 $926 $3,954
Moore 51.7 27.1 43.4 15.4 $644 $4,181
Nash 49.8 30.3 44.1 20.5 $875 $4,283
New Hanover 41.2 27.0 37.5 15.4 $772 $5,026
Northampton 57.1 34.3 59.5 32.4 $1,534 $4,740
Onslow 22.8 16.2 54.0 13.0 $467 $3,578
Orange 26.8 6.4 22.5 8.4 $476 $5,650
Pamlico 63.0 32.0 57.0 20.3 $1,020 $5,027
Pasquotank 54.5 35.3 50.0 23.6 $997 $4,230
Pender 48.3 31.4 42.9 19.3 $843 $4,355
Perquimans 57.3 37.6 53.0 22.7 $908 $4,003
Person 43.9 23.7 45.8 18.9 $976 $5,166
Pitt 45.2 29.1 45.0 19.1 $832 $4,356
Polk 47.5 10.0 40.6 21.9 $695 $5,377
Randolph 51.7 10.4 41.7 16.9 $640 $3,782
Richmond 63.9 19.6 56.6 28.3 $1,252 $4,427
Robeson 68.3 23.7 57.6 34.0 $1,442 $4,236
Rockingham 44.6 9.7 39.9 19.5 $939 $4,821
Rowan 47.7 24.7 40.5 17.2 $709 $4,132
Rutherford 59.9 39.4 53.1 21.6 $918 $4,252
Sampson 62.0 29.3 53.0 25.9 $1,121 $4,331
Scotland 63.8 47.2 63.8 32.1 $1,322 $4,121
Stanly 51.3 5.2 45.0 17.2 $835 $4,857
Stokes 36.1 35.7 33.4 14.5 $683 $4,723
Surry 55.6 4.3 44.3 19.0 $904 $4,768
Swain 71.1 14.5 69.3 25.6 $1,096 $4,291
Transylvania 58.9 7.9 48.6 16.6 $779 $4,700
Tyrrell 52.5 62.5 67.5 22.9 $1,117 $4,870
Union 31.9 19.2 25.7 12.3 $497 $4,052
Vance 63.8 13.6 54.5 32.3 $1,153 $3,567
Wake 28.0 21.2 24.4 10.1 $424 $4,208
Warren 60.6 31.1 66.7 27.9 $1,134 $4,062
Washington 62.0 50.0 65.2 30.4 $1,284 $4,224
Watauga 39.9 19.8 42.0 8.7 $467 $5,343
Wayne 47.7 43.7 48.9 21.6 $829 $3,845
Wilkes 58.6 14.0 46.0 19.6 $977 $4,989
Wilson 58.3 41.2 53.3 23.3 $979 $4,205
Yadkin 43.5 14.7 36.1 15.1 $802 $5,323
Yancey 64.2 15.4 48.1 19.7 $973 $4,937

6. Measured by Medicaid payment for hospital stay of the newborn.
7. Percent receiving some prenatal care at a health department; percents for some counties may be low due to patients going to a public clinic not reporting data to the Heatlh Services Information System.
8. Percent on WIC in prenatal period.

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