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North Carolina Health Statistics Pocket Guide - 2009

Table 7 - Demographic, Economic and Health Resources Data

County 2008 - Percent of Births to: Medicaid (State Fiscal Year 2008-2009)
Medicaid Mothers6 Health Department Mothers7 WIC Mothers8 Percent of Total Population Enrolled Per Capita Expenditure Expenditure per Medicaid Enrollee
North Carolina 52.6 20.8 41.8 19.7 $1,072 $5,440
Alamance 62.6 26.7 51.4 19.4 $1,033 $5,335
Alexander 59.9 18.2 46.9 18.6 $923 $4,951
Alleghany 73.5 36.7 49.0 21.9 $1,510 $6,892
Anson 70.9 16.0 60.7 28.7 $1,883 $6,553
Ashe 65.9 28.5 50.9 21.7 $1,394 $6,436
Avery 22.0 27.7 44.0 18.6 $1,046 $5,630
Beaufort 65.0 58.4 56.3 25.3 $1,635 $6,457
Bertie 79.1 19.8 66.7 32.4 $2,349 $7,252
Bladen 71.1 29.1 57.8 32.0 $1,896 $5,926
Brunswick 60.3 22.5 47.4 18.6 $947 $5,101
Buncombe 60.7 22.0 43.7 19.6 $1,179 $6,022
Burke 68.8 41.7 48.5 21.5 $1,265 $5,891
Cabarrus 49.6 21.0 39.5 17.1 $787 $4,598
Caldwell 62.4 46.9 48.2 22.8 $1,226 $5,376
Camden 38.7 10.8 33.3 13.2 $654 $4,966
Carteret 58.2 8.8 42.8 16.7 $978 $5,860
Caswell 58.8 25.7 49.6 24.7 $1,408 $5,705
Catawba 62.2 34.5 47.9 19.5 $959 $4,922
Chatham 34.4 12.1 37.5 14.3 $787 $5,517
Cherokee 41.6 4.7 38.5 23.4 $1,502 $6,431
Chowan 59.9 18.6 49.7 25.5 $1,571 $6,167
Clay 37.5 20.5 28.4 22.3 $1,226 $5,492
Cleveland 64.0 49.9 55.6 26.9 $1,651 $6,142
Columbus 73.7 29.2 58.2 33.6 $2,081 $6,185
Craven 40.5 33.5 52.3 18.6 $1,103 $5,918
Cumberland 39.5 5.6 47.3 21.3 $1,024 $4,803
Currituck 39.5 15.0 23.2 13.4 $642 $4,776
Dare 52.5 35.1 34.8 12.8 $675 $5,283
Davidson 62.3 9.8 45.5 20.7 $1,053 $5,080
Davie 52.4 15.4 37.7 15.0 $806 $5,389
Duplin 73.6 28.2 54.5 25.8 $1,348 $5,229
Durham 47.5 26.3 33.4 18.2 $1,111 $6,109
Edgecombe 78.9 44.0 71.8 37.8 $2,122 $5,617
Forsyth 59.1 1.3 43.8 18.5 $940 $5,079
Franklin 52.0 25.5 37.3 21.0 $1,142 $5,429
Gaston 60.3 45.3 46.3 23.0 $1,375 $5,979
Gates 40.7 13.8 14.6 18.4 $1,009 $5,494
Graham 73.0 27.0 54.0 28.1 $1,896 $6,749
Granville 53.4 19.8 45.8 18.1 $1,017 $5,628
Greene 64.1 46.6 60.5 23.9 $1,406 $5,888
Guilford 53.9 15.1 37.2 18.9 $947 $5,021
Halifax 78.4 25.9 68.3 33.8 $1,934 $5,724
Harnett 51.7 25.3 43.0 20.7 $1,063 $5,134
Haywood 54.1 38.6 42.7 21.5 $1,288 $5,978
Henderson 62.3 29.7 31.8 16.6 $973 $5,865
Hertford 71.6 21.3 56.0 30.7 $1,882 $6,124
Hoke 41.8 16.2 42.7 23.1 $1,171 $5,067
Hyde 58.5 35.8 45.3 24.7 $1,506 $6,101
Iredell 53.0 12.7 43.9 17.2 $844 $4,904
Jackson 62.9 13.1 51.4 17.2 $930 $5,396
Johnston 51.8 17.0 32.9 20.6 $983 $4,764
Jones 67.1 48.2 64.7 23.6 $1,593 $6,756
Lee 67.0 16.2 48.0 22.4 $1,047 $4,671
Lenoir 73.1 19.5 52.2 29.3 $1,783 $6,075
Lincoln 51.7 8.3 37.5 18.3 $1,057 $5,775
McDowell 64.7 29.1 53.3 23.4 $1,318 $5,631
Macon 69.9 24.9 49.6 20.2 $1,052 $5,199
Madison 59.2 35.7 44.9 23.1 $1,418 $6,143
Martin 76.1 23.6 64.5 29.5 $2,073 $7,030
Mecklenburg 42.5 1.6 28.2 17.4 $828 $4,759
Mitchell 59.8 33.0 50.3 22.8 $1,452 $6,382
Montgomery 76.7 24.3 61.0 27.0 $1,307 $4,845
Moore 56.0 22.3 32.8 16.2 $881 $5,435
Nash 60.7 33.8 52.4 23.0 $1,214 $5,286
New Hanover 48.4 24.9 39.8 15.8 $1,031 $6,507
Northampton 82.2 33.9 66.9 32.8 $2,075 $6,334
Onslow 24.6 16.5 45.7 13.4 $670 $4,996
Orange 35.5 9.6 28.2 10.4 $700 $6,713
Pamlico 67.0 77.7 68.8 20.1 $1,440 $7,178
Pasquotank 55.2 19.4 34.9 21.7 $1,163 $5,359
Pender 58.7 35.8 43.7 19.5 $1,020 $5,234
Perquimans 55.6 20.7 38.5 22.9 $1,254 $5,469
Person 60.1 31.2 52.4 22.4 $1,372 $6,116
Pitt 52.2 38.5 44.2 20.4 $1,351 $6,628
Polk 70.6 30.1 41.2 16.5 $1,165 $7,056
Randolph 64.7 8.6 47.7 21.9 $1,071 $4,886
Richmond 82.8 24.5 63.9 31.8 $1,761 $5,528
Robeson 82.1 21.6 58.2 36.6 $2,260 $6,176
Rockingham 50.0 25.3 52.1 23.7 $1,317 $5,552
Rowan 60.6 24.0 47.5 21.9 $1,085 $4,967
Rutherford 68.6 55.6 55.2 25.9 $1,431 $5,528
Sampson 72.4 27.7 61.4 28.5 $1,455 $5,102
Scotland 80.8 43.6 70.5 34.5 $1,957 $5,678
Stanly 63.0 7.5 54.6 20.0 $1,161 $5,794
Stokes 54.9 52.0 43.3 17.4 $1,038 $5,955
Surry 66.6 19.0 45.1 23.8 $1,362 $5,730
Swain 74.5 3.7 64.4 29.2 $1,599 $5,478
Transylvania 67.8 3.1 47.8 18.7 $1,096 $5,874
Tyrrell 69.2 46.2 57.7 24.9 $1,491 $5,985
Union 39.8 23.1 23.9 13.6 $604 $4,442
Vance 81.8 15.7 66.3 36.5 $1,924 $5,266
Wake 37.6 26.1 29.6 11.7 $590 $5,049
Warren 73.8 26.8 69.9 29.3 $1,752 $5,975
Washington 82.1 54.5 75.0 32.7 $2,198 $6,719
Watauga 48.4 29.3 25.8 10.0 $603 $6,053
Wayne 60.2 45.7 54.8 24.5 $1,259 $5,141
Wilkes 69.4 13.5 58.0 22.9 $1,430 $6,243
Wilson 68.1 45.7 61.4 25.7 $1,437 $5,581
Yadkin 62.3 20.7 50.1 18.8 $1,166 $6,206
Yancey 66.7 29.4 48.0 22.0 $1,446 $6,566

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 Health Services Information System.
8. Percent on WIC in prenatal period.

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