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Delivery Paid by Personal Income*

1997 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 847 692 82.1 78.5-85.2 155 17.9 14.8-21.5
Age
< 20 years 128 121 96.3 88.2-98.9 7 3.7 1.1-11.8
20-24 years 223 201 91.3 84.7-95.2 22 8.7 4.8-15.3
25-34 years 401 305 74.7 68.8-79.8 96 25.3 20.2-31.2
35+ years 95 65 66.9 53.6-78.0 30 33.1 22.0-46.4
Mother's Race
White 571 443 77.9 73.2-81.9 128 22.1 18.1-26.8
African American 251 227 93.2 87.6-96.4 24 6.8 3.6-12.4
Other Minorities 25 22 76.4 46.4-92.4 3 23.6 7.6-53.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 16 68.9 29.2-92.2 2 31.1 7.8-70.8
No 829 676 82.3 78.7-85.4 153 17.7 14.6-21.3
Education
< High School 166 157 96.5 88.9-99.0 9 3.5 1.0-11.1
High School 292 260 87.5 81.0-91.9 32 12.5 8.1-19.0
> High School 389 275 71.3 65.3-76.6 114 28.7 23.4-34.7
Marital Status
Married 564 423 74.7 69.8-79.1 141 25.3 20.9-30.2
Other 283 269 96.4 91.9-98.5 14 3.6 1.5- 8.1
Income
15,999 or less 265 255 97.1 92.3-98.9 10 2.9 1.1- 7.7
16,000-24,999 132 119 91.6 81.8-96.4 13 8.4 3.6-18.2
25,000-39,999 140 109 83.6 75.2-89.6 31 16.4 10.4-24.8
40,000 or more 260 165 63.0 55.5-70.0 95 37.0 30.0-44.5
WIC recipient
No 463 329 69.3 63.5-74.5 134 30.7 25.5-36.5
Yes 378 360 96.8 93.2-98.5 18 3.2 1.5- 6.8
Medicaid recipient
No 432 290 67.3 61.5-72.7 142 32.7 27.3-38.5
Yes 415 402 98.5 95.5-99.5 13 1.5 0.5- 4.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 170 142 84.4 78.2-89.1 28 15.6 10.9-21.8
1500-2499 grams 265 224 86.3 81.8-89.9 41 13.7 10.1-18.2
2500+ grams 410 325 81.7 77.8-85.1 85 18.3 14.9-22.2

*Survey Question:
How was your delivery paid for? 40b. Personal Income (cash, check, or credit card)

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.