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Delivery Paid by Health Insurance*

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 848 483 60.5 56.0-64.8 365 39.5 35.2-44.0
Age
< 20 years 128 106 90.0 81.1-94.9 22 10.0 5.1-18.9
20-24 years 223 163 78.8 70.7-85.1 60 21.2 14.9-29.3
25-34 years 402 180 45.5 39.1-52.1 222 54.5 47.9-60.9
35+ years 95 34 29.9 19.5-42.8 61 70.1 57.2-80.5
Mother's Race
White 571 289 55.4 50.0-60.7 282 44.6 39.3-50.0
African American 252 174 71.1 62.6-78.3 78 28.9 21.7-37.4
Other Minorities 25 20 75.4 45.9-91.7 5 24.6 8.3-54.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 14 84.5 46.2-97.2 4 15.5 2.8-53.8
No 830 469 60.0 55.5-64.4 361 40.0 35.6-44.5
Education
< High School 166 145 93.0 85.2-96.9 21 7.0 3.1-14.8
High School 292 189 64.1 56.0-71.4 103 35.9 28.6-44.0
> High School 390 149 42.4 36.3-48.8 241 57.6 51.2-63.7
Marital Status
Married 565 244 46.0 40.6-51.6 321 54.0 48.4-59.4
Other 283 239 88.8 83.0-92.7 44 11.2 7.3-17.0
Income
15,999 or less 265 225 89.4 83.0-93.6 40 10.6 6.4-17.0
16,000-24,999 132 86 66.9 54.0-77.7 46 33.1 22.3-46.0
25,000-39,999 140 61 48.9 38.5-59.3 79 51.1 40.7-61.5
40,000 or more 261 68 33.2 26.4-40.7 193 66.8 59.3-73.6
WIC recipient
No 464 167 37.8 32.1-43.8 297 62.2 56.2-67.9
Yes 378 314 86.5 81.0-90.6 64 13.5 9.4-19.0
Medicaid recipient
No 433 115 33.1 27.6-39.0 318 66.9 61.0-72.4
Yes 415 368 91.0 86.3-94.2 47 9.0 5.8-13.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 171 100 61.1 53.5-68.2 71 38.9 31.8-46.5
1500-2499 grams 265 153 61.3 55.3-67.0 112 38.7 33.0-44.7
2500+ grams 410 230 60.4 55.6-65.1 180 39.6 34.9-44.4

*Survey Question:
How was your delivery paid for? 40c. Health Insurance

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