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Prenatal Care Paid by HMO*

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 839 703 82.6 79.0-85.7 136 17.4 14.3-21.0
Age
< 20 years 124 119 95.2 86.6-98.4 5 4.8 1.6-13.4
20-24 years 221 204 91.5 85.1-95.3 17 8.5 4.7-14.9
25-34 years 399 307 74.6 68.6-79.7 92 25.4 20.3-31.4
35+ years 95 73 74.4 61.6-84.1 22 25.6 15.9-38.4
Mother's Race
White 570 465 78.7 74.1-82.7 105 21.3 17.3-25.9
African American 246 218 92.1 86.2-95.6 28 7.9 4.4-13.8
Other Minorities 23 20 85.0 55.4-96.3 3 15.0 3.7-44.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 17 97.5 88.8-99.5 2 2.5 0.5-11.2
No 820 686 82.3 78.7-85.5 134 17.7 14.5-21.3
Education
< High School 163 161 96.9 88.6-99.2 2 3.1 0.8-11.4
High School 287 253 89.5 83.6-93.4 34 10.5 6.6-16.4
> High School 389 289 70.8 64.7-76.1 100 29.2 23.9-35.3
Marital Status
Married 564 447 76.6 71.8-80.8 117 23.4 19.2-28.2
Other 275 256 94.6 89.7-97.2 19 5.4 2.8-10.3
Income
15,999 or less 257 250 99.0 96.6-99.7 7 1.0 0.3- 3.4
16,000-24,999 130 113 89.6 78.1-95.4 17 10.4 4.6-21.9
25,000-39,999 139 112 79.7 70.2-86.7 27 20.3 13.3-29.8
40,000 or more 261 179 63.7 56.2-70.7 82 36.3 29.3-43.8
WIC recipient
No 456 341 70.4 64.6-75.5 115 29.6 24.5-35.4
Yes 377 357 96.2 92.8-98.1 20 3.8 1.9- 7.2
Medicaid recipient
No 433 307 67.5 61.6-72.8 126 32.5 27.2-38.4
Yes 406 396 99.7 99.4-99.8 10 0.3 0.2- 0.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 164 147 90.0 84.4-93.8 17 10.0 6.2-15.6
1500-2499 grams 263 227 87.6 83.2-91.0 36 12.4 9.0-16.8
2500+ grams 410 327 82.2 78.3-85.5 83 17.8 14.5-21.7

*Survey Question:
How was your prenatal care paid for? 15d. HMO

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