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Delivery Paid by HMO*

1998 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1788 1549 86.9 84.8-88.8 239 13.1 11.2-15.2
Age
< 20 years 277 270 99.6 99.0-99.8 7 0.4 0.2- 1.0
20-24 years 494 465 94.5 91.3-96.6 29 5.5 3.4- 8.7
25-34 years 812 648 79.1 75.4-82.4 164 20.9 17.6-24.6
35+ years 205 166 85.4 77.9-90.7 39 14.6 9.3-22.1
Mother's Race
White 1174 1002 86.2 83.6-88.4 172 13.8 11.6-16.4
African American 544 483 88.6 84.2-91.9 61 11.4 8.1-15.8
Other Minorities 70 64 90.1 77.1-96.1 6 9.9 3.9-22.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 91 86 95.7 88.2-98.5 5 4.3 1.5-11.8
No 1696 1462 86.2 83.9-88.2 234 13.8 11.8-16.1
Education
< High School 381 375 99.7 99.4-99.9 6 0.3 0.1- 0.6
High School 602 545 90.9 87.5-93.5 57 9.1 6.5-12.5
> High School 803 627 77.5 73.7-81.0 176 22.5 19.0-26.3
Marital Status
Married 1160 958 83.0 80.2-85.5 202 17.0 14.5-19.8
Other 628 591 95.1 92.1-97.0 37 4.9 3.0- 7.9
Income
15,999 or less 547 538 99.4 98.1-99.8 9 0.6 0.2- 1.9
16,000-24,999 279 245 88.3 82.5-92.4 34 11.7 7.6-17.5
25,000-39,999 284 238 82.4 76.0-87.3 46 17.6 12.7-24.0
40,000 or more 528 385 74.3 69.4-78.7 143 25.7 21.3-30.6
WIC recipient
No 948 747 79.1 75.7-82.2 201 20.9 17.8-24.3
Yes 821 783 95.8 93.6-97.2 38 4.2 2.8- 6.4
Medicaid recipient
No 893 673 76.0 72.3-79.3 220 24.0 20.7-27.7
Yes 895 876 99.0 97.8-99.5 19 1.0 0.5- 2.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 320 273 86.3 82.1-89.6 47 13.7 10.4-17.9
1500-2499 grams 559 496 89.7 86.9-91.9 63 10.3 8.1-13.1
2500+ grams 906 778 86.8 84.5-88.8 128 13.2 11.2-15.5

*Survey Question:
How was your delivery paid for? 40d. HMO

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