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Delivery Paid by Personal Income*

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 1794 1484 81.4 78.9-83.6 310 18.6 16.4-21.1
Age
< 20 years 278 263 93.5 87.9-96.6 15 6.5 3.4-12.1
20-24 years 499 444 87.1 82.7-90.5 55 12.9 9.5-17.3
25-34 years 812 635 76.8 73.0-80.3 177 23.2 19.7-27.0
35+ years 205 142 69.9 60.6-77.7 63 30.1 22.3-39.4
Mother's Race
White 1178 913 77.2 74.1-80.1 265 22.8 19.9-25.9
African American 546 507 91.8 87.8-94.6 39 8.2 5.4-12.2
Other Minorities 70 64 93.8 81.4-98.1 6 6.2 1.9-18.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 91 81 85.1 73.3-92.2 10 14.9 7.8-26.7
No 1702 1402 81.1 78.5-83.4 300 18.9 16.6-21.5
Education
< High School 384 367 93.3 88.5-96.2 17 6.7 3.8-11.5
High School 603 517 83.7 79.5-87.2 86 16.3 12.8-20.5
> High School 805 598 73.6 69.6-77.3 207 26.4 22.7-30.4
Marital Status
Married 1163 887 75.6 72.3-78.6 276 24.4 21.4-27.7
Other 631 597 93.4 90.0-95.7 34 6.6 4.3-10.0
Income
15,999 or less 550 530 94.8 91.4-96.9 20 5.2 3.1- 8.6
16,000-24,999 279 246 85.7 79.3-90.3 33 14.3 9.7-20.7
25,000-39,999 285 213 74.4 67.4-80.3 72 25.6 19.7-32.6
40,000 or more 530 359 67.6 62.4-72.3 171 32.4 27.7-37.6
WIC recipient
No 952 688 71.6 67.8-75.1 264 28.4 24.9-32.2
Yes 823 782 93.3 90.5-95.4 41 6.7 4.6- 9.5
Medicaid recipient
No 898 616 68.5 64.6-72.2 282 31.5 27.8-35.4
Yes 896 868 95.6 93.2-97.2 28 4.4 2.8- 6.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 322 271 86.4 82.4-89.6 51 13.6 10.4-17.6
1500-2499 grams 562 485 88.2 85.4-90.5 77 11.8 9.5-14.6
2500+ grams 907 726 80.8 78.2-83.3 181 19.2 16.7-21.8

*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.