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Delivery Paid by Health Insurance*

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 1796 1032 56.0 53.0-59.0 764 44.0 41.0-47.0
Age
< 20 years 278 248 90.2 84.5-93.9 30 9.8 6.1-15.5
20-24 years 499 343 66.9 61.2-72.1 156 33.1 27.9-38.8
25-34 years 814 359 44.2 39.9-48.5 455 55.8 51.5-60.1
35+ years 205 82 33.1 24.9-42.4 123 66.9 57.6-75.1
Mother's Race
White 1180 576 50.1 46.5-53.7 604 49.9 46.3-53.5
African American 546 409 72.4 66.7-77.4 137 27.6 22.6-33.3
Other Minorities 70 47 64.2 48.5-77.3 23 35.8 22.7-51.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 91 76 86.9 76.8-93.0 15 13.1 7.0-23.2
No 1704 955 53.4 50.3-56.5 749 46.6 43.5-49.7
Education
< High School 384 339 86.8 81.6-90.7 45 13.2 9.3-18.4
High School 604 382 61.2 56.0-66.1 222 38.8 33.9-44.0
> High School 806 309 36.6 32.5-40.9 497 63.4 59.1-67.5
Marital Status
Married 1165 494 41.4 37.8-45.0 671 58.6 55.0-62.2
Other 631 538 86.4 82.2-89.7 93 13.6 10.3-17.8
Income
15,999 or less 550 498 89.7 85.8-92.7 52 10.3 7.3-14.2
16,000-24,999 280 173 61.2 53.6-68.3 107 38.8 31.7-46.4
25,000-39,999 285 105 36.7 29.8-44.1 180 63.3 55.9-70.2
40,000 or more 531 136 24.4 20.2-29.3 395 75.6 70.7-79.8
WIC recipient
No 954 350 34.6 30.8-38.6 604 65.4 61.4-69.2
Yes 823 676 81.9 78.2-85.1 147 18.1 14.9-21.8
Medicaid recipient
No 899 223 25.7 22.3-29.5 676 74.3 70.5-77.7
Yes 897 809 89.5 86.4-91.9 88 10.5 8.1-13.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 322 201 66.2 60.9-71.2 121 33.8 28.8-39.1
1500-2499 grams 562 354 67.1 63.1-70.8 208 32.9 29.2-36.9
2500+ grams 909 475 55.1 51.8-58.3 434 44.9 41.7-48.2

*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.