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Delivery Paid by Medicaid*

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 1795 920 53.1 50.1-56.1 875 46.9 43.9-49.9
Age
< 20 years 278 40 13.6 9.1-19.9 238 86.4 80.1-90.9
20-24 years 499 166 32.2 27.1-37.8 333 67.8 62.2-72.9
25-34 years 813 558 71.5 67.4-75.4 255 28.5 24.6-32.6
35+ years 205 156 80.0 71.5-86.5 49 20.0 13.5-28.5
Mother's Race
White 1180 740 61.8 58.1-65.3 440 38.2 34.7-41.9
African American 545 151 28.4 23.3-34.1 394 71.6 65.9-76.7
Other Minorities 70 29 45.6 31.2-60.9 41 54.4 39.1-68.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 91 24 18.6 11.1-29.6 67 81.4 70.4-88.9
No 1703 895 56.0 52.9-59.0 808 44.0 41.0-47.1
Education
< High School 384 49 12.0 8.3-17.0 335 88.0 83.0-91.7
High School 603 257 47.7 42.5-52.9 346 52.3 47.1-57.5
> High School 806 614 77.9 74.0-81.4 192 22.1 18.6-26.0
Marital Status
Married 1164 820 72.0 68.6-75.2 344 28.0 24.8-31.4
Other 631 100 14.0 10.7-18.2 531 86.0 81.8-89.3
Income
15,999 or less 550 53 9.1 6.3-12.9 497 90.9 87.1-93.7
16,000-24,999 279 118 43.7 36.4-51.4 161 56.3 48.6-63.6
25,000-39,999 285 201 74.9 67.9-80.8 84 25.1 19.2-32.1
40,000 or more 531 514 98.4 96.5-99.2 17 1.6 0.8- 3.5
WIC recipient
No 954 778 84.2 80.9-87.1 176 15.8 12.9-19.1
Yes 822 128 16.1 13.0-19.7 694 83.9 80.3-87.0
Medicaid recipient
No 898 898 100 - 0 0.0 -
Yes 897 22 1.4 0.7- 2.7 875 98.6 97.3-99.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 322 143 39.9 34.7-45.4 179 60.1 54.6-65.3
1500-2499 grams 561 250 39.4 35.4-43.5 311 60.6 56.5-64.6
2500+ grams 909 525 54.3 51.0-57.6 384 45.7 42.4-49.0

*Survey Question:
How was your delivery paid for? 40a. Medicaid

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