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Prenatal Care 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 1756 1515 87.0 84.9-88.9 241 13.0 11.1-15.1
Age
< 20 years 267 258 99.4 98.8-99.7 9 0.6 0.3- 1.2
20-24 years 480 451 94.1 90.7-96.3 29 5.9 3.7- 9.3
25-34 years 805 642 79.4 75.7-82.7 163 20.6 17.3-24.3
35+ years 204 164 86.2 78.8-91.3 40 13.8 8.7-21.2
Mother's Race
White 1162 993 86.7 84.1-88.9 169 13.3 11.1-15.9
African American 526 461 87.8 83.3-91.3 65 12.2 8.7-16.7
Other Minorities 68 61 87.7 74.2-94.6 7 12.3 5.4-25.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 88 83 95.0 85.8-98.3 5 5.0 1.7-14.2
No 1667 1431 86.3 84.1-88.3 236 13.7 11.7-15.9
Education
< High School 368 359 98.8 95.7-99.7 9 1.2 0.3- 4.3
High School 587 528 90.9 87.4-93.5 59 9.1 6.5-12.6
> High School 799 626 78.3 74.5-81.7 173 21.7 18.3-25.5
Marital Status
Married 1154 949 83.1 80.3-85.7 205 16.9 14.3-19.7
Other 602 566 95.1 92.1-97.0 36 4.9 3.0- 7.9
Income
15,999 or less 532 520 98.8 96.5-99.6 12 1.2 0.4- 3.5
16,000-24,999 274 240 87.8 81.8-92.0 34 12.2 8.0-18.2
25,000-39,999 283 233 82.3 75.9-87.2 50 17.7 12.8-24.1
40,000 or more 526 387 75.5 70.7-79.8 139 24.5 20.2-29.3
WIC recipient
No 926 728 80.1 76.7-83.2 198 19.9 16.8-23.3
Yes 814 771 94.7 92.2-96.4 43 5.3 3.6- 7.8
Medicaid recipient
No 886 670 77.0 73.4-80.2 216 23.0 19.8-26.6
Yes 870 845 98.2 96.5-99.1 25 1.8 0.9- 3.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 305 255 84.5 80.0-88.1 50 15.5 11.9-20.0
1500-2499 grams 547 482 89.1 86.2-91.4 65 10.9 8.6-13.8
2500+ grams 901 776 86.9 84.6-88.9 125 13.1 11.1-15.4

*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.