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Prenatal Care 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 1764 971 56.9 53.8-59.9 793 43.1 40.1-46.2
Age
< 20 years 269 44 15.7 10.7-22.4 225 84.3 77.6-89.3
20-24 years 484 175 37.1 31.6-42.9 309 62.9 57.1-68.4
25-34 years 807 590 75.6 71.6-79.2 217 24.4 20.8-28.4
35+ years 204 162 81.4 72.9-87.7 42 18.6 12.3-27.1
Mother's Race
White 1167 776 65.4 61.8-68.8 391 34.6 31.2-38.2
African American 529 162 31.8 26.4-37.6 367 68.2 62.4-73.6
Other Minorities 68 33 53.7 38.4-68.3 35 46.3 31.7-61.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 88 47 46.6 34.1-59.5 41 53.4 40.5-65.9
No 1675 923 57.7 54.6-60.8 752 42.3 39.2-45.4
Education
< High School 371 68 19.2 14.1-25.5 303 80.8 74.5-85.9
High School 589 270 50.9 45.6-56.1 319 49.1 43.9-54.4
> High School 802 632 79.7 75.9-83.1 170 20.3 16.9-24.1
Marital Status
Married 1158 857 75.9 72.6-78.8 301 24.1 21.2-27.4
Other 606 114 17.5 13.7-22.1 492 82.5 77.9-86.3
Income
15,999 or less 535 70 14.8 11.0-19.7 465 85.2 80.3-89.0
16,000-24,999 275 134 48.2 40.6-55.8 141 51.8 44.2-59.4
25,000-39,999 284 209 77.1 70.3-82.8 75 22.9 17.2-29.7
40,000 or more 529 520 98.9 97.1-99.6 9 1.1 0.4- 2.9
WIC recipient
No 931 791 86.7 83.6-89.4 140 13.3 10.6-16.4
Yes 817 166 21.6 18.0-25.7 651 78.4 74.3-82.0
Medicaid recipient
No 892 892 100 - 0 0.0 -
Yes 872 79 8.9 6.5-12.0 793 91.1 88.0-93.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 307 151 44.3 38.8-50.0 156 55.7 50.0-61.2
1500-2499 grams 549 268 44.0 39.8-48.2 281 56.0 51.8-60.2
2500+ grams 905 550 58.0 54.7-61.2 355 42.0 38.8-45.3

*Survey Question:
How was your prenatal care paid for? 15a. Medicaid

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