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Delivery Paid by Personal Income*

1999 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1780 1516 83.7 81.3-85.8 264 16.3 14.2-18.7
Age
< 20 years 272 263 95.6 90.3-98.1 9 4.4 1.9- 9.7
20-24 years 464 420 90.4 86.4-93.4 44 9.6 6.6-13.6
25-34 years 841 670 78.5 74.7-81.8 171 21.5 18.2-25.3
35+ years 203 163 74.2 65.7-81.2 40 25.8 18.8-34.3
Mother's Race
White 1192 970 80.4 77.4-83.0 222 19.6 17.0-22.6
African American 523 486 92.2 88.1-95.0 37 7.8 5.0-11.9
Other Minorities 65 60 96.1 84.9-99.1 5 3.9 0.9-15.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 113 106 94.6 86.9-97.9 7 5.4 2.1-13.1
No 1667 1410 82.7 80.2-84.9 257 17.3 15.1-19.8
Education
< High School 412 400 97.2 93.9-98.7 12 2.8 1.3- 6.1
High School 587 527 88.6 84.5-91.8 60 11.4 8.2-15.5
> High School 780 588 73.3 69.3-77.0 192 26.7 23.0-30.7
Marital Status
Married 1165 927 78.1 75.0-81.0 238 21.9 19.0-25.0
Other 615 589 96.0 93.2-97.7 26 4.0 2.3- 6.8
Income
15,999 or less 520 505 97.5 95.0-98.8 15 2.5 1.2- 5.0
16,000-24,999 276 250 92.1 86.9-95.3 26 7.9 4.7-13.1
25,000-39,999 269 210 77.4 70.4-83.2 59 22.6 16.8-29.6
40,000 or more 538 397 70.1 65.0-74.7 141 29.9 25.3-35.0
WIC recipient
No 929 703 72.4 68.6-76.0 226 27.6 24.0-31.4
Yes 835 797 95.8 93.6-97.2 38 4.2 2.8- 6.4
Medicaid recipient
No 880 638 71.0 67.1-74.6 242 29.0 25.4-32.9
Yes 900 878 97.7 95.8-98.7 22 2.3 1.3- 4.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 330 296 89.8 86.0-92.7 34 10.2 7.3-14.0
1500-2499 grams 550 480 88.3 85.4-90.7 70 11.7 9.3-14.6
2500+ grams 895 736 83.3 80.7-85.5 159 16.7 14.5-19.3

*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.