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Delivery Paid by Health Insurance*

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 1010 54.1 51.1-57.2 770 45.9 42.8-48.9
Age
< 20 years 272 235 83.5 76.3-88.8 37 16.5 11.2-23.7
20-24 years 464 316 66.6 60.8-72.0 148 33.4 28.0-39.2
25-34 years 841 369 42.1 37.8-46.4 472 57.9 53.6-62.2
35+ years 203 90 37.3 29.1-46.3 113 62.7 53.7-70.9
Mother's Race
White 1192 594 49.2 45.6-52.7 598 50.8 47.3-54.4
African American 523 375 69.2 63.0-74.7 148 30.8 25.3-37.0
Other Minorities 65 41 56.4 40.1-71.4 24 43.6 28.6-59.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 113 93 83.8 74.2-90.3 20 16.2 9.7-25.8
No 1667 917 51.4 48.2-54.5 750 48.6 45.5-51.8
Education
< High School 412 357 85.2 79.9-89.2 55 14.8 10.8-20.1
High School 587 367 59.3 53.8-64.7 220 40.7 35.3-46.2
> High School 780 285 34.4 30.4-38.6 495 65.6 61.4-69.6
Marital Status
Married 1165 485 41.0 37.5-44.7 680 59.0 55.3-62.5
Other 615 525 83.2 78.6-87.0 90 16.8 13.0-21.4
Income
15,999 or less 520 449 84.8 80.0-88.6 71 15.2 11.4-20.0
16,000-24,999 276 180 65.2 57.4-72.2 96 34.8 27.8-42.6
25,000-39,999 269 108 41.1 33.8-48.8 161 58.9 51.2-66.2
40,000 or more 538 148 24.4 20.1-29.1 390 75.6 70.9-79.9
WIC recipient
No 929 331 33.5 29.7-37.6 598 66.5 62.4-70.3
Yes 835 674 77.6 73.5-81.2 161 22.4 18.8-26.5
Medicaid recipient
No 880 225 24.9 21.5-28.7 655 75.1 71.3-78.5
Yes 900 785 86.3 82.9-89.1 115 13.7 10.9-17.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 330 202 62.9 57.5-68.0 128 37.1 32.0-42.5
1500-2499 grams 550 347 65.2 61.1-69.1 203 34.8 30.9-38.9
2500+ grams 895 458 53.2 49.9-56.5 437 46.8 43.5-50.1

*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.