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Delivery Paid by Medicaid*

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 1779 898 53.4 50.3-56.4 881 46.6 43.6-49.7
Age
< 20 years 272 30 13.7 8.9-20.7 242 86.3 79.3-91.1
20-24 years 464 158 34.9 29.5-40.7 306 65.1 59.3-70.5
25-34 years 841 565 70.6 66.4-74.4 276 29.4 25.6-33.6
35+ years 202 145 76.1 67.5-83.0 57 23.9 17.0-32.5
Mother's Race
White 1192 714 60.3 56.7-63.8 478 39.7 36.2-43.3
African American 522 159 32.6 27.0-38.8 363 67.4 61.2-73.0
Other Minorities 65 25 49.1 33.4-64.9 40 50.9 35.1-66.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 113 28 24.0 15.9-34.5 85 76.0 65.5-84.1
No 1666 870 56.1 52.9-59.2 796 43.9 40.8-47.1
Education
< High School 412 43 12.1 8.4-17.2 369 87.9 82.8-91.6
High School 586 231 42.4 37.0-48.0 355 57.6 52.0-63.0
> High School 780 624 82.3 78.7-85.4 156 17.7 14.6-21.3
Marital Status
Married 1165 817 71.1 67.7-74.4 348 28.9 25.6-32.3
Other 614 81 13.9 10.5-18.2 533 86.1 81.8-89.5
Income
15,999 or less 519 49 10.7 7.5-15.0 470 89.3 85.0-92.5
16,000-24,999 276 92 35.9 28.7-43.7 184 64.1 56.3-71.3
25,000-39,999 269 188 70.1 62.5-76.6 81 29.9 23.4-37.5
40,000 or more 538 521 98.8 97.0-99.5 17 1.2 0.5- 3.0
WIC recipient
No 928 751 84.0 80.7-86.9 177 16.0 13.1-19.3
Yes 835 132 18.3 15.0-22.1 703 81.7 77.9-85.0
Medicaid recipient
No 879 879 100 - 0 0.0 -
Yes 900 19 2.0 1.1- 3.8 881 98.0 96.2-98.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 329 141 40.8 35.6-46.3 188 59.2 53.7-64.4
1500-2499 grams 550 245 41.4 37.3-45.6 305 58.6 54.4-62.7
2500+ grams 895 512 54.4 51.1-57.7 383 45.6 42.3-48.9

*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.