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Prenatal Care Paid by HMO*

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 1746 1490 84.3 82.0-86.4 256 15.7 13.6-18.0
Age
< 20 years 261 251 95.5 90.2-98.0 10 4.5 2.0- 9.8
20-24 years 454 413 91.0 86.9-93.9 41 9.0 6.1-13.1
25-34 years 831 675 79.7 76.0-83.0 156 20.3 17.0-24.0
35+ years 200 151 73.6 65.0-80.7 49 26.4 19.3-35.0
Mother's Race
White 1178 985 83.1 80.3-85.6 193 16.9 14.4-19.7
African American 506 449 87.5 82.6-91.2 57 12.5 8.8-17.4
Other Minorities 62 56 90.4 75.5-96.7 6 9.6 3.3-24.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 106 105 98.6 91.0-99.8 1 1.4 0.2- 9.0
No 1640 1385 83.1 80.6-85.3 255 16.9 14.7-19.4
Education
< High School 392 382 97.2 93.8-98.7 10 2.8 1.3- 6.2
High School 580 516 88.3 84.1-91.4 64 11.7 8.6-15.9
> High School 773 591 75.2 71.2-78.7 182 24.8 21.3-28.8
Marital Status
Married 1154 934 80.1 77.1-82.8 220 19.9 17.2-22.9
Other 592 556 93.8 90.5-96.0 36 6.2 4.0- 9.5
Income
15,999 or less 501 488 96.9 94.0-98.4 13 3.1 1.6- 6.0
16,000-24,999 273 249 89.0 82.9-93.1 24 11.0 6.9-17.1
25,000-39,999 264 212 77.4 70.2-83.2 52 22.6 16.8-29.8
40,000 or more 537 378 71.7 66.8-76.2 159 28.3 23.8-33.2
WIC recipient
No 907 688 74.6 70.8-78.1 219 25.4 21.9-29.2
Yes 823 788 94.9 92.5-96.6 35 5.1 3.4- 7.5
Medicaid recipient
No 873 641 73.0 69.1-76.5 232 27.0 23.5-30.9
Yes 873 849 97.0 95.0-98.2 24 3.0 1.8- 5.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 312 275 88.9 85.1-91.9 37 11.1 8.1-14.9
1500-2499 grams 544 474 88.0 85.1-90.5 70 12.0 9.5-14.9
2500+ grams 885 736 84.0 81.5-86.3 149 16.0 13.7-18.5

*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.