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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HEALTH INSURANCE

Just before you got pregnant, did you have health insurance?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1834 742 39.9 37.0-43.0 1092 60.1 57.0-63.0
Age
< 20 years 232 151 64.9 56.1-72.7 81 35.1 27.3-43.9
20-24 years 491 307 64.0 58.1-69.4 184 36.0 30.6-41.9
25-34 years 897 241 23.7 20.2-27.6 656 76.3 72.4-79.8
35+ years 214 43 23.2 16.2-32.0 171 76.8 68.0-83.8
Race
White 1223 413 34.7 31.4-38.2 810 65.3 61.8-68.6
Black 553 296 55.1 48.8-61.2 257 44.9 38.8-51.2
Other 58 33 48.0 31.1-65.3 25 52.0 34.7-68.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 149 113 76.7 67.3-84.0 36 23.3 16.0-32.7
No 1684 628 35.5 32.5-38.6 1056 64.5 61.4-67.5
Education
< High School 396 302 75.7 69.5-80.9 94 24.3 19.1-30.5
High School 607 289 46.1 40.8-51.4 318 53.9 48.6-59.2
> High School 829 149 16.1 13.1-19.6 680 83.9 80.4-86.9
Marital Status
Married 1170 292 24.2 21.2-27.6 878 75.8 72.4-78.8
Other 664 450 70.8 65.8-75.4 214 29.2 24.6-34.2
Income
15,999 or less 544 410 75.1 69.7-79.8 134 24.9 20.2-30.3
16,000-24,999 246 127 52.1 43.9-60.2 119 47.9 39.8-56.1
25,000-39,999 264 75 27.3 20.8-34.9 189 72.7 65.1-79.2
40,000 or more 613 25 3.5 2.0- 5.9 588 96.5 94.1-98.0
WIC recipient
No 984 175 14.2 11.5-17.4 809 85.8 82.6-88.5
Yes 839 564 67.8 63.4-71.8 275 32.2 28.2-36.6
Medicaid recipient
No 901 44 4.5 3.0- 6.6 857 95.5 93.4-97.0
Yes 933 698 75.5 71.5-79.0 235 24.5 21.0-28.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 365 157 44.1 39.5-48.8 208 55.9 51.2-60.5
1500 - 2499 grams 578 255 46.5 42.6-50.5 323 53.5 49.5-57.4
2500+ grams 891 330 39.4 36.2-42.7 561 60.6 57.3-63.8

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

This page was generated on 24NOV03

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