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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Just before you got pregnant, were you on Medicaid?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1828 1580 86.8 84.5-88.8 248 13.2 11.2-15.5
Age
< 20 years 232 150 63.1 54.3-71.2 82 36.9 28.8-45.7
20-24 years 492 395 80.7 75.5-85.0 97 19.3 15.0-24.5
25-34 years 890 828 94.2 91.7-95.9 62 5.8 4.1- 8.3
35+ years 214 207 97.4 92.0-99.2 7 2.6 0.8- 8.0
Race
White 1217 1132 91.8 89.5-93.6 85 8.2 6.4-10.5
Black 554 400 71.0 64.9-76.3 154 29.0 23.7-35.1
Other 57 48 89.9 73.7-96.6 9 10.1 3.4-26.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 148 134 89.3 81.2-94.2 14 10.7 5.8-18.8
No 1679 1446 86.6 84.2-88.7 233 13.4 11.3-15.8
Education
< High School 398 280 69.7 63.3-75.4 118 30.3 24.6-36.7
High School 605 510 87.4 83.4-90.5 95 12.6 9.5-16.6
> High School 823 789 96.0 93.7-97.4 34 4.0 2.6- 6.3
Marital Status
Married 1162 1117 96.2 94.5-97.5 45 3.8 2.5- 5.5
Other 666 463 68.4 63.2-73.1 203 31.6 26.9-36.8
Income
15,999 or less 544 395 74.2 68.7-78.9 149 25.8 21.1-31.3
16,000-24,999 245 212 86.8 80.0-91.5 33 13.2 8.5-20.0
25,000-39,999 262 242 94.6 89.9-97.2 20 5.4 2.8-10.1
40,000 or more 610 603 98.9 97.0-99.6 7 1.1 0.4- 3.0
WIC recipient
No 978 935 96.9 95.1-98.0 43 3.1 2.0- 4.9
Yes 840 636 76.0 71.9-79.7 204 24.0 20.3-28.1
Medicaid recipient
No 894 894 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 934 686 73.6 69.6-77.4 248 26.4 22.6-30.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 361 309 84.9 81.1-88.0 52 15.1 12.0-18.9
1500 - 2499 grams 578 487 82.8 79.5-85.7 91 17.2 14.3-20.5
2500+ grams 889 784 87.1 84.6-89.2 105 12.9 10.8-15.4

#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.

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