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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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How was your prenatal care paid for? MEDICAID

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1804 1014 58.6 55.5-61.6 790 41.4 38.4-44.5
Age
< 20 years 227 41 17.8 12.0-25.7 186 82.2 74.3-88.0
20-24 years 483 163 37.7 32.1-43.7 320 62.3 56.3-67.9
25-34 years 882 637 75.6 71.7-79.1 245 24.4 20.9-28.3
35+ years 212 173 81.3 73.0-87.5 39 18.7 12.5-27.0
Race
White 1210 805 66.7 63.2-70.0 405 33.3 30.0-36.8
Black 536 184 34.4 28.7-40.7 352 65.6 59.3-71.3
Other 58 25 47.9 31.1-65.2 33 52.1 34.8-68.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 145 92 63.6 53.4-72.7 53 36.4 27.3-46.6
No 1658 922 58.1 54.8-61.2 736 41.9 38.8-45.2
Education
< High School 388 92 28.2 22.6-34.6 296 71.8 65.4-77.4
High School 589 262 46.1 40.8-51.6 327 53.9 48.4-59.2
> High School 825 660 83.5 79.9-86.5 165 16.5 13.5-20.1
Marital Status
Married 1161 897 78.4 75.1-81.3 264 21.6 18.7-24.9
Other 643 117 19.0 15.1-23.7 526 81.0 76.3-84.9
Income
15,999 or less 527 116 25.5 20.6-31.0 411 74.5 69.0-79.4
16,000-24,999 244 91 38.3 30.7-46.6 153 61.7 53.4-69.3
25,000-39,999 261 169 68.2 60.5-75.1 92 31.8 24.9-39.5
40,000 or more 611 575 94.5 91.5-96.5 36 5.5 3.5- 8.5
WIC recipient
No 962 824 89.4 86.5-91.7 138 10.6 8.3-13.5
Yes 836 186 25.2 21.4-29.4 650 74.8 70.6-78.6
Medicaid recipient
No 888 888 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 916 126 16.6 13.5-20.3 790 83.4 79.7-86.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 353 186 51.6 46.8-56.3 167 48.4 43.7-53.2
1500 - 2499 grams 566 282 47.0 43.1-51.0 284 53.0 49.0-56.9
2500+ grams 885 546 59.5 56.2-62.7 339 40.5 37.3-43.8

#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.

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