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2004 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 1574 700 46.8 43.7-49.9 874 53.2 50.1-56.3
Age
< 20 years 166 113 74.2 64.7-81.9 53 25.8 18.1-35.3
20-24 years 408 262 65.7 59.7-71.1 146 34.3 28.9-40.3
25-34 years 804 275 35.7 31.7-40.0 529 64.3 60.0-68.3
35+ years 196 50 24.1 17.2-32.7 146 75.9 67.3-82.8
Race
White 1088 440 43.5 39.9-47.2 648 56.5 52.8-60.1
Black 421 233 58.3 51.7-64.6 188 41.7 35.4-48.3
Other 65 27 42.9 29.2-57.7 38 57.1 42.3-70.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 179 137 81.3 73.8-87.0 42 18.7 13.0-26.2
No 1395 563 40.6 37.3-43.9 832 59.4 56.1-62.7
Education
< High School 321 259 82.9 77.1-87.4 62 17.1 12.6-22.9
High School 450 239 56.3 50.4-62.0 211 43.7 38.0-49.6
> High School 800 200 23.4 20.0-27.2 600 76.6 72.8-80.0
Marital Status
Married 968 253 27.3 24.0-30.9 715 72.7 69.1-76.0
Other 606 447 76.9 72.3-81.0 159 23.1 19.0-27.7
Income
14,999 or less 465 373 83.2 78.4-87.1 92 16.8 12.9-21.6
15,000-24,999 245 137 60.8 52.9-68.2 108 39.2 31.8-47.1
25,000-49,999 319 86 24.2 18.9-30.3 233 75.8 69.7-81.1
50,000 or more 420 19 5.3 3.2- 8.7 401 94.7 91.3-96.8
WIC recipient
No 797 163 20.7 17.3-24.5 634 79.3 75.5-82.7
Yes 763 532 73.1 69.0-76.9 231 26.9 23.1-31.0
Medicaid recipient
No 723 49 6.9 4.9- 9.6 674 93.1 90.4-95.1
Yes 851 651 78.9 75.3-82.2 200 21.1 17.8-24.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 706 332 50.8 47.2-54.4 374 49.2 45.6-52.8
2500+ grams 868 368 46.4 43.0-49.8 500 53.6 50.2-57.0

#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 02OCT06

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