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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HEALTH INSURANCE

Just before you got pregnant, were you on Medicaid?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1573 1331 85.2 82.8-87.3 242 14.8 12.7-17.2
Age
< 20 years 165 101 68.4 58.5-76.9 64 31.6 23.1-41.5
20-24 years 410 326 80.4 75.0-84.9 84 19.6 15.1-25.0
25-34 years 802 724 90.0 87.0-92.3 78 10.0 7.7-13.0
35+ years 196 180 91.6 85.1-95.5 16 8.4 4.5-14.9
Race
White 1086 988 91.1 88.7-93.0 98 8.9 7.0-11.3
Black 422 285 64.9 58.3-71.1 137 35.1 28.9-41.7
Other 65 58 89.7 75.2-96.2 7 10.3 3.8-24.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 178 171 95.7 90.3-98.1 7 4.3 1.9- 9.7
No 1395 1160 83.4 80.6-85.8 235 16.6 14.2-19.4
Education
< High School 321 227 75.8 69.4-81.2 94 24.2 18.8-30.6
High School 450 359 79.5 74.1-83.9 91 20.5 16.1-25.9
> High School 799 743 93.4 91.0-95.2 56 6.6 4.8- 9.0
Marital Status
Married 967 910 93.9 91.8-95.5 57 6.1 4.5- 8.2
Other 606 421 71.8 66.8-76.3 185 28.2 23.7-33.2
Income
14,999 or less 465 316 70.7 65.0-75.7 149 29.3 24.3-35.0
15,000-24,999 245 204 83.6 76.8-88.8 41 16.4 11.2-23.2
25,000-49,999 318 301 93.1 88.5-96.0 17 6.9 4.0-11.5
50,000 or more 420 416 98.6 96.3-99.5 4 1.4 0.5- 3.7
WIC recipient
No 796 754 94.5 92.1-96.2 42 5.5 3.8- 7.9
Yes 763 565 75.8 71.7-79.5 198 24.2 20.5-28.3
Medicaid recipient
No 721 721 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 852 610 73.3 69.3-77.0 242 26.7 23.0-30.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 706 577 80.1 77.0-83.0 129 19.9 17.0-23.0
2500+ grams 867 754 85.7 83.0-87.9 113 14.3 12.1-17.0

#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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