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2005 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 1026 895 88.6 85.9-90.9 131 11.4 9.1-14.1
Age
< 20 years 100 63 62.4 49.6-73.6 37 37.6 26.4-50.4
20-24 years 255 219 87.8 81.6-92.2 36 12.2 7.8-18.4
25-34 years 514 467 92.4 89.1-94.8 47 7.6 5.2-10.9
35+ years 157 146 95.5 89.6-98.1 11 4.5 1.9-10.4
Race
White 736 677 91.7 88.8-93.9 59 8.3 6.1-11.2
Black 250 185 78.0 70.2-84.3 65 22.0 15.7-29.8
Other 40 33 84.0 63.9-94.0 7 16.0 6.0-36.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 134 124 92.5 85.1-96.4 10 7.5 3.6-14.9
No 892 771 87.8 84.8-90.3 121 12.2 9.7-15.2
Education
< High School 205 152 78.4 70.8-84.5 53 21.6 15.5-29.2
High School 292 242 84.8 78.5-89.5 50 15.2 10.5-21.5
> High School 527 499 95.2 92.3-97.0 28 4.8 3.0- 7.7
Marital Status
Married 650 605 93.5 90.8-95.5 45 6.5 4.5- 9.2
Other 376 290 80.1 74.3-84.9 86 19.9 15.1-25.7
Income
14,999 or less 296 221 79.3 72.8-84.6 75 20.7 15.4-27.2
15,000-24,999 157 138 89.3 81.4-94.1 19 10.7 5.9-18.6
25,000-49,999 179 170 94.6 88.8-97.5 9 5.4 2.5-11.2
50,000 or more 295 290 98.8 96.1-99.6 5 1.2 0.4- 3.9
WIC recipient
No 555 524 95.4 92.7-97.1 31 4.6 2.9- 7.3
Yes 455 361 81.5 76.5-85.7 94 18.5 14.3-23.5
Medicaid recipient
No 474 474 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 552 421 78.8 74.1-82.8 131 21.2 17.2-25.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 463 387 80.8 76.7-84.3 76 19.2 15.7-23.3
2500+ grams 563 508 89.3 86.3-91.7 55 10.7 8.3-13.7

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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 25JUN07

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