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2005 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 1012 567 56.2 52.3-60.1 445 43.8 39.9-47.7
Age
< 20 years 95 16 13.6 7.0-24.7 79 86.4 75.3-93.0
20-24 years 248 82 33.8 26.6-41.7 166 66.2 58.3-73.4
25-34 years 514 352 69.3 64.0-74.0 162 30.7 26.0-36.0
35+ years 155 117 78.3 68.6-85.5 38 21.7 14.5-31.4
Race
White 729 469 64.6 60.2-68.8 260 35.4 31.2-39.8
Black 244 77 26.9 20.0-35.0 167 73.1 65.0-80.0
Other 39 21 47.0 28.8-66.0 18 53.0 34.0-71.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 128 75 55.4 45.0-65.3 53 44.6 34.7-55.0
No 884 492 56.4 52.2-60.5 392 43.6 39.5-47.8
Education
< High School 195 50 28.2 21.0-36.7 145 71.8 63.3-79.0
High School 292 117 40.7 33.5-48.3 175 59.3 51.7-66.5
> High School 523 398 76.1 71.2-80.4 125 23.9 19.6-28.8
Marital Status
Married 647 474 72.2 67.7-76.3 173 27.8 23.7-32.3
Other 365 93 28.1 22.3-34.7 272 71.9 65.3-77.7
Income
14,999 or less 291 69 24.0 18.2-31.0 222 76.0 69.0-81.8
15,000-24,999 156 53 36.3 27.1-46.8 103 63.7 53.2-72.9
25,000-49,999 178 127 69.6 60.8-77.2 51 30.4 22.8-39.2
50,000 or more 295 287 99.1 97.1-99.7 8 0.9 0.3- 2.9
WIC recipient
No 548 455 83.8 79.6-87.3 93 16.2 12.7-20.4
Yes 452 104 22.4 17.8-27.8 348 77.6 72.2-82.2
Medicaid recipient
No 471 471 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 541 96 18.2 14.3-22.8 445 81.8 77.2-85.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 455 227 45.6 41.2-50.2 228 54.4 49.8-58.8
2500+ grams 557 340 57.2 52.9-61.3 217 42.8 38.7-47.1

~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.

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