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2006 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 1353 557 44.5 41.1-48.0 796 55.5 52.0-58.9
Age
< 20 years 137 93 67.7 56.9-76.9 44 32.3 23.1-43.1
20-24 years 298 187 64.3 57.2-70.8 111 35.7 29.2-42.8
25-34 years 695 220 35.9 31.3-40.7 475 64.1 59.3-68.7
35+ years 223 57 21.7 15.3-29.9 166 78.3 70.1-84.7
Race
White 986 365 40.1 36.2-44.1 621 59.9 55.9-63.8
Black 287 159 58.1 50.3-65.5 128 41.9 34.5-49.7
Other 80 33 43.3 29.7-57.9 47 56.7 42.1-70.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 180 137 80.8 73.4-86.5 43 19.2 13.5-26.6
No 1173 420 37.4 33.9-41.1 753 62.6 58.9-66.1
Education
< High School 217 172 79.1 71.1-85.3 45 20.9 14.7-28.9
High School 408 231 57.2 51.0-63.3 177 42.8 36.7-49.0
> High School 726 153 22.8 19.1-26.9 573 77.2 73.1-80.9
Marital Status
Married 886 243 27.5 23.9-31.3 643 72.5 68.7-76.1
Other 467 314 69.3 63.7-74.5 153 30.7 25.5-36.3
Income
14,999 or less 356 295 81.6 75.7-86.4 61 18.4 13.6-24.3
15,000-24,999 175 105 61.2 51.5-70.0 70 38.8 30.0-48.5
25,000-49,999 261 61 26.0 19.9-33.3 200 74.0 66.7-80.1
50,000 or more 443 24 5.9 3.6- 9.4 419 94.1 90.6-96.4
WIC recipient
No 756 145 23.4 19.5-27.8 611 76.6 72.2-80.5
Yes 581 403 67.8 62.8-72.5 178 32.2 27.5-37.2
Medicaid recipient
No 678 38 6.2 4.3- 9.0 640 93.8 91.0-95.7
Yes 675 519 77.4 73.0-81.3 156 22.6 18.7-27.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 600 268 52.1 48.0-56.2 332 47.9 43.8-52.0
2500+ grams 753 289 43.8 40.2-47.6 464 56.2 52.4-59.8

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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 01MAY08

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