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2006 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 1355 1193 86.1 83.3-88.5 162 13.9 11.5-16.7
Age
< 20 years 137 96 67.4 56.3-76.8 41 32.6 23.2-43.7
20-24 years 299 253 80.6 73.9-85.9 46 19.4 14.1-26.1
25-34 years 696 636 90.8 87.3-93.4 60 9.2 6.6-12.7
35+ years 223 208 95.1 89.6-97.7 15 4.9 2.3-10.4
Race
White 988 919 92.0 89.3-94.0 69 8.0 6.0-10.7
Black 287 202 66.6 58.8-73.6 85 33.4 26.4-41.2
Other 80 72 94.0 84.8-97.8 8 6.0 2.2-15.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 182 166 90.5 83.4-94.8 16 9.5 5.2-16.6
No 1173 1027 85.2 82.1-87.9 146 14.8 12.1-17.9
Education
< High School 219 153 69.7 61.0-77.1 66 30.3 22.9-39.0
High School 408 344 82.3 76.6-86.8 64 17.7 13.2-23.4
> High School 726 694 95.1 92.5-96.8 32 4.9 3.2- 7.5
Marital Status
Married 887 842 94.9 92.7-96.4 45 5.1 3.6- 7.3
Other 468 351 73.4 67.7-78.4 117 26.6 21.6-32.3
Income
14,999 or less 357 256 71.3 64.6-77.2 101 28.7 22.8-35.4
15,000-24,999 175 159 91.2 83.2-95.6 16 8.8 4.4-16.8
25,000-49,999 261 246 93.6 88.4-96.6 15 6.4 3.4-11.6
50,000 or more 443 440 99.0 96.4-99.7 3 1.0 0.3- 3.6
WIC recipient
No 758 723 94.7 91.9-96.5 35 5.3 3.5- 8.1
Yes 581 457 76.6 71.7-81.0 124 23.4 19.0-28.3
Medicaid recipient
No 680 680 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 675 513 74.1 69.4-78.3 162 25.9 21.7-30.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 600 517 81.8 77.9-85.1 83 18.2 14.9-22.1
2500+ grams 755 676 86.5 83.4-89.1 79 13.5 10.9-16.6

~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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