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2006 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 1337 789 55.7 52.3-59.2 548 44.3 40.8-47.7
Age
< 20 years 134 26 19.0 11.9-29.1 108 81.0 70.9-88.1
20-24 years 296 109 36.8 30.2-43.9 187 63.2 56.1-69.8
25-34 years 689 483 66.7 62.0-71.2 206 33.3 28.8-38.0
35+ years 218 171 80.8 73.0-86.8 47 19.2 13.2-27.0
Race
White 978 658 65.3 61.4-69.0 320 34.7 31.0-38.6
Black 285 85 26.0 19.8-33.3 200 74.0 66.7-80.2
Other 74 46 61.0 45.5-74.5 28 39.0 25.5-54.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 178 108 58.3 49.1-67.0 70 41.7 33.0-50.9
No 1159 681 55.2 51.5-58.9 478 44.8 41.1-48.5
Education
< High School 212 66 33.6 25.9-42.2 146 66.4 57.8-74.1
High School 399 158 38.1 32.3-44.4 241 61.9 55.6-67.7
> High School 724 563 75.1 70.8-78.9 161 24.9 21.1-29.2
Marital Status
Married 881 672 76.4 72.6-79.7 209 23.6 20.3-27.4
Other 456 117 25.2 20.3-30.8 339 74.8 69.2-79.7
Income
14,999 or less 347 67 21.3 16.2-27.5 280 78.7 72.5-83.8
15,000-24,999 174 64 37.8 29.0-47.4 110 62.2 52.6-71.0
25,000-49,999 259 189 68.9 61.3-75.5 70 31.1 24.5-38.7
50,000 or more 442 426 95.5 92.0-97.5 16 4.5 2.5- 8.0
WIC recipient
No 747 636 82.1 78.0-85.6 111 17.9 14.4-22.0
Yes 577 141 26.0 21.7-30.8 436 74.0 69.2-78.3
Medicaid recipient
No 675 675 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 662 114 17.2 13.7-21.3 548 82.8 78.7-86.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 590 322 45.9 41.8-50.0 268 54.1 50.0-58.2
2500+ grams 747 467 56.6 52.8-60.3 280 43.4 39.7-47.2

~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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