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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HEALTH INSURANCE

Just before you got pregnant, were you on Medicaid?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1671 1441 86.2 83.9-88.2 230 13.8 11.8-16.1
Age
< 20 years 196 124 70.3 61.5-77.8 72 29.7 22.2-38.5
20-24 years 403 339 83.6 78.4-87.7 64 16.4 12.3-21.6
25-34 years 842 760 89.6 86.5-92.0 82 10.4 8.0-13.5
35+ years 230 218 93.7 87.9-96.8 12 6.3 3.2-12.1
Race
White 1151 1045 90.5 88.2-92.5 106 9.5 7.5-11.8
Black 447 331 72.3 66.1-77.7 116 27.7 22.3-33.9
Other 73 65 89.2 76.3-95.5 8 10.8 4.5-23.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 214 198 93.2 88.1-96.3 16 6.8 3.7-11.9
No 1454 1242 85.0 82.4-87.2 212 15.0 12.8-17.6
Education
< High School 337 250 76.8 70.6-82.1 87 23.2 17.9-29.4
High School 456 364 79.9 74.8-84.2 92 20.1 15.8-25.2
> High School 872 822 94.2 91.8-95.9 50 5.8 4.1- 8.2
Marital Status
Married 1012 943 93.3 91.1-95.0 69 6.7 5.0- 8.9
Other 659 498 76.3 71.8-80.3 161 23.7 19.7-28.2
Income
14,999 or less 451 322 71.3 65.5-76.4 129 28.7 23.6-34.5
15,000-24,999 256 208 81.6 74.7-86.9 48 18.4 13.1-25.3
25,000-49,999 305 288 94.3 89.9-96.9 17 5.7 3.1-10.1
50,000 or more 541 532 98.4 96.4-99.3 9 1.6 0.7- 3.6
WIC recipient
No 948 892 94.7 92.5-96.2 56 5.3 3.8- 7.5
Yes 706 535 76.2 71.9-80.0 171 23.8 20.0-28.1
Medicaid recipient
No 791 791 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 880 650 74.7 70.9-78.3 230 25.3 21.7-29.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 769 648 82.5 79.6-85.1 121 17.5 14.9-20.4
2500+ grams 902 793 86.5 84.0-88.7 109 13.5 11.3-16.0

#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 09JUN09

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