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2007 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 1650 948 56.7 53.6-59.7 702 43.3 40.3-46.4
Age
< 20 years 191 40 28.1 20.5-37.2 151 71.9 62.8-79.5
20-24 years 395 143 36.0 30.3-42.0 252 64.0 58.0-69.7
25-34 years 834 580 68.4 64.2-72.3 254 31.6 27.7-35.8
35+ years 230 185 80.7 73.3-86.5 45 19.3 13.5-26.7
Race
White 1147 750 63.3 59.8-66.8 397 36.7 33.2-40.2
Black 434 155 35.1 29.2-41.5 279 64.9 58.5-70.8
Other 69 43 58.4 43.6-71.8 26 41.6 28.2-56.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 214 145 65.8 57.9-72.9 69 34.2 27.1-42.1
No 1433 802 55.0 51.6-58.3 631 45.0 41.7-48.4
Education
< High School 330 115 40.4 33.8-47.2 215 59.6 52.8-66.2
High School 449 170 38.4 32.8-44.2 279 61.6 55.8-67.2
> High School 865 659 74.7 70.7-78.2 206 25.3 21.8-29.3
Marital Status
Married 1011 757 74.4 70.9-77.6 254 25.6 22.4-29.1
Other 639 191 31.3 26.8-36.2 448 68.7 63.8-73.2
Income
14,999 or less 437 100 25.4 20.4-31.1 337 74.6 68.9-79.6
15,000-24,999 254 86 30.3 23.6-37.9 168 69.7 62.1-76.4
25,000-49,999 303 193 62.2 55.1-68.9 110 37.8 31.1-44.9
50,000 or more 541 522 96.8 94.3-98.3 19 3.2 1.7- 5.7
WIC recipient
No 935 772 82.4 79.0-85.4 163 17.6 14.6-21.0
Yes 700 164 24.8 20.9-29.0 536 75.2 71.0-79.1
Medicaid recipient
No 786 786 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 864 162 20.1 16.9-23.8 702 79.9 76.2-83.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 758 402 48.8 45.4-52.3 356 51.2 47.7-54.6
2500+ grams 892 546 57.4 54.1-60.7 346 42.6 39.3-45.9

#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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