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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HEALTH INSURANCE

How was your prenatal care paid for? PERSONAL INCOME (CASH, CHECK, OR CREDIT CARD)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1366 1032 76.0 73.3-78.4 334 24.0 21.6-26.7
Age
< 20 years 147 134 93.2 86.7-96.6 13 6.8 3.4-13.3
20-24 years 320 257 82.1 76.7-86.4 63 17.9 13.6-23.3
25-34 years 692 489 70.3 66.4-74.0 203 29.7 26.0-33.6
35+ years 207 152 72.3 65.1-78.6 55 27.7 21.4-34.9
Race
White 968 685 71.5 68.3-74.6 283 28.5 25.4-31.7
Black 330 288 88.7 84.1-92.1 42 11.3 7.9-15.9
Other 68 59 86.7 74.5-93.6 9 13.3 6.4-25.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 190 110 59.0 51.0-66.6 80 41.0 33.4-49.0
No 1175 922 79.1 76.4-81.6 253 20.9 18.4-23.6
Education
< High School 266 208 79.6 73.6-84.5 58 20.4 15.5-26.4
High School 371 314 83.9 78.9-87.9 57 16.1 12.1-21.1
> High School 725 508 70.0 66.2-73.6 217 30.0 26.4-33.8
Marital Status
Married 833 584 71.2 67.7-74.5 249 28.8 25.5-32.3
Other 533 448 82.9 78.8-86.3 85 17.1 13.7-21.2
Income
14,999 or less 372 326 88.6 84.3-91.9 46 11.4 8.1-15.7
15,000-24,999 176 140 78.2 70.5-84.4 36 21.8 15.6-29.5
25,000-49,999 265 181 71.0 64.6-76.7 84 29.0 23.3-35.4
50,000 or more 442 295 66.0 61.0-70.7 147 34.0 29.3-39.0
WIC recipient
No 735 489 67.1 63.3-70.8 246 32.9 29.2-36.7
Yes 620 533 85.4 81.8-88.3 87 14.6 11.7-18.2
Medicaid recipient
No 639 419 65.8 61.6-69.7 220 34.2 30.3-38.4
Yes 727 613 84.5 81.2-87.3 114 15.5 12.7-18.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 446 343 77.9 73.9-81.4 103 22.1 18.6-26.1
2500+ grams 920 689 75.8 72.9-78.4 231 24.2 21.6-27.1

#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 20MAY10

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