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2008 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 1366 761 54.8 51.8-57.8 605 45.2 42.2-48.2
Age
< 20 years 147 24 18.5 12.1-27.2 123 81.5 72.8-87.9
20-24 years 320 110 33.2 27.6-39.4 210 66.8 60.6-72.4
25-34 years 692 464 66.2 62.0-70.1 228 33.8 29.9-38.0
35+ years 207 163 79.3 72.4-84.8 44 20.7 15.2-27.6
Race
White 968 615 62.5 59.0-65.9 353 37.5 34.1-41.0
Black 330 101 28.4 23.0-34.5 229 71.6 65.5-77.0
Other 68 45 56.1 42.2-69.2 23 43.9 30.8-57.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 190 113 57.5 49.4-65.2 77 42.5 34.8-50.6
No 1175 647 54.3 51.1-57.6 528 45.7 42.4-48.9
Education
< High School 266 77 30.4 24.5-37.1 189 69.6 62.9-75.5
High School 371 133 35.7 30.2-41.6 238 64.3 58.4-69.8
> High School 725 548 76.1 72.3-79.4 177 23.9 20.6-27.7
Marital Status
Married 833 637 75.2 71.7-78.5 196 24.8 21.5-28.3
Other 533 124 24.9 20.9-29.5 409 75.1 70.5-79.1
Income
14,999 or less 372 68 18.5 14.3-23.6 304 81.5 76.4-85.7
15,000-24,999 176 58 30.6 23.5-38.8 118 69.4 61.2-76.5
25,000-49,999 265 162 61.8 55.1-68.1 103 38.2 31.9-44.9
50,000 or more 442 426 96.3 93.5-97.9 16 3.7 2.1- 6.5
WIC recipient
No 735 612 83.3 79.9-86.1 123 16.7 13.9-20.1
Yes 620 140 23.2 19.5-27.2 480 76.8 72.8-80.5
Medicaid recipient
No 639 639 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 727 122 17.0 14.0-20.5 605 83.0 79.5-86.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 446 215 44.8 40.3-49.3 231 55.2 50.7-59.7
2500+ grams 920 546 55.7 52.4-59.0 374 44.3 41.0-47.6

#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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