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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HEALTH INSURANCE

During the month before you got pregnant with your new baby, were you covered by any of these? HEALTH INSURANCE FROM YOUR JOB, NOT FROM JOB, MILITARY, NC HEALTH CHECK

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 949 269 31.7 28.2-35.3 680 68.3 64.7-71.8
Age
< 20 years 68 29 47.2 33.6-61.2 39 52.8 38.8-66.4
20-24 years 197 97 51.9 43.8-59.8 100 48.1 40.2-56.2
25-34 years 516 118 24.6 20.4-29.3 398 75.4 70.7-79.6
35+ years 168 25 18.0 11.8-26.3 143 82.0 73.7-88.2
Race
White 732 197 31.4 27.6-35.5 535 68.6 64.5-72.4
Black 177 61 34.2 25.8-43.7 116 65.8 56.3-74.2
Other 40 11 24.4 12.0-43.4 29 75.6 56.6-88.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 109 76 72.2 62.1-80.4 33 27.8 19.6-37.9
No 840 193 25.1 21.7-28.8 647 74.9 71.2-78.3
Education
< High School 122 83 69.4 58.9-78.2 39 30.6 21.8-41.1
High School 235 110 48.4 41.1-55.7 125 51.6 44.3-58.9
> High School 589 75 13.6 10.6-17.3 514 86.4 82.7-89.4
Marital Status
Married 654 98 16.8 13.7-20.5 556 83.2 79.5-86.3
Other 295 171 59.5 52.6-65.9 124 40.5 34.1-47.4
Income
14,999 or less 121 80 62.6 51.4-72.6 41 37.4 27.4-48.6
15,000-24,999 199 126 66.7 58.9-73.6 73 33.3 26.4-41.1
25,000-49,999 214 39 20.3 14.5-27.7 175 79.7 72.3-85.5
50,000 or more 373 7 2.6 1.2- 5.7 366 97.4 94.3-98.8
WIC recipient
No 587 66 11.7 8.8-15.2 521 88.3 84.8-91.2
Yes 360 201 59.5 53.4-65.3 159 40.5 34.7-46.6
Medicaid recipient
No 568 30 7.2 4.9-10.5 538 92.8 89.5-95.1
Yes 381 239 63.6 57.7-69.1 142 36.4 30.9-42.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 308 94 33.8 28.6-39.4 214 66.2 60.6-71.4
2500+ grams 641 175 31.5 27.8-35.4 466 68.5 64.6-72.2

*Asked only of mothers that delivered at a hospital

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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 28JUL11

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