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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Just before you got pregnant, did you have Medicaid?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1167 978 82.7 79.8-85.2 189 17.3 14.8-20.2
Age
< 20 years 121 65 52.7 42.0-63.2 56 47.3 36.8-58.0
20-24 years 268 209 79.4 73.0-84.6 59 20.6 15.4-27.0
25-34 years 598 535 87.8 84.1-90.8 63 12.2 9.2-15.9
35+ years 180 169 94.9 89.6-97.6 11 5.1 2.4-10.4
Race
White 843 770 91.8 89.4-93.8 73 8.2 6.2-10.6
Black 270 168 56.6 49.0-64.0 102 43.4 36.0-51.0
Other 54 40 71.5 55.0-83.8 14 28.5 16.2-45.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 150 140 92.8 86.1-96.4 10 7.2 3.6-13.9
No 1017 838 80.8 77.6-83.7 179 19.2 16.3-22.4
Education
< High School 200 138 70.3 62.0-77.4 62 29.7 22.6-38.0
High School 322 243 77.2 71.3-82.2 79 22.8 17.8-28.7
> High School 641 594 90.9 87.7-93.4 47 9.1 6.6-12.3
Marital Status
Married 715 670 93.4 90.8-95.3 45 6.6 4.7- 9.2
Other 452 308 68.2 62.7-73.2 144 31.8 26.8-37.3
Income
14,999 or less 215 134 58.7 50.4-66.6 81 41.3 33.4-49.6
15,000-24,999 273 211 77.4 71.1-82.7 62 22.6 17.3-28.9
25,000-49,999 236 212 89.3 83.2-93.4 24 10.7 6.6-16.8
50,000 or more 379 376 99.8 99.3-99.9 3 0.2 0.1- 0.7
WIC recipient
No 620 596 95.4 92.7-97.1 24 4.6 2.9- 7.3
Yes 544 379 70.0 65.2-74.5 165 30.0 25.5-34.8
Medicaid recipient
No 579 579 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 588 399 67.9 63.1-72.2 189 32.1 27.8-36.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 401 316 76.0 71.4-80.1 85 24.0 19.9-28.6
2500+ grams 766 662 83.3 80.1-86.0 104 16.7 14.0-19.9

*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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