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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HEALTH INSURANCE

Did you have any health insurance coverage (such as HEALTH INSURANCE FROM YOUR JOB, MILITARY, NC HEALTH CHECK )to help you pay for the delivery of your new baby?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1142 527 50.9 47.5-54.3 615 49.1 45.7-52.5
Age
< 20 years 117 98 85.9 77.1-91.7 19 14.1 8.3-22.9
20-24 years 263 181 73.4 67.1-78.9 82 26.6 21.1-32.9
25-34 years 586 213 40.1 35.5-44.8 373 59.9 55.2-64.5
35+ years 176 35 20.6 14.2-28.8 141 79.4 71.2-85.8
Race
White 825 316 43.2 39.3-47.1 509 56.8 52.9-60.7
Black 263 187 75.5 68.8-81.2 76 24.5 18.8-31.2
Other 54 24 46.1 31.2-61.7 30 53.9 38.3-68.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 142 102 76.7 68.4-83.3 40 23.3 16.7-31.6
No 1000 425 46.3 42.7-50.0 575 53.7 50.0-57.3
Education
< High School 190 164 89.8 83.8-93.7 26 10.2 6.3-16.2
High School 317 222 70.8 64.8-76.2 95 29.2 23.8-35.2
> High School 631 138 24.2 20.4-28.5 493 75.8 71.5-79.6
Marital Status
Married 700 163 26.1 22.4-30.1 537 73.9 69.9-77.6
Other 442 364 84.3 80.0-87.9 78 15.7 12.1-20.0
Income
14,999 or less 208 183 88.7 82.6-92.9 25 11.3 7.1-17.4
15,000-24,999 269 213 82.2 76.6-86.6 56 17.8 13.4-23.4
25,000-49,999 236 83 39.6 32.4-47.3 153 60.4 52.7-67.6
50,000 or more 372 10 2.2 1.0- 4.9 362 97.8 95.1-99.0
WIC recipient
No 605 95 17.0 13.6-21.1 510 83.0 78.9-86.4
Yes 535 430 84.1 80.3-87.3 105 15.9 12.7-19.7
Medicaid recipient
No 559 15 4.7 2.8- 7.7 544 95.3 92.3-97.2
Yes 583 512 89.5 86.3-92.0 71 10.5 8.0-13.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 393 202 56.4 51.5-61.2 191 43.6 38.8-48.5
2500+ grams 749 325 50.4 46.8-54.1 424 49.6 45.9-53.2

*Note: Insurance does not include Medicaid

~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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