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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 your prenatal care?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 685 48 9.4 6.9-12.5 637 90.6 87.5-93.1
Age
< 20 years 26 4 24.5 9.6-49.7 22 75.5 50.3-90.4
20-24 years 107 16 18.8 11.3-29.5 91 81.2 70.5-88.7
25-34 years 405 21 7.3 4.7-11.2 384 92.7 88.8-95.3
35+ years 147 7 3.8 1.5- 9.3 140 96.2 90.7-98.5
Race
White 561 44 10.6 7.8-14.2 517 89.4 85.8-92.2
Black 94 4 4.4 1.3-13.9 90 95.6 86.1-98.7
Other 30 0 0.0 . - . 30 100 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 72 31 50.0 37.4-62.6 41 50.0 37.4-62.6
No 613 17 2.9 1.7- 5.0 596 97.1 95.0-98.3
Education
< High School 55 22 47.9 32.8-63.3 33 52.1 36.7-67.2
High School 120 14 12.8 7.4-21.2 106 87.2 78.8-92.6
> High School 508 11 2.9 1.6- 5.3 497 97.1 94.7-98.4
Marital Status
Married 566 25 6.0 4.0- 9.0 541 94.0 91.0-96.0
Other 119 23 22.8 14.9-33.2 96 77.2 66.8-85.1
Income
14,999 or less 38 12 31.8 17.1-51.4 26 68.2 48.6-82.9
15,000-24,999 86 21 32.1 21.7-44.5 65 67.9 55.5-78.3
25,000-49,999 165 2 1.4 0.2- 8.0 163 98.6 92.0-99.8
50,000 or more 369 7 2.1 0.9- 4.7 362 97.9 95.3-99.1
WIC recipient
No 532 21 4.9 3.0- 7.8 511 95.1 92.2-97.0
Yes 153 27 24.2 16.7-33.6 126 75.8 66.4-83.3
Medicaid recipient
No 560 21 5.5 3.5- 8.5 539 94.5 91.5-96.5
Yes 125 27 25.3 17.2-35.7 98 74.7 64.3-82.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 211 11 6.1 3.4-10.6 200 93.9 89.4-96.6
2500+ grams 474 37 9.6 7.0-13.0 437 90.4 87.0-93.0

*Note: This question was asked to those moms who had prenatal care

~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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