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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HEALTH INSURANCE

Insurance Coverage Sources Before Pregnancy

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Private Health Insurance Medicaid Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 693 497 71.9 67.8-75.7 160 22.2 18.7-26.1 36 5.9 4.1- 8.4
Age
< 20 years 55 14 24.5 13.4-40.4 36 62.7 46.5-76.5 *** *** ***
20-24 years 135 72 55.7 45.5-65.5 52 35.9 26.9-46.1 *** *** ***
25-34 years 390 313 81.5 76.6-85.5 61 13.7 10.2-18.0 16 4.9 2.9- 8.1
35+ years 113 98 86.3 76.5-92.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 418 338 80.7 75.8-84.9 58 12.5 9.2-16.8 22 6.8 4.3-10.4
Non-Hispanic Black 182 93 48.5 39.8-57.3 81 47.9 39.1-56.7 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 41 27 64.9 46.9-79.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 78 16 19.5 10.7-32.9 56 72.9 59.0-83.5 *** *** ***
High School 122 53 41.1 31.2-51.8 60 47.3 37.0-57.9 *** *** ***
> High School 493 428 88.7 85.1-91.5 44 7.3 5.1-10.3 21 4.1 2.5- 6.5
Marital Status
Married 463 402 86.6 82.5-89.8 39 7.8 5.4-11.1 22 5.6 3.6- 8.8
Other 230 95 40.7 33.2-48.6 121 53.0 45.1-60.7 *** *** ***
WIC recipient
No 416 376 91.9 88.4-94.5 22 3.6 2.0- 6.3 18 4.4 2.7- 7.4
Yes 274 121 42.6 35.8-49.7 136 49.5 42.4-56.6 17 7.9 4.6-13.1
Medicaid recipient
No 383 360 93.7 90.1-96.0 *** *** *** 23 6.3 4.0- 9.9
Yes 310 137 43.8 37.3-50.5 160 51.0 44.3-57.7 *** *** ***
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 240 152 59.7 53.0-66.0 76 33.7 27.9-40.1 *** *** ***
2500+ grams 453 345 73.0 68.5-77.1 84 21.2 17.4-25.4 24 5.8 3.9- 8.6

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 32b and asked only of mothers who reported drinking alcohol in the past 2 years.

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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.

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