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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Insurance Coverage Sources for Delivery

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Private Health Insurance Medicaid Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 933 430 44.5 40.9-48.2 464 51.0 47.3-54.7 39 4.4 3.1- 6.3
Age
< 20 years 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 230 42 20.0 14.7-26.8 178 75.8 68.8-81.7 *** *** ***
25-34 years 495 286 57.2 52.1-62.1 184 37.3 32.6-42.3 25 5.5 3.6- 8.4
35+ years 143 94 62.3 52.3-71.3 46 35.9 27.0-45.8 *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 521 305 56.2 51.2-61.0 195 39.7 34.9-44.6 21 4.2 2.6- 6.7
Non-Hispanic Black 237 72 29.7 23.1-37.2 158 67.3 59.6-74.1 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 52 29 60.4 43.7-74.9 21 38.5 24.1-55.3 *** *** ***
Latina 113 18 14.1 8.7-22.0 87 77.9 68.7-85.0 *** *** ***
Education
< High School 159 *** *** *** 144 91.0 84.3-95.0 *** *** ***
High School 185 38 20.8 14.7-28.5 135 72.1 63.9-79.1 *** *** ***
> High School 588 383 66.2 61.7-70.5 184 30.6 26.5-35.0 21 3.2 1.9- 5.2
Marital Status
Married 551 372 65.2 60.5-69.6 147 28.8 24.6-33.4 32 6.0 4.1- 8.8
Other 381 58 14.4 10.7-19.0 316 83.4 78.6-87.4 *** *** ***
WIC recipient
No 463 359 76.5 71.7-80.7 81 19.1 15.2-23.7 23 4.4 2.8- 7.0
Yes 468 71 14.2 11.0-18.3 381 81.3 76.8-85.1 16 4.5 2.6- 7.5
Medicaid recipient
No 389 356 90.6 86.5-93.5 *** *** *** 33 9.4 6.5-13.5
Yes 544 74 12.4 9.5-15.9 464 86.6 83.0-89.6 *** *** ***
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 311 125 36.2 31.1-41.6 173 58.5 52.8-64.0 *** *** ***
2500+ grams 622 305 45.2 41.3-49.2 291 50.4 46.4-54.4 26 4.4 3.0- 6.4

*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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