SCHS Home Search FAQs Contacts
Navigation Bar

2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HEALTH INSURANCE

Insurance Coverage Sources During Pregnancy

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Private Health Insurance Medicaid Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 882 444 49.5 45.6-53.3 402 46.3 42.5-50.2 36 4.2 2.9- 6.1
Age
< 20 years 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 219 51 24.7 18.6-32.0 157 70.6 63.0-77.2 *** *** ***
25-34 years 465 289 61.9 56.7-66.8 156 33.1 28.4-38.2 20 5.0 3.1- 7.9
35+ years 133 95 73.6 63.7-81.6 34 25.5 17.6-35.5 *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 512 312 58.2 53.2-63.1 180 37.6 32.9-42.6 20 4.1 2.5- 6.8
Non-Hispanic Black 236 73 31.2 24.4-38.9 154 64.8 57.0-71.9 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 50 28 62.1 45.1-76.6 20 36.7 22.4-53.9 *** *** ***
Latina 74 24 28.4 18.8-40.5 45 64.4 51.9-75.2 *** *** ***
Education
< High School 132 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 178 42 23.6 17.0-31.7 127 69.7 61.1-77.1 *** *** ***
> High School 572 390 69.5 65.0-73.6 160 27.1 23.2-31.5 22 3.4 2.1- 5.5
Marital Status
Married 524 377 70.7 66.0-75.0 122 24.1 20.1-28.7 25 5.2 3.3- 7.9
Other 357 67 18.2 13.9-23.4 279 79.0 73.6-83.6 *** *** ***
WIC recipient
No 443 358 79.9 75.2-84.0 65 15.6 12.0-20.1 20 4.4 2.7- 7.2
Yes 434 86 19.5 15.5-24.2 333 76.6 71.5-81.0 *** *** ***
Medicaid recipient
No 386 357 92.4 88.7-95.0 *** *** *** 29 7.6 5.0-11.3
Yes 496 87 16.2 12.8-20.2 402 82.2 78.0-85.8 *** *** ***
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 304 131 39.2 33.9-44.8 159 54.9 49.1-60.5 *** *** ***
2500+ grams 578 313 50.4 46.2-54.5 243 45.5 41.4-49.7 22 4.1 2.7- 6.1

*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.

PRAMS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 14MAR13

Contact Us | Site Map | DHHS Disclaimer