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2015 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HEALTH INSURANCE

Postpartum Health Insurance Coverage Sources*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Private Health Insurance Medicaid, Baby Love, or Health Check Other No Insurance
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 870 474 51.5 47.5-55.6 212 25.3 21.8-29.1 79 9.3 7.1-11.9 105 13.9 11.3-17.1
Age
< 20 years 42 12 32.7 17.4-52.9 21 47.9 29.8-66.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 154 51 32.4 24.2-41.8 62 39.6 30.5-49.5 21 15.4 9.4-24.2 20 12.6 7.6-20.2
25-34 years 512 298 55.9 50.7-61.0 109 20.9 16.8-25.6 43 8.1 5.7-11.4 62 15.1 11.6-19.4
35+ years 162 113 66.4 57.0-74.6 20 14.7 9.0-22.9 15 9.8 5.5-17.1 *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 479 314 62.1 56.7-67.3 84 18.5 14.4-23.5 43 9.9 7.0-13.8 38 9.4 6.6-13.2
Non-Hispanic Black 208 90 39.9 31.4-49.0 85 43.7 34.9-52.8 20 9.8 5.8-16.1 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 58 30 51.6 36.4-66.4 14 24.8 13.2-41.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 109 29 23.9 15.8-34.4 27 25.8 17.4-36.5 *** *** *** 46 45.0 34.3-56.2
Education
< High School 109 24 22.0 13.7-33.4 50 42.0 30.8-54.1 *** *** *** 31 30.1 20.4-41.9
High School 161 47 29.4 21.5-38.7 71 40.7 31.9-50.2 *** *** *** 30 20.1 13.5-28.7
> High School 594 401 65.4 60.6-69.9 90 16.4 12.9-20.7 62 9.8 7.4-13.0 41 8.3 6.0-11.5
Marital Status
Married 578 389 64.1 59.3-68.7 72 13.6 10.5-17.6 66 12.9 9.8-16.7 51 9.4 6.8-12.7
Other 292 85 29.2 23.0-36.3 140 45.8 38.7-53.2 *** *** *** 54 22.1 16.6-28.6
WIC recipient
No 534 404 75.8 71.1-79.9 48 9.1 6.4-12.7 52 9.8 7.2-13.2 30 5.3 3.5- 8.1
Yes 324 65 19.3 14.5-25.2 159 46.4 39.8-53.2 26 8.5 5.3-13.3 74 25.8 20.4-32.1
Medicaid recipient
No 539 412 73.5 68.6-77.8 *** *** *** 71 14.1 10.8-18.1 56 12.4 9.3-16.5
Yes 331 62 20.0 15.0-26.0 212 61.6 54.8-67.9 *** *** *** 49 16.1 11.9-21.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 316 154 45.1 39.7-50.6 99 34.4 29.3-39.9 28 8.4 5.8-11.8 35 12.1 8.9-16.4
2500+ grams 554 320 52.1 47.7-56.5 113 24.4 20.6-28.6 51 9.3 7.1-12.2 70 14.1 11.3-17.6

*Phase 6 (2009-2011) question: Did any of these health insurance plans help you pay for your prenatal care?
(a)Health insurance from your job or the job of your husband, partner, or parents
(b)Health insurance that you or someone else paid for (not from a job)
(c)Medicaid or Baby Love Program
(d)TRICARE or other military health care
(e)NC Health Choice, Health Check, Carolina ACCESS
(f)Other sources
(g)No insurance
*Phase 7 (2012-2015) question asking about after pregnancy health insurance is as follows: What kind of health insurance do you have now?
(a)Private health insurance from my job or the job of my husband, partner or parents
(b)Private health insurance purchased directly from an insurance company
(c)Medicaid, Baby Love, or Health Check
(d)NC Health Choice
(e)TRICARE or other military health care
(f)Some other kind of health insurance
(g)No insurance

The overall weighted response rate in 2015 was 51%. It fell short of the 55% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

*** 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.

This page was generated on 26OCT17

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