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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

Preconception Health Indicators Women 18-44

Just before you got pregnant, did you have health insurance?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 993 437 45.3 41.4-49.3 556 54.7 50.7-58.6
Age
18-19 years 69 43 67.0 51.4-79.6 26 33.0 20.4-48.6
20-24 years 255 173 70.7 63.2-77.3 82 29.3 22.7-36.8
25-34 years 516 183 35.3 30.3-40.6 333 64.7 59.4-69.7
35-44 years 153 38 25.4 17.4-35.4 115 74.6 64.6-82.6
Race
White 712 279 40.7 36.3-45.2 433 59.3 54.8-63.7
Black 241 135 58.3 49.4-66.6 106 41.7 33.4-50.6
Other 40 23 67.1 47.2-82.3 17 32.9 17.7-52.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 128 98 77.2 67.6-84.6 30 22.8 15.4-32.4
No 865 339 39.1 35.0-43.3 526 60.9 56.7-65.0
Education
< High School 175 143 84.9 77.2-90.3 32 15.1 9.7-22.8
High School 291 179 62.6 55.0-69.6 112 37.4 30.4-45.0
> High School 525 115 21.4 17.3-26.1 410 78.6 73.9-82.7
Marital Status
Married 645 196 31.3 27.1-35.9 449 68.7 64.1-72.9
Other 348 241 71.5 64.7-77.4 107 28.5 22.6-35.3
Income
14,999 or less 284 226 82.1 75.6-87.2 58 17.9 12.8-24.4
15,000-24,999 151 93 65.3 54.8-74.5 58 34.7 25.5-45.2
25,000-49,999 179 43 24.4 17.6-32.8 136 75.6 67.2-82.4
50,000 or more 293 20 5.1 2.8- 9.0 273 94.9 91.0-97.2
WIC recipient
No 551 127 23.5 19.3-28.2 424 76.5 71.8-80.7
Yes 426 305 75.0 69.3-80.0 121 25.0 20.0-30.7
Medicaid recipient
No 472 26 5.8 3.6- 9.2 446 94.2 90.8-96.4
Yes 521 411 81.5 76.8-85.4 110 18.5 14.6-23.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 448 213 50.9 46.3-55.4 235 49.1 44.6-53.7
2500+ grams 545 224 44.8 40.6-49.1 321 55.2 50.9-59.4

*Note: Insurance does not include Medicaid

#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 12JUL10

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