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2007 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 1613 709 47.1 44.0-50.2 904 52.9 49.8-56.0
Age
18-19 years 140 99 74.1 63.7-82.3 41 25.9 17.7-36.3
20-24 years 403 258 67.9 62.0-73.2 145 32.1 26.8-38.0
25-34 years 843 305 38.2 34.1-42.5 538 61.8 57.5-65.9
35-44 years 227 47 21.2 15.1-28.9 180 78.8 71.1-84.9
Race
White 1119 441 43.1 39.6-46.8 678 56.9 53.2-60.4
Black 425 243 59.1 52.6-65.4 182 40.9 34.6-47.4
Other 69 25 48.8 34.7-63.0 44 51.2 37.0-65.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 210 165 78.9 71.7-84.6 45 21.1 15.4-28.3
No 1401 544 40.9 37.6-44.3 857 59.1 55.7-62.4
Education
< High School 285 244 84.8 78.7-89.4 41 15.2 10.6-21.3
High School 453 264 60.7 54.9-66.2 189 39.3 33.8-45.1
> High School 869 199 25.1 21.6-29.0 670 74.9 71.0-78.4
Marital Status
Married 1004 274 28.3 25.0-31.9 730 71.7 68.1-75.0
Other 609 435 74.8 70.1-79.0 174 25.2 21.0-29.9
Income
14,999 or less 425 353 86.3 81.6-90.0 72 13.7 10.0-18.4
15,000-24,999 251 160 66.3 58.5-73.3 91 33.7 26.7-41.5
25,000-49,999 300 100 34.9 28.4-42.1 200 65.1 57.9-71.6
50,000 or more 536 25 5.3 3.3- 8.3 511 94.7 91.7-96.7
WIC recipient
No 920 195 22.2 18.9-25.9 725 77.8 74.1-81.1
Yes 676 504 77.6 73.4-81.3 172 22.4 18.7-26.6
Medicaid recipient
No 784 52 7.2 5.2- 9.9 732 92.8 90.1-94.8
Yes 829 657 81.9 78.3-84.9 172 18.1 15.1-21.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 741 337 49.6 46.1-53.1 404 50.4 46.9-53.9
2500+ grams 872 372 46.9 43.6-50.3 500 53.1 49.7-56.4

*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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