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2009 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 932 267 31.9 28.4-35.6 665 68.1 64.4-71.6
Age
18-19 years 54 27 55.5 39.6-70.3 27 44.5 29.7-60.4
20-24 years 197 97 51.9 43.8-59.8 100 48.1 40.2-56.2
25-34 years 516 118 24.6 20.4-29.3 398 75.4 70.7-79.6
35-44 years 165 25 18.1 11.9-26.5 140 81.9 73.5-88.1
Race
White 724 195 31.3 27.5-35.4 529 68.7 64.6-72.5
Black 169 61 35.7 27.0-45.5 108 64.3 54.5-73.0
Other 39 11 25.8 12.8-45.3 28 74.2 54.7-87.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 107 74 71.3 61.1-79.8 33 28.7 20.2-38.9
No 825 193 25.5 22.1-29.3 632 74.5 70.7-77.9
Education
< High School 110 81 75.5 64.8-83.8 29 24.5 16.2-35.2
High School 232 110 48.8 41.4-56.1 122 51.2 43.9-58.6
> High School 587 75 13.6 10.6-17.3 512 86.4 82.7-89.4
Marital Status
Married 652 98 16.9 13.7-20.6 554 83.1 79.4-86.3
Other 280 169 61.8 54.8-68.3 111 38.2 31.7-45.2
Income
14,999 or less 196 144 74.1 66.3-80.7 52 25.9 19.3-33.7
15,000-24,999 116 60 53.2 42.7-63.4 56 46.8 36.6-57.3
25,000-49,999 211 39 20.6 14.7-28.0 172 79.4 72.0-85.3
50,000 or more 370 7 2.6 1.2- 5.8 363 97.4 94.2-98.8
WIC recipient
No 584 65 11.4 8.6-14.9 519 88.6 85.1-91.4
Yes 346 200 61.3 55.2-67.1 146 38.7 32.9-44.8
Medicaid recipient
No 564 30 7.3 4.9-10.5 534 92.7 89.5-95.1
Yes 368 237 65.2 59.3-70.7 131 34.8 29.3-40.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 300 94 34.8 29.5-40.5 206 65.2 59.5-70.5
2500+ grams 632 173 31.7 27.9-35.6 459 68.3 64.4-72.1

*Note: Includes health insurance from your job, not from job, military, NC Health Check.

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009. The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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 18APR12

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