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Updated 6/4/97

Number of women 15-44 years of age who had a live birth in 1991-95 and percent distribution by method of payment for the most recent delivery, according to selected characteristics: United States, 1995

Characteristic

Number
in
thousands

Total

Own
income
only

Insurance
only

Own
income
and
insurance

Medicaid
at all

Other
government
sources
at all

All
other
sources


 

 

Percent distribution


All women1

13,999

100.0

6.8

37.3

21.2

33.6

0.7

0.4


Age
at time
of birth

Under 20 years

1,535

100.0

4.0

20.6

5.6

67.5

1.8

0.5

20-24 years

3,402

100.0

5.1

27.9

13.5

51.5

1.4

0.6

25-29 years

4,212

100.0

8.3

40.7

24.3

26.3

0.3

0.0

30-44 years

4,850

100.0

7.5

46.2

28.9

16.5

0.2

0.5


Birth order

First

5,342

100.0

7.4

38.5

19.9

32.2

1.2

0.7

Second

4,865

100.0

6.0

39.1

26.4

28.2

0.2

0.2

Third or higher

3,792

100.0

7.0

33.3

16.5

42.3

0.7

0.3


Characteristic

Number
in
thousands

Total

Own
income
only

Insurance
only

Own
income
and
insurance

Medicaid
at all

Other
government
sources
at all

All
other
sources


 

 

Percent distribution


Wantedness status
at conception

Intended

9,618

100.0

7.2

41.0

25.4

25.5

0.4

0.4

Mistimed

3,052

100.0

5.3

31.3

12.4

48.9

1.8

0.3

Unwanted

1,308

100.0

6.9

25.1

11.3

55.8

0.2

0.3


Marital status
at time of birth

Never married

3,124

100.0

2.8

20.1

6.5

68.0

1.7

0.9

Married

10,087

100.0

8.1

44.1

27.0

20.1

0.4

0.2

Formerly married

788

100.0

4.9

18.9

5.3

69.2

1.1

0.7


Characteristic

Number
in
thousands

Total

Own
income
only

Insurance
only

Own
income
and
insurance

Medicaid
at all

Other
government
sources
at all

All
other
sources


 

 

Percent distribution


Residence
at interview

Metropolitan, central city

4,388

100.0

7.2

32.7

14.5

44.5

0.4

0.7

Metropolitan, suburban

6,677

100.0

6.9

44.3

23.6

24.2

0.8

0.3

Nonmetropolitan

2,933

100.0

6.1

28.4

26.0

38.5

0.9

0.1


Education
at interview 2

No high school diploma or GED 3

1,791

100.0

5.5

20.8

2.7

70.3

0.6

0.1

High school diploma or GED

5,036

100.0

5.6

38.0

21.8

33.4

0.8

0.4

Some college, no bachelor's degree

2,984

100.0

9.1

44.1

27.6

18.5

0.8

-

Bachelor's degree or higher

2,589

100.0

9.0

49.5

35.5

5.4

0.1

0.5


Characteristic

Number
in
thousands

Total

Own
income
only

Insurance
only

Own
income
and
insurance

Medicaid
at all

Other
government
sources
at all

All
other
sources


 

 

Percent distribution


Race and
Hispanic origin

Hispanic

2,134

100.0

7.3

27.6

8.3

56.3

0.5

-

Non-Hispanic white

9,275

100.0

7.5

42.1

26.1

23.0

0.9

0.4

Non-Hispanic black

1,916

100.0

3.0

26.3

7.6

62.0

-

1.1

Non-Hispanic other

674

100.0

6.7

33.5

33.5

25.5

0.9

-


- Quantity zero.
0.0 Quantity more than zero but less than 0.05.
1 Includes women for whom wantedness status was inapplicable.
2 Limited to women 22-44 years of age at time of interview.
3 GED is general equivalency diploma.
NOTES: In classifying method of payment in these 6 mutually exclusive categories, first priority was given to any mention of Medicaid, and second priority was given to any mention of other government sources. Percents may not add to 100 due to rounding.

Suggested citation: Abma JC, Chandra A, Mosher WD, Peterson L, Piccinino L. Fertility, family planning, and women's health: new data from the 1995 National Survey of Family Growth. National Center for Health Statistics. Vital Health Stat 23(19). 1997.