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Health Indicator Report of Maternal Insurance Status (PRAMS)

Lack of health insurance is strongly associated with lack of access to health care services, particularly preventive and primary care.

Notes

Missing and unknown responses are not included in percent calculations.

Data Source

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System, Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology, Division of Family Health Services, New Jersey Department of Health, [http://www.nj.gov/health/fhs/maternalchild/outcomes/prams/]

Data Interpretation Issues

Note that these figures are from the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) survey. Data from Medicaid claims or birth records may vary.

Definition

Percentage of mothers that reported having insurance prior to or during their most recent pregnancy.

Numerator

Number of mothers that reported type of insurance prior to or during their most recent pregnancy.

Denominator

Total number of mothers that responded to the survey.
Page Content Updated On 04/13/2017, Published on 11/06/2017
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