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Table 1 Descriptive statistics on women medicaid beneficiaries in the studied States (NJ, FL, MO, KS, and IA) compared to medicaid beneficiaries in the US in 2008

From: Medicaid spending on contraceptive coverage and pregnancy-related care

Beneficiaries characteristics Medicaid beneficiaries from the combined studied states (NJ, FL, MO, KS, and IA) in 2008 Medicaid beneficiaries in the US in 20081
Women beneficiaries (%) 58.4% 59.0%
 Age of women beneficiaries (%)   
  < 15 years 37.4% 34.3%
  15-18 years 7.5% 7.8%
  19-44 years 30.5% 35.8%
  45 or more years 24.6% 22.2%
 Race of women beneficiaries (%)   
  White 45.1% 41.3%
  Black 25.8% 22.3%
  Hispanic/Latino 17.9% 21.4%
  Other 11.2% 15.0%
  1. Note:
  2. 1. Obtained from the Medicaid Statistical Information System (MSIS) State Summary Datamart. Available at http://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Computer-Data-and-Systems/MedicaidDataSourcesGenInfo/MSIS-Mart-Home.html. Accessed January 10, 2014.