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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SOCIAL SUPPORT

Since your delivery, would you have the kinds of help listed below if you needed them? SOMEONE TO HELP ME IF I WERE SICK AND NEEDED TO BE IN BED

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1801 213 12.8 10.8-15.0 1588 87.2 85.0-89.2
Age
< 20 years 224 24 11.6 7.0-18.7 200 88.4 81.3-93.0
20-24 years 482 71 15.4 11.5-20.3 411 84.6 79.7-88.5
25-34 years 884 95 11.4 8.9-14.6 789 88.6 85.4-91.1
35+ years 211 23 13.4 8.3-20.9 188 86.6 79.1-91.7
Race
White 1202 137 11.8 9.6-14.3 1065 88.2 85.7-90.4
Black 542 65 13.9 10.0-19.0 477 86.1 81.0-90.0
Other 57 11 29.0 15.3-48.1 46 71.0 51.9-84.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 141 40 25.2 17.4-35.2 101 74.8 64.8-82.6
No 1659 172 11.2 9.3-13.5 1487 88.8 86.5-90.7
Education
< High School 383 80 22.4 17.3-28.5 303 77.6 71.5-82.7
High School 595 70 11.9 8.9-15.9 525 88.1 84.1-91.1
> High School 821 63 8.1 6.0-10.9 758 91.9 89.1-94.0
Marital Status
Married 1151 128 12.3 10.0-15.0 1023 87.7 85.0-90.0
Other 650 85 13.6 10.3-17.8 565 86.4 82.2-89.7
Income
15,999 or less 535 96 20.2 15.9-25.4 439 79.8 74.6-84.1
16,000-24,999 243 34 15.4 10.3-22.6 209 84.6 77.4-89.7
25,000-39,999 262 27 9.1 5.5-14.8 235 90.9 85.2-94.5
40,000 or more 612 35 6.7 4.5- 9.8 577 93.3 90.2-95.5
WIC recipient
No 971 86 9.2 7.1-12.0 885 90.8 88.0-92.9
Yes 824 124 16.0 12.9-19.6 700 84.0 80.4-87.1
Medicaid recipient
No 887 65 8.5 6.4-11.2 822 91.5 88.8-93.6
Yes 914 148 17.1 13.9-20.7 766 82.9 79.3-86.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 356 39 11.2 8.5-14.5 317 88.8 85.5-91.5
1500 - 2499 grams 563 66 12.1 9.7-15.0 497 87.9 85.0-90.3
2500+ grams 882 108 12.8 10.7-15.3 774 87.2 84.7-89.3

#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.

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