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2002 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 TAKE ME TO THE CLINIC OR DOCTOR'S OFFICE IF I NEEDED A RIDE

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1535 140 9.0 7.3-10.9 1395 91.0 89.1-92.7
Age
< 20 years 197 13 4.1 1.8- 9.0 184 95.9 91.0-98.2
20-24 years 401 51 13.6 9.9-18.3 350 86.4 81.7-90.1
25-34 years 748 56 6.7 4.8- 9.3 692 93.3 90.7-95.2
35+ years 189 20 12.6 7.8-19.6 169 87.4 80.4-92.2
Race
White 1054 89 8.7 6.9-11.0 965 91.3 89.0-93.1
Black 408 34 6.9 4.2-11.0 374 93.1 89.0-95.8
Other 73 17 21.8 12.3-35.5 56 78.2 64.5-87.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 157 26 15.3 9.7-23.4 131 84.7 76.6-90.3
No 1378 114 8.2 6.6-10.2 1264 91.8 89.8-93.4
Education
< High School 344 40 10.8 7.4-15.6 304 89.2 84.4-92.6
High School 438 44 10.1 7.0-14.4 394 89.9 85.6-93.0
> High School 751 56 7.4 5.5-10.1 695 92.6 89.9-94.5
Marital Status
Married 976 95 9.7 7.7-12.2 881 90.3 87.8-92.3
Other 559 45 7.5 5.1-10.8 514 92.5 89.2-94.9
Income
15,999 or less 458 49 9.8 6.8-13.9 409 90.2 86.1-93.2
16,000-24,999 172 21 14.1 8.6-22.1 151 85.9 77.9-91.4
25,000-39,999 206 13 6.9 3.7-12.8 193 93.1 87.2-96.3
40,000 or more 550 37 6.9 4.8- 9.9 513 93.1 90.1-95.2
WIC recipient
No 834 66 7.6 5.7-10.1 768 92.4 89.9-94.3
Yes 687 71 10.3 7.8-13.5 616 89.7 86.5-92.2
Medicaid recipient
No 756 58 8.3 6.2-11.1 698 91.7 88.9-93.8
Yes 779 82 9.7 7.3-12.6 697 90.3 87.4-92.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 690 65 9.7 7.7-12.2 625 90.3 87.8-92.3
2500+ grams 845 75 8.9 7.2-11.0 770 91.1 89.0-92.8

#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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