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2006 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 1275 162 14.3 12.0-17.0 1113 85.7 83.0-88.0
Age
< 20 years 123 20 20.6 12.7-31.7 103 79.4 68.3-87.3
20-24 years 279 46 16.7 11.8-23.0 233 83.3 77.0-88.2
25-34 years 664 68 11.8 9.0-15.5 596 88.2 84.5-91.0
35+ years 209 28 14.3 9.1-21.9 181 85.7 78.1-90.9
Race
White 934 121 14.4 11.7-17.6 813 85.6 82.4-88.3
Black 266 29 13.0 8.4-19.6 237 87.0 80.4-91.6
Other 75 12 19.4 10.1-34.1 63 80.6 65.9-89.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 162 48 28.8 21.1-38.1 114 71.2 61.9-78.9
No 1113 114 11.6 9.4-14.4 999 88.4 85.6-90.6
Education
< High School 192 42 23.9 17.0-32.5 150 76.1 67.5-83.0
High School 379 56 15.9 11.6-21.5 323 84.1 78.5-88.4
> High School 702 64 9.8 7.4-12.9 638 90.2 87.1-92.6
Marital Status
Married 852 101 13.7 11.1-16.9 751 86.3 83.1-88.9
Other 423 61 15.2 11.2-20.5 362 84.8 79.5-88.8
Income
14,999 or less 335 64 21.3 16.0-27.7 271 78.7 72.3-84.0
15,000-24,999 168 32 18.0 12.0-26.0 136 82.0 74.0-88.0
25,000-49,999 250 28 12.6 8.3-18.7 222 87.4 81.3-91.7
50,000 or more 429 25 6.6 4.2-10.3 404 93.4 89.7-95.8
WIC recipient
No 726 66 9.7 7.2-12.9 660 90.3 87.1-92.8
Yes 539 96 19.9 15.9-24.6 443 80.1 75.4-84.1
Medicaid recipient
No 658 55 8.6 6.3-11.5 603 91.4 88.5-93.7
Yes 617 107 19.5 15.7-23.9 510 80.5 76.1-84.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 548 63 11.9 9.4-15.0 485 88.1 85.0-90.6
2500+ grams 727 99 14.5 12.0-17.5 628 85.5 82.5-88.0

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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.

This page was generated on 01MAY08

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