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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Since your delivery, would you have had the kinds of help listed below if you needed them? SOMEONE TO TALK WITH ABOUT MY PROBLEMS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1275 151 14.0 11.6-16.7 1124 86.0 83.3-88.4
Age
< 20 years 122 21 17.8 10.5-28.6 101 82.2 71.4-89.5
20-24 years 278 36 14.8 10.2-20.9 242 85.2 79.1-89.8
25-34 years 666 69 12.9 9.8-16.7 597 87.1 83.3-90.2
35+ years 209 25 13.4 8.3-21.0 184 86.6 79.0-91.7
Race
White 933 102 13.0 10.4-16.1 831 87.0 83.9-89.6
Black 268 34 15.0 10.0-21.7 234 85.0 78.3-90.0
Other 74 15 24.0 13.5-39.1 59 76.0 60.9-86.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 162 43 29.6 21.7-38.8 119 70.4 61.2-78.3
No 1113 108 11.1 8.8-13.8 1005 88.9 86.2-91.2
Education
< High School 192 41 22.7 16.1-31.2 151 77.3 68.8-83.9
High School 381 61 17.8 13.2-23.6 320 82.2 76.4-86.8
> High School 700 48 8.2 6.0-11.2 652 91.8 88.8-94.0
Marital Status
Married 851 90 12.9 10.3-16.0 761 87.1 84.0-89.7
Other 424 61 15.6 11.5-20.9 363 84.4 79.1-88.5
Income
14,999 or less 336 63 20.7 15.6-26.9 273 79.3 73.1-84.4
15,000-24,999 169 31 21.4 14.4-30.6 138 78.6 69.4-85.6
25,000-49,999 250 25 11.7 7.5-17.6 225 88.3 82.4-92.5
50,000 or more 428 17 4.8 2.8- 8.1 411 95.2 91.9-97.2
WIC recipient
No 723 56 9.5 7.0-12.7 667 90.5 87.3-93.0
Yes 543 92 18.8 14.9-23.4 451 81.2 76.6-85.1
Medicaid recipient
No 658 45 7.4 5.3-10.3 613 92.6 89.7-94.7
Yes 617 106 19.9 16.0-24.4 511 80.1 75.6-84.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 548 56 11.0 8.5-14.0 492 89.0 86.0-91.5
2500+ grams 727 95 14.2 11.7-17.2 632 85.8 82.8-88.3

~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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