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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Since your delivery, would you have help if you needed: SOMEONE TO HELP ME IF I WERE TIRED AND FEELING FRUSTRATED WITH MY NEW BABY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1318 178 13.6 11.6-15.8 1140 86.4 84.2-88.4
Age
< 20 years 139 22 16.1 10.2-24.5 117 83.9 75.5-89.8
20-24 years 307 46 13.7 9.9-18.8 261 86.3 81.2-90.1
25-34 years 666 90 14.3 11.5-17.6 576 85.7 82.4-88.5
35+ years 206 20 8.8 5.3-14.2 186 91.2 85.8-94.7
Race
White 932 116 12.8 10.5-15.4 816 87.2 84.6-89.5
Black 321 49 15.3 11.1-20.8 272 84.7 79.2-88.9
Other 65 13 17.5 9.3-30.4 52 82.5 69.6-90.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 173 50 29.7 22.7-37.9 123 70.3 62.1-77.3
No 1144 127 10.7 8.8-13.0 1017 89.3 87.0-91.2
Education
< High School 249 55 22.3 16.9-28.7 194 77.7 71.3-83.1
High School 353 53 15.6 11.6-20.5 300 84.4 79.5-88.4
> High School 713 69 8.8 6.8-11.4 644 91.2 88.6-93.2
Marital Status
Married 804 89 10.2 8.1-12.8 715 89.8 87.2-91.9
Other 514 89 18.4 14.8-22.6 425 81.6 77.4-85.2
Income
14,999 or less 358 71 19.7 15.3-25.0 287 80.3 75.0-84.7
15,000-24,999 171 25 15.4 10.2-22.7 146 84.6 77.3-89.8
25,000-49,999 254 31 12.5 8.6-17.8 223 87.5 82.2-91.4
50,000 or more 438 30 6.1 4.0- 9.1 408 93.9 90.9-96.0
WIC recipient
No 727 72 9.1 7.0-11.8 655 90.9 88.2-93.0
Yes 584 106 18.7 15.4-22.7 478 81.3 77.3-84.6
Medicaid recipient
No 627 53 7.4 5.5-10.1 574 92.6 89.9-94.5
Yes 691 125 18.8 15.6-22.4 566 81.2 77.6-84.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 424 65 15.7 12.5-19.4 359 84.3 80.6-87.5
2500+ grams 894 113 13.4 11.2-15.9 781 86.6 84.1-88.8

#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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