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2009 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 1107 123 11.9 9.8-14.4 984 88.1 85.6-90.2
Age
< 20 years 107 12 14.5 8.0-25.0 95 85.5 75.0-92.0
20-24 years 257 34 14.2 9.8-20.1 223 85.8 79.9-90.2
25-34 years 573 58 9.8 7.3-13.1 515 90.2 86.9-92.7
35+ years 170 19 13.6 8.5-21.0 151 86.4 79.0-91.5
Race
White 803 84 11.8 9.3-14.7 719 88.2 85.3-90.7
Black 252 27 10.5 6.7-16.0 225 89.5 84.0-93.3
Other 52 12 22.7 12.2-38.2 40 77.3 61.8-87.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 40 31.6 23.4-41.2 93 68.4 58.8-76.6
No 974 83 8.5 6.7-10.9 891 91.5 89.1-93.3
Education
< High School 181 35 21.0 14.6-29.2 146 79.0 70.8-85.4
High School 298 34 12.3 8.6-17.2 264 87.7 82.8-91.4
> High School 626 53 8.5 6.3-11.4 573 91.5 88.6-93.7
Marital Status
Married 691 60 7.9 6.0-10.5 631 92.1 89.5-94.0
Other 416 63 17.6 13.6-22.5 353 82.4 77.5-86.4
Income
14,999 or less 196 37 20.3 14.3-28.0 159 79.7 72.0-85.7
15,000-24,999 263 38 15.3 10.9-21.1 225 84.7 78.9-89.1
25,000-49,999 229 27 10.8 7.0-16.3 202 89.2 83.7-93.0
50,000 or more 372 15 3.6 2.1- 6.3 357 96.4 93.7-97.9
WIC recipient
No 593 61 10.0 7.5-13.2 532 90.0 86.8-92.5
Yes 512 61 13.7 10.4-17.7 451 86.3 82.3-89.6
Medicaid recipient
No 558 51 10.3 7.6-13.7 507 89.7 86.3-92.4
Yes 549 72 13.4 10.3-17.2 477 86.6 82.8-89.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 366 41 12.0 8.9-15.8 325 88.0 84.2-91.1
2500+ grams 741 82 11.9 9.7-14.6 659 88.1 85.4-90.3

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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 28JUL11

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