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2010 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 932 97 11.2 9.0-13.9 835 88.8 86.1-91.0
Age
< 20 years 77 12 11.5 5.5-22.3 65 88.5 77.7-94.5
20-24 years 219 28 15.6 10.7-22.3 191 84.4 77.7-89.3
25-34 years 483 43 9.5 6.8-13.0 440 90.5 87.0-93.2
35+ years 153 14 9.2 5.0-16.1 139 90.8 83.9-95.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 577 44 8.7 6.4-11.9 533 91.3 88.1-93.6
Non-Hispanic Black 194 22 10.6 6.4-17.1 172 89.4 82.9-93.6
Non-Hispanic Other 49 8 16.6 8.0-31.5 41 83.4 68.5-92.0
Latina 106 23 21.3 13.7-31.5 83 78.7 68.5-86.3
Education
< High School 144 25 15.9 9.9-24.5 119 84.1 75.5-90.1
High School 238 39 15.3 10.8-21.2 199 84.7 78.8-89.2
> High School 547 33 7.6 5.4-10.6 514 92.4 89.4-94.6
Marital Status
Married 595 51 9.7 7.3-12.9 544 90.3 87.1-92.7
Other 337 46 13.3 9.6-18.2 291 86.7 81.8-90.4
WIC recipient
No 507 28 5.9 3.9- 8.8 479 94.1 91.2-96.1
Yes 420 69 16.6 12.9-21.2 351 83.4 78.8-87.1
Medicaid recipient
No 459 30 7.5 5.2-10.9 429 92.5 89.1-94.8
Yes 473 67 14.1 10.8-18.2 406 85.9 81.8-89.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 304 31 11.5 8.3-15.9 273 88.5 84.1-91.7
2500+ grams 628 66 11.2 8.8-14.1 562 88.8 85.9-91.2

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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 16NOV12

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