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2011 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 TAKE CARE OF MY BABY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 902 98 10.3 8.2-12.9 804 89.7 87.1-91.8
Age
< 20 years 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 224 29 9.9 6.3-15.1 195 90.1 84.9-93.7
25-34 years 477 51 10.6 7.8-14.3 426 89.4 85.7-92.2
35+ years 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 509 36 6.4 4.3- 9.3 473 93.6 90.7-95.7
Non-Hispanic Black 224 35 18.8 13.1-26.1 189 81.2 73.9-86.9
Non-Hispanic Other 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 112 18 13.8 8.1-22.6 94 86.2 77.4-91.9
Education
< High School 152 32 21.7 14.9-30.5 120 78.3 69.5-85.1
High School 181 22 8.5 5.0-14.2 159 91.5 85.8-95.0
> High School 568 44 7.5 5.3-10.4 524 92.5 89.6-94.7
Marital Status
Married 538 42 6.7 4.6- 9.5 496 93.3 90.5-95.4
Other 363 56 15.8 11.8-20.8 307 84.2 79.2-88.2
WIC recipient
No 448 31 6.1 4.0- 9.1 417 93.9 90.9-96.0
Yes 453 67 14.3 10.9-18.6 386 85.7 81.4-89.1
Medicaid recipient
No 390 24 6.3 4.0- 9.7 366 93.7 90.3-96.0
Yes 512 74 13.3 10.2-17.2 438 86.7 82.8-89.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 288 42 15.0 11.3-19.6 246 85.0 80.4-88.7
2500+ grams 614 56 9.9 7.7-12.7 558 90.1 87.3-92.3

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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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