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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 HELP ME IF I WERE SICK AND NEEDED TO BE IN BED

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 910 91 9.3 7.3-11.7 819 90.7 88.3-92.7
Age
< 20 years 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 228 27 9.6 6.1-14.8 201 90.4 85.2-93.9
25-34 years 480 49 10.0 7.3-13.6 431 90.0 86.4-92.7
35+ years 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 511 35 6.1 4.2- 9.0 476 93.9 91.0-95.8
Non-Hispanic Black 226 30 14.2 9.4-20.8 196 85.8 79.2-90.6
Non-Hispanic Other 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 114 18 15.8 9.6-24.8 96 84.2 75.2-90.4
Education
< High School 155 26 16.7 10.9-24.8 129 83.3 75.2-89.1
High School 185 25 11.7 7.4-17.9 160 88.3 82.1-92.6
> High School 569 40 6.1 4.2- 8.8 529 93.9 91.2-95.8
Marital Status
Married 542 36 5.6 3.8- 8.2 506 94.4 91.8-96.2
Other 367 55 14.8 11.0-19.7 312 85.2 80.3-89.0
WIC recipient
No 449 25 4.3 2.6- 6.8 424 95.7 93.2-97.4
Yes 459 66 14.1 10.7-18.2 393 85.9 81.8-89.3
Medicaid recipient
No 392 20 4.4 2.6- 7.5 372 95.6 92.5-97.4
Yes 518 71 13.0 10.0-16.7 447 87.0 83.3-90.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 291 39 14.1 10.5-18.6 252 85.9 81.4-89.5
2500+ grams 619 52 8.9 6.8-11.6 567 91.1 88.4-93.2

~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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