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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 TIRED AND FEELING FRUSTRATED WITH MY NEW BABY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 910 98 9.8 7.8-12.2 812 90.2 87.8-92.2
Age
< 20 years 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 227 28 10.1 6.4-15.5 199 89.9 84.5-93.6
25-34 years 480 60 11.7 8.8-15.4 420 88.3 84.6-91.2
35+ years 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 511 30 5.4 3.6- 8.2 481 94.6 91.8-96.4
Non-Hispanic Black 225 38 17.0 11.7-23.9 187 83.0 76.1-88.3
Non-Hispanic Other 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 115 21 16.1 10.0-25.0 94 83.9 75.0-90.0
Education
< High School 156 33 20.5 14.1-28.9 123 79.5 71.1-85.9
High School 185 22 9.3 5.6-15.1 163 90.7 84.9-94.4
> High School 568 43 6.5 4.6- 9.2 525 93.5 90.8-95.4
Marital Status
Married 542 40 6.5 4.5- 9.2 502 93.5 90.8-95.5
Other 367 58 14.7 10.9-19.5 309 85.3 80.5-89.1
WIC recipient
No 448 32 5.9 4.0- 8.8 416 94.1 91.2-96.0
Yes 460 66 13.3 10.1-17.4 394 86.7 82.6-89.9
Medicaid recipient
No 391 23 5.2 3.2- 8.3 368 94.8 91.7-96.8
Yes 519 75 13.1 10.1-16.9 444 86.9 83.1-89.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 291 43 15.3 11.6-20.0 248 84.7 80.0-88.4
2500+ grams 619 55 9.3 7.2-12.0 564 90.7 88.0-92.8

~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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