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2012 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SOCIAL SUPPORT

During your most recent pregnancy, would you have had the kinds of help listed? 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 608 73 12.7 9.8-16.2 535 87.3 83.8-90.2
Age
< 20 years 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 139 18 10.5 5.8-18.3 121 89.5 81.7-94.2
25-34 years 341 36 12.5 8.8-17.3 305 87.5 82.7-91.2
35+ years 83 16 20.8 12.1-33.3 67 79.2 66.7-87.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 348 30 9.5 6.3-13.9 318 90.5 86.1-93.7
Non-Hispanic Black 142 20 15.6 9.5-24.6 122 84.4 75.4-90.5
Non-Hispanic Other 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 79 15 19.3 11.2-31.1 64 80.7 68.9-88.8
Education
< High School 88 17 19.5 11.3-31.6 71 80.5 68.4-88.7
High School 116 24 22.5 14.7-32.8 92 77.5 67.2-85.3
> High School 404 32 7.9 5.3-11.4 372 92.1 88.6-94.7
Marital Status
Married 367 37 9.0 6.3-12.8 330 91.0 87.2-93.7
Other 241 36 17.5 12.3-24.2 205 82.5 75.8-87.7
WIC recipient
No 285 23 8.3 5.4-12.7 262 91.7 87.3-94.6
Yes 320 50 16.5 12.1-22.0 270 83.5 78.0-87.9
Medicaid recipient
No 315 25 8.2 5.4-12.3 290 91.8 87.7-94.6
Yes 293 48 17.2 12.6-23.2 245 82.8 76.8-87.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 198 25 13.4 9.2-19.2 173 86.6 80.8-90.8
2500+ grams 410 48 12.6 9.6-16.4 362 87.4 83.6-90.4

For 2012, N.C. PRAMS only collected data on May through December births. Additionally, the overall weighted response rate was 51%.
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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