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2012 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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During your most recent pregnancy, would you have had the kinds of help listed? SOMEONE TO TALK WITH ABOUT MY PROBLEMS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 608 97 16.4 13.2-20.2 511 83.6 79.8-86.8
Age
< 20 years 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 139 28 20.8 13.7-30.2 111 79.2 69.8-86.3
25-34 years 341 45 13.2 9.7-17.9 296 86.8 82.1-90.3
35+ years 83 17 23.9 14.6-36.6 66 76.1 63.4-85.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 349 41 12.0 8.5-16.5 308 88.0 83.5-91.5
Non-Hispanic Black 141 27 20.3 13.2-29.8 114 79.7 70.2-86.8
Non-Hispanic Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 80 22 25.9 16.7-38.0 58 74.1 62.0-83.3
Education
< High School 87 21 23.1 14.3-35.3 66 76.9 64.7-85.7
High School 117 28 21.6 14.2-31.5 89 78.4 68.5-85.8
> High School 404 48 13.1 9.8-17.4 356 86.9 82.6-90.2
Marital Status
Married 367 49 13.0 9.6-17.2 318 87.0 82.8-90.4
Other 241 48 20.9 15.4-27.8 193 79.1 72.2-84.6
WIC recipient
No 286 29 10.4 7.1-15.1 257 89.6 84.9-92.9
Yes 319 68 21.6 16.7-27.5 251 78.4 72.5-83.3
Medicaid recipient
No 316 35 11.2 7.8-15.7 281 88.8 84.3-92.2
Yes 292 62 21.7 16.6-27.9 230 78.3 72.1-83.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 197 32 17.9 12.9-24.2 165 82.1 75.8-87.1
2500+ grams 411 65 16.3 12.9-20.3 346 83.7 79.7-87.1

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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