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2014 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 LOAN ME $50

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 951 183 19.1 16.3-22.3 768 80.9 77.7-83.7
Age
< 20 years 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 210 42 16.8 11.7-23.5 168 83.2 76.5-88.3
25-34 years 529 85 17.7 14.1-22.0 444 82.3 78.0-85.9
35+ years 164 41 25.9 18.9-34.4 123 74.1 65.6-81.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 506 65 12.6 9.6-16.2 441 87.4 83.8-90.4
Non-Hispanic Black 186 38 22.3 15.8-30.5 148 77.7 69.5-84.2
Non-Hispanic Other 58 18 35.3 21.9-51.4 40 64.7 48.6-78.1
Latina 180 57 28.7 21.7-36.9 123 71.3 63.1-78.3
Education
< High School 169 51 26.4 19.5-34.7 118 73.6 65.3-80.5
High School 187 48 25.8 18.9-34.1 139 74.2 65.9-81.1
> High School 594 84 14.6 11.6-18.2 510 85.4 81.8-88.4
Marital Status
Married 579 86 15.2 12.2-18.9 493 84.8 81.1-87.8
Other 372 97 25.2 20.2-31.0 275 74.8 69.0-79.8
WIC recipient
No 552 71 12.3 9.5-15.7 481 87.7 84.3-90.5
Yes 391 109 28.0 22.9-33.7 282 72.0 66.3-77.1
Medicaid recipient
No 579 93 14.7 11.7-18.3 486 85.3 81.7-88.3
Yes 372 90 25.3 20.4-31.0 282 74.7 69.0-79.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 330 67 20.8 16.6-25.6 263 79.2 74.4-83.4
2500+ grams 621 116 19.0 16.0-22.4 505 81.0 77.6-84.0

The overall weighted response rate in 2014 was 55%. It fell short of the 60% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

*** 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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