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2014 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 TAKE ME TO THE CLINIC OR DOCTORS OFFICE IF I NEEDED A RIDE

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 958 101 10.9 8.7-13.5 857 89.1 86.5-91.3
Age
< 20 years 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 210 23 8.5 5.0-14.0 187 91.5 86.0-95.0
25-34 years 534 49 10.8 8.0-14.5 485 89.2 85.5-92.0
35+ years 166 26 17.0 11.2-24.8 140 83.0 75.2-88.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 507 41 7.8 5.5-10.8 466 92.2 89.2-94.5
Non-Hispanic Black 186 22 14.0 8.8-21.6 164 86.0 78.4-91.2
Non-Hispanic Other 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 186 30 15.0 10.0-21.9 156 85.0 78.1-90.0
Education
< High School 173 26 15.5 10.1-22.9 147 84.5 77.1-89.9
High School 189 27 14.6 9.4-22.0 162 85.4 78.0-90.6
> High School 595 48 8.1 5.9-11.0 547 91.9 89.0-94.1
Marital Status
Married 583 53 9.5 7.1-12.7 530 90.5 87.3-92.9
Other 375 48 12.9 9.2-17.8 327 87.1 82.2-90.8
WIC recipient
No 557 44 8.3 6.0-11.4 513 91.7 88.6-94.0
Yes 393 56 14.4 10.6-19.1 337 85.6 80.9-89.4
Medicaid recipient
No 584 53 8.5 6.3-11.5 531 91.5 88.5-93.7
Yes 374 48 14.1 10.3-19.0 326 85.9 81.0-89.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 335 35 10.9 7.9-14.9 300 89.1 85.1-92.1
2500+ grams 623 66 10.8 8.6-13.7 557 89.2 86.3-91.4

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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