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2015 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 below if you needed them? SOMEONE TO LOAN ME $50

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 878 165 18.2 15.2-21.6 713 81.8 78.4-84.8
Age
< 20 years 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 157 38 22.1 15.2-31.1 119 77.9 68.9-84.8
25-34 years 520 96 18.8 15.0-23.4 424 81.2 76.6-85.0
35+ years 160 22 11.5 6.8-18.9 138 88.5 81.1-93.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 482 65 13.2 9.9-17.5 417 86.8 82.5-90.1
Non-Hispanic Black 206 43 20.5 14.1-28.8 163 79.5 71.2-85.9
Non-Hispanic Other 59 20 33.5 20.7-49.3 39 66.5 50.7-79.3
Latina 115 37 28.0 19.6-38.4 78 72.0 61.6-80.4
Education
< High School 110 39 33.7 23.5-45.7 71 66.3 54.3-76.5
High School 166 43 21.0 14.4-29.6 123 79.0 70.4-85.6
> High School 596 78 13.2 10.3-16.8 518 86.8 83.2-89.7
Marital Status
Married 582 91 15.6 12.3-19.6 491 84.4 80.4-87.7
Other 296 74 22.6 17.2-29.1 222 77.4 70.9-82.8
WIC recipient
No 538 75 12.4 9.5-16.2 463 87.6 83.8-90.5
Yes 328 88 25.6 20.2-31.8 240 74.4 68.2-79.8
Medicaid recipient
No 541 86 14.1 11.0-17.8 455 85.9 82.2-89.0
Yes 337 79 23.9 18.5-30.2 258 76.1 69.8-81.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 312 75 25.5 20.9-30.8 237 74.5 69.2-79.1
2500+ grams 566 90 17.5 14.3-21.2 476 82.5 78.8-85.7

The overall weighted response rate in 2015 was 51%. It fell short of the 55% 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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