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2015 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 below if you needed them? 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 880 115 12.9 10.4-15.9 765 87.1 84.1-89.6
Age
< 20 years 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 157 24 16.2 10.3-24.5 133 83.8 75.5-89.7
25-34 years 521 67 12.9 9.7-17.0 454 87.1 83.0-90.3
35+ years 160 19 12.4 7.3-20.5 141 87.6 79.5-92.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 482 43 9.9 6.9-13.9 439 90.1 86.1-93.1
Non-Hispanic Black 207 35 17.3 11.7-24.7 172 82.7 75.3-88.3
Non-Hispanic Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 115 26 19.7 12.7-29.2 89 80.3 70.8-87.3
Education
< High School 111 24 25.0 16.1-36.7 87 75.0 63.3-83.9
High School 166 28 15.1 9.6-22.9 138 84.9 77.1-90.4
> High School 597 60 9.2 6.9-12.3 537 90.8 87.7-93.1
Marital Status
Married 583 66 11.7 8.8-15.5 517 88.3 84.5-91.2
Other 297 49 14.9 10.8-20.3 248 85.1 79.7-89.2
WIC recipient
No 538 59 10.2 7.5-13.8 479 89.8 86.2-92.5
Yes 330 54 15.7 11.5-21.0 276 84.3 79.0-88.5
Medicaid recipient
No 543 66 10.9 8.2-14.4 477 89.1 85.6-91.8
Yes 337 49 15.7 11.4-21.3 288 84.3 78.7-88.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 313 50 16.6 12.8-21.2 263 83.4 78.8-87.2
2500+ grams 567 65 12.6 9.9-15.9 502 87.4 84.1-90.1

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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