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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

WORK LEAVE AFTER PREGNANCY

Did your baby's father take leave from work after your new baby was born?1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO, HE DID NOT TAKE LEAVE YES, PAID LEAVE YES, UNPAID LEAVE YES, PAID AND UNPAID LEAVE BABYS FATHER WAS UNEMPLOYED
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 869 331 39.4 35.6-43.3 284 31.5 28.0-35.1 173 19.7 16.8-23.0 37 4.4 3.0- 6.3 44 5.0 3.5- 7.3
Age
< 25 years 196 86 43.5 35.5-51.9 42 22.8 16.7-30.4 46 22.5 16.3-30.1 *** *** *** 17 7.8 4.3-13.7
25-34 years 497 174 37.0 32.1-42.1 178 33.9 29.3-38.7 97 19.5 15.8-23.9 29 5.8 3.8- 8.6 19 3.8 2.1- 6.8
35+ years 176 71 40.8 32.5-49.6 64 36.4 28.7-44.9 30 16.6 11.3-23.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 483 138 29.3 24.9-34.1 203 42.1 37.4-47.1 101 20.4 16.8-24.7 18 4.2 2.6- 6.9 23 3.9 2.5- 6.1
Non-Hispanic Black 147 74 51.6 41.3-61.8 23 14.4 8.5-23.1 30 20.0 13.1-29.3 *** *** *** 16 11.1 5.9-19.8
Non-Hispanic Other 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 154 99 66.0 57.2-73.8 19 12.4 7.5-19.7 27 17.0 11.4-24.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 20.9 13.1-31.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 192 85 49.8 41.3-58.3 38 18.0 12.6-25.0 48 21.0 15.3-28.2 *** *** *** 17 9.4 5.3-16.0
> High School 573 182 32.0 27.7-36.6 237 39.7 35.3-44.4 103 18.9 15.4-23.0 29 5.7 3.8- 8.4 22 3.7 2.2- 6.2
Marital Status
Married 576 181 31.6 27.5-35.9 239 41.0 36.7-45.5 114 20.8 17.3-24.8 27 4.4 2.9- 6.6 15 2.3 1.3- 4.0
Other 293 150 52.6 45.4-59.7 45 15.4 11.0-21.1 59 18.0 13.2-24.0 *** *** *** 29 9.7 6.1-15.1
Medicaid recipient
No 495 157 33.7 29.1-38.6 220 42.2 37.5-47.1 83 18.0 14.4-22.2 26 5.0 3.3- 7.5 *** *** ***
Yes 374 174 46.3 40.2-52.6 64 18.5 14.2-23.7 90 21.9 17.3-27.2 11 3.6 1.8- 7.2 35 9.7 6.5-14.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 269 107 40.8 34.9-46.9 76 25.6 20.8-31.0 57 22.8 18.0-28.5 *** *** *** 19 7.5 4.8-11.5
2500+ grams 600 224 39.3 35.2-43.5 208 32.0 28.3-35.9 116 19.5 16.4-23.0 27 4.4 3.0- 6.5 25 4.8 3.2- 7.3

1Asked of all mothers.
Work leave questions were new in Phase 8 (Survey questions 72-77). For more information please visit PRAMS–Annual Questionnaires.
2Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards.
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.
The overall weighted response rate in 2018 was 53%.

This page was generated on 10OCT19

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