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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Since you delivered your new baby, would you have the kinds of help listed below if you needed them? SOMEONE TO TAKE CARE OF MY BABY1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 869 120 13.8 11.3-16.8 749 86.2 83.2-88.7
Age
< 25 years 194 32 16.0 11.0-22.7 162 84.0 77.3-89.0
25-34 years 499 67 13.1 10.0-16.9 432 86.9 83.1-90.0
35+ years 176 21 13.1 7.8-21.2 155 86.9 78.8-92.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 483 52 10.3 7.6-13.8 431 89.7 86.2-92.4
Non-Hispanic Black 152 22 14.4 8.5-23.4 130 85.6 76.6-91.5
Non-Hispanic Other 61 *** *** *** 54 88.2 76.0-94.6
Latina 152 34 24.5 17.6-32.9 118 75.5 67.1-82.4
Education
< High School 104 27 28.1 19.0-39.5 *** *** ***
High School 183 41 23.3 16.9-31.3 142 76.7 68.7-83.1
> High School 581 52 8.4 6.0-11.6 529 91.6 88.4-94.0
Marital Status
Married 564 58 10.0 7.6-13.1 506 90.0 86.9-92.4
Other 305 62 20.0 15.0-26.1 243 80.0 73.9-85.0
Medicaid recipient
No 489 46 10.0 7.3-13.4 443 90.0 86.6-92.7
Yes 380 74 18.4 14.1-23.6 306 81.6 76.4-85.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 265 41 16.7 12.5-21.9 224 83.3 78.1-87.5
2500+ grams 604 79 13.6 10.9-16.8 525 86.4 83.2-89.1

1Asked of all mothers.
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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