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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 HELP ME IF I WERE SICK AND NEEDED TO BE IN BED1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 870 118 13.6 11.1-16.6 752 86.4 83.4-88.9
Age
< 25 years 194 31 15.8 10.7-22.6 163 84.2 77.4-89.3
25-34 years 500 67 12.8 9.7-16.7 433 87.2 83.3-90.3
35+ years 176 20 13.2 8.0-20.9 156 86.8 79.1-92.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 484 54 11.3 8.4-15.0 430 88.7 85.0-91.6
Non-Hispanic Black 152 23 14.7 8.7-23.6 129 85.3 76.4-91.3
Non-Hispanic Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 152 26 18.4 12.5-26.4 126 81.6 73.6-87.5
Education
< High School 104 20 19.2 11.7-29.9 84 80.8 70.1-88.3
High School 183 38 20.4 14.4-28.2 145 79.6 71.8-85.6
> High School 582 60 10.5 7.8-14.0 522 89.5 86.0-92.2
Marital Status
Married 566 59 10.7 8.2-13.8 507 89.3 86.2-91.8
Other 304 59 18.4 13.6-24.6 245 81.6 75.4-86.4
Medicaid recipient
No 490 53 12.0 9.1-15.8 437 88.0 84.2-90.9
Yes 380 65 15.5 11.5-20.6 315 84.5 79.4-88.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 265 41 16.5 12.4-21.7 224 83.5 78.3-87.6
2500+ grams 605 77 13.4 10.7-16.6 528 86.6 83.4-89.3

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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