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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

WORK LEAVE AFTER PREGNANCY

Did any of the things listed below affect your decision about taking leave from work after your new baby was born? I HAD NOT BUILT UP ENOUGH LEAVE TIME TO TAKE ANY OR MORE TIME OFF1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 486 374 77.2 72.4-81.4 112 22.8 18.6-27.6
Age
< 25 years 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
25-34 years 289 220 76.1 69.7-81.5 69 23.9 18.5-30.3
35+ years 116 89 79.3 69.8-86.4 27 20.7 13.6-30.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 305 236 78.4 72.8-83.1 69 21.6 16.9-27.2
Non-Hispanic Black 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
> High School 375 285 76.9 71.6-81.5 90 23.1 18.5-28.4
Marital Status
Married 328 257 79.4 74.2-83.8 71 20.6 16.2-25.8
Other 158 117 73.3 63.6-81.2 41 26.7 18.8-36.4
Medicaid recipient
No 310 247 81.4 76.2-85.7 63 18.6 14.3-23.8
Yes 176 127 70.8 61.8-78.5 49 29.2 21.5-38.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 148 110 74.7 67.0-81.1 38 25.3 18.9-33.0
2500+ grams 338 264 77.4 72.3-81.8 74 22.6 18.2-27.7

1Asked only of mothers who reported not taking any leave.
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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