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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? MY JOB DOES NOT OFFER A FLEXIBLE WORK SCHEDULE1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 485 379 78.1 73.4-82.1 106 21.9 17.9-26.6
Age
< 25 years 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
25-34 years 290 231 79.0 72.9-84.1 59 21.0 15.9-27.1
35+ years 115 84 77.1 67.5-84.5 31 22.9 15.5-32.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 306 249 80.9 75.4-85.4 57 19.1 14.6-24.6
Non-Hispanic Black 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
> High School 373 298 80.5 75.5-84.7 75 19.5 15.3-24.5
Marital Status
Married 328 262 79.4 74.0-83.8 66 20.6 16.2-26.0
Other 157 117 75.7 66.4-83.1 40 24.3 16.9-33.6
Medicaid recipient
No 309 252 82.0 76.7-86.3 57 18.0 13.7-23.3
Yes 176 127 72.1 63.4-79.5 49 27.9 20.5-36.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 148 114 75.9 68.0-82.3 34 24.1 17.7-32.0
2500+ grams 337 265 78.2 73.2-82.6 72 21.8 17.4-26.8

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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