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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 HAVE PAID LEAVE1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 494 315 63.3 58.3-68.2 179 36.7 31.8-41.7
Age
< 25 years 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
25-34 years 295 185 62.5 55.8-68.7 110 37.5 31.3-44.2
35+ years 117 84 72.7 62.8-80.8 33 27.3 19.2-37.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 310 188 59.3 53.1-65.2 122 40.7 34.8-46.9
Non-Hispanic Black 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
> High School 378 246 64.7 59.0-70.0 132 35.3 30.0-41.0
Marital Status
Married 333 219 65.4 59.6-70.8 114 34.6 29.2-40.4
Other 161 96 59.7 50.0-68.7 65 40.3 31.3-50.0
Medicaid recipient
No 313 215 67.3 61.2-72.9 98 32.7 27.1-38.8
Yes 181 100 57.5 48.6-65.9 81 42.5 34.1-51.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 149 100 64.2 55.8-71.7 49 35.8 28.3-44.2
2500+ grams 345 215 63.3 57.8-68.4 130 36.7 31.6-42.2

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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