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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

WORK LEAVE AFTER PREGNANCY

Work Leave Taken?1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
Paid Leave Only Unpaid Leave Only Paid and Unpaid Leave No Leave
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 517 169 31.5 27.1-36.3 236 46.3 41.3-51.4 67 11.9 9.1-15.3 45 10.3 7.4-14.1
Age
< 25 years 83 13 17.5 9.7-29.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 17.3 9.7-29.0
25-34 years 309 104 32.3 26.7-38.5 140 46.0 39.6-52.5 43 13.2 9.4-18.2 22 8.5 5.3-13.4
35+ years 125 52 41.7 32.0-52.1 43 32.4 23.8-42.4 20 16.9 10.7-25.8 *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 320 116 36.0 30.4-41.9 140 44.6 38.7-50.6 47 13.3 9.8-17.7 17 6.2 3.7-10.1
Non-Hispanic Black 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 16.9 9.4-28.6
> High School 394 147 35.5 30.3-41.1 169 44.6 39.1-50.3 56 13.2 9.9-17.3 22 6.7 4.2-10.6
Marital Status
Married 348 136 39.4 33.9-45.2 140 40.5 34.9-46.3 50 13.1 9.7-17.5 22 7.0 4.5-10.8
Other 169 33 17.7 11.6-26.1 96 56.6 47.1-65.7 17 9.7 5.6-16.3 23 16.0 10.0-24.5
Medicaid recipient
No 327 141 41.7 35.8-47.8 115 35.3 29.7-41.3 53 15.9 11.8-21.0 18 7.2 4.4-11.3
Yes 190 28 16.2 10.6-23.9 121 63.0 54.3-71.0 14 5.7 3.2-10.1 27 15.0 9.6-22.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 154 49 27.8 21.5-35.2 72 50.8 42.8-58.7 22 13.4 8.9-19.7 11 7.9 4.4-13.8
2500+ grams 363 120 31.8 27.1-37.0 164 46.0 40.6-51.4 45 11.7 8.8-15.5 34 10.5 7.4-14.6

1Asked only of mothers who reported having returned or planning to return to the job they had.
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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