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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

WORK LEAVE AFTER PREGNANCY

Have you returned to the job you had during your most recent pregnancy?1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO NO, WILL BE RETURNING YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 632 158 26.3 22.4-30.7 110 15.8 12.9-19.2 364 57.9 53.3-62.3
Age
< 25 years 122 *** *** *** 12 9.0 4.5-17.2 61 51.6 41.1-61.9
25-34 years 370 88 24.3 19.4-30.0 59 15.9 12.1-20.6 223 59.8 53.8-65.5
35+ years 140 21 17.4 11.1-26.4 39 22.9 16.2-31.3 80 59.7 50.1-68.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 374 77 20.0 15.9-24.9 70 18.5 14.6-23.2 227 61.5 56.0-66.8
Non-Hispanic Black 120 *** *** *** 22 11.7 6.5-20.1 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 128 50 43.1 33.0-53.8 17 7.6 4.3-13.2 *** *** ***
> High School 457 86 19.7 15.6-24.4 89 18.4 14.8-22.7 282 61.9 56.6-66.9
Marital Status
Married 414 84 20.8 16.8-25.6 82 19.9 15.9-24.4 248 59.3 54.0-64.5
Other 218 74 35.2 27.6-43.5 28 9.3 5.7-14.8 116 55.6 47.2-63.6
Medicaid recipient
No 372 60 16.2 12.4-21.0 78 19.4 15.4-24.2 234 64.3 58.7-69.6
Yes 260 98 39.0 32.0-46.4 32 11.2 7.4-16.6 130 49.8 42.4-57.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 193 52 29.9 23.6-37.0 37 18.9 13.9-25.1 104 51.2 44.1-58.3
2500+ grams 439 106 26.0 21.8-30.7 73 15.5 12.4-19.3 260 58.4 53.5-63.2

1Asked only of mothers who reported working during pregnancy at a job for pay.
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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