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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

Preconception Health Indicators Women 18-44

Percentage of women reporting that they had adequate social and emotional support available to them after delivering their baby

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1130 172 14.9 12.6-17.6 958 85.1 82.4-87.4
Age
18-19 years 87 19 21.6 12.9-34.0 68 78.4 66.0-87.1
20-24 years 268 44 16.2 11.6-22.2 224 83.8 77.8-88.4
25-34 years 598 80 12.8 9.9-16.3 518 87.2 83.7-90.1
35-44 years 177 29 16.3 10.8-23.8 148 83.7 76.2-89.2
Race
White 826 114 14.8 12.1-18.0 712 85.2 82.0-87.9
Black 252 46 14.3 9.8-20.3 206 85.7 79.7-90.2
Other 52 12 20.0 10.2-35.5 40 80.0 64.5-89.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 144 50 36.6 28.2-45.9 94 63.4 54.1-71.8
No 986 122 11.0 8.9-13.5 864 89.0 86.5-91.1
Education
< High School 170 48 29.6 22.0-38.6 122 70.4 61.4-78.0
High School 318 57 15.3 11.3-20.4 261 84.7 79.6-88.7
> High School 638 64 9.8 7.4-12.8 574 90.2 87.2-92.6
Marital Status
Married 712 81 10.2 7.9-13.0 631 89.8 87.0-92.1
Other 418 91 21.9 17.5-27.1 327 78.1 72.9-82.5
Income
14,999 or less 317 78 23.0 18.0-29.0 239 77.0 71.0-82.0
15,000-24,999 151 22 15.0 9.4-23.3 129 85.0 76.7-90.6
25,000-49,999 231 31 12.2 8.0-18.0 200 87.8 82.0-92.0
50,000 or more 375 21 4.5 2.7- 7.3 354 95.5 92.7-97.3
WIC recipient
No 616 82 13.2 10.4-16.7 534 86.8 83.3-89.6
Yes 512 89 16.5 13.0-20.7 423 83.5 79.3-87.0
Medicaid recipient
No 572 67 11.9 9.2-15.4 505 88.1 84.6-90.8
Yes 558 105 17.6 14.1-21.7 453 82.4 78.3-85.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 383 75 21.1 17.3-25.6 308 78.9 74.4-82.7
2500+ grams 747 97 14.4 11.9-17.3 650 85.6 82.7-88.1

Percentage of women who reported that since they delivered their baby, three or more of five types of social support would be available to them if needed.

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009. The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
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.

This page was generated on 18APR12

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