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Social Support: Someone to take care of Baby*

1997 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 840 92 10.6 8.0-13.9 748 89.4 86.1-92.0
Age
< 20 years 127 11 7.5 3.2-16.7 116 92.5 83.3-96.8
20-24 years 220 27 13.0 7.8-21.0 193 87.0 79.0-92.2
25-34 years 399 46 10.5 7.1-15.2 353 89.5 84.8-92.9
35+ years 94 8 10.1 3.9-23.5 86 89.9 76.5-96.1
Mother's Race
White 565 63 10.3 7.4-14.2 502 89.7 85.8-92.6
African American 251 26 11.4 6.7-18.6 225 88.6 81.4-93.3
Other Minorities 24 3 10.4 1.8-42.6 21 89.6 57.4-98.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 7 29.4 6.6-71.2 11 70.6 28.8-93.4
No 822 85 10.3 7.8-13.6 737 89.7 86.4-92.2
Education
< High School 162 27 15.3 8.7-25.4 135 84.7 74.6-91.3
High School 290 29 8.7 5.1-14.5 261 91.3 85.5-94.9
> High School 388 36 9.8 6.6-14.5 352 90.2 85.5-93.4
Marital Status
Married 560 58 10.2 7.3-14.3 502 89.8 85.7-92.7
Other 280 34 11.3 7.0-17.7 246 88.7 82.3-93.0
Income
15,999 or less 262 48 18.2 12.1-26.3 214 81.8 73.7-87.9
16,000-24,999 129 9 2.9 0.8- 9.8 120 97.1 90.2-99.2
25,000-39,999 139 15 11.0 6.0-19.5 124 89.0 80.5-94.0
40,000 or more 260 15 6.9 3.9-12.0 245 93.1 88.0-96.1
WIC recipient
No 462 31 7.2 4.6-11.1 431 92.8 88.9-95.4
Yes 372 60 14.5 10.2-20.4 312 85.5 79.6-89.8
Medicaid recipient
No 432 37 8.7 5.8-12.8 395 91.3 87.2-94.2
Yes 408 55 12.7 8.6-18.3 353 87.3 81.7-91.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 167 14 8.5 5.0-14.0 153 91.5 86.0-95.0
1500-2499 grams 266 38 14.5 10.7-19.4 228 85.5 80.6-89.3
2500+ grams 405 40 10.4 7.6-14.0 365 89.6 86.0-92.4

*Survey Question:
Since your delivery, would you have the kinds of help listed below if you needed them? 57d.
Someone to take care of my baby

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.