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Social Support: Someone to Help if sick in bed*

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 845 84 10.9 8.2-14.2 761 89.1 85.8-91.8
Age
< 20 years 127 9 5.9 2.2-15.1 118 94.1 84.9-97.8
20-24 years 222 30 18.4 12.0-27.3 192 81.6 72.7-88.0
25-34 years 401 38 9.5 6.3-14.0 363 90.5 86.0-93.7
35+ years 95 7 5.5 1.6-17.4 88 94.5 82.6-98.4
Mother's Race
White 568 54 10.5 7.5-14.5 514 89.5 85.5-92.5
African American 252 25 9.8 5.5-16.7 227 90.2 83.3-94.5
Other Minorities 25 5 26.1 9.1-55.6 20 73.9 44.4-90.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 7 43.5 13.0-80.0 11 56.5 20.0-87.0
No 827 77 10.4 7.8-13.7 750 89.6 86.3-92.2
Education
< High School 163 27 15.1 8.6-25.1 136 84.9 74.9-91.4
High School 293 25 10.0 6.0-16.2 268 90.0 83.8-94.0
> High School 389 32 9.6 6.3-14.3 357 90.4 85.7-93.7
Marital Status
Married 563 50 9.7 6.8-13.7 513 90.3 86.3-93.2
Other 282 34 13.1 8.3-20.0 248 86.9 80.0-91.7
Income
15,999 or less 262 40 14.9 9.5-22.6 222 85.1 77.4-90.5
16,000-24,999 132 13 12.5 6.0-24.3 119 87.5 75.7-94.0
25,000-39,999 140 13 9.8 5.1-18.0 127 90.2 82.0-94.9
40,000 or more 260 11 5.6 2.9-10.4 249 94.4 89.6-97.1
WIC recipient
No 463 22 5.6 3.4- 9.1 441 94.4 90.9-96.6
Yes 376 61 16.9 12.1-23.1 315 83.1 76.9-87.9
Medicaid recipient
No 432 30 8.4 5.5-12.5 402 91.6 87.5-94.5
Yes 413 54 13.6 9.4-19.4 359 86.4 80.6-90.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 171 12 7.4 4.2-12.7 159 92.6 87.3-95.8
1500-2499 grams 265 31 12.1 8.6-16.9 234 87.9 83.1-91.4
2500+ grams 407 41 10.8 8.0-14.5 366 89.2 85.5-92.0

*Survey Question:
Since your delivery, would you have the kinds of help listed below if you needed them? 57b.
Someone to help me if I were sick and needed to be in bed

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