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Social Support: Someone to Loan You $50*

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 841 134 16.4 13.2-20.2 707 83.6 79.8-86.8
Age
< 20 years 126 24 18.7 10.8-30.3 102 81.3 69.7-89.2
20-24 years 219 34 19.2 12.6-28.0 185 80.8 72.0-87.4
25-34 years 401 66 16.0 11.8-21.5 335 84.0 78.5-88.2
35+ years 95 10 7.5 2.7-19.0 85 92.5 81.0-97.3
Mother's Race
White 565 75 12.5 9.2-16.6 490 87.5 83.4-90.8
African American 251 51 24.6 17.5-33.4 200 75.4 66.6-82.5
Other Minorities 25 8 27.9 10.3-56.6 17 72.1 43.4-89.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 7 50.6 16.7-84.0 11 49.4 16.0-83.3
No 823 127 15.9 12.7-19.7 696 84.1 80.3-87.3
Education
< High School 164 40 20.2 12.6-30.7 124 79.8 69.3-87.4
High School 289 51 21.4 15.4-29.1 238 78.6 70.9-84.6
> High School 388 43 11.0 7.5-15.7 345 89.0 84.3-92.5
Marital Status
Married 559 79 14.1 10.6-18.5 480 85.9 81.5-89.4
Other 282 55 20.8 14.8-28.6 227 79.2 71.4-85.2
Income
15,999 or less 262 68 25.8 18.7-34.5 194 74.2 65.5-81.3
16,000-24,999 130 23 21.9 12.9-34.8 107 78.1 65.2-87.1
25,000-39,999 138 18 16.6 9.9-26.3 120 83.4 73.7-90.1
40,000 or more 260 16 5.7 3.1-10.2 244 94.3 89.8-96.9
WIC recipient
No 460 48 10.6 7.4-15.1 412 89.4 84.9-92.6
Yes 375 85 23.0 17.5-29.7 290 77.0 70.3-82.5
Medicaid recipient
No 429 45 11.1 7.9-15.5 384 88.9 84.5-92.1
Yes 412 89 22.2 16.8-28.9 323 77.8 71.1-83.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 171 25 15.4 10.6-21.9 146 84.6 78.1-89.4
1500-2499 grams 266 48 18.5 14.1-23.8 218 81.5 76.2-85.9
2500+ grams 402 61 16.3 12.8-20.5 341 83.7 79.5-87.2

*Survey Question:
Since your delivery, would you have the kinds of help listed below if you needed them? 57a.
Someone to loan me $50

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