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Social Support: Someone to talk with about Problems*

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 843 88 9.2 6.8-12.3 755 90.8 87.7-93.2
Age
< 20 years 126 16 12.2 6.2-22.6 110 87.8 77.4-93.8
20-24 years 221 24 11.0 6.3-18.7 197 89.0 81.3-93.7
25-34 years 401 38 8.4 5.4-12.7 363 91.6 87.3-94.6
35+ years 95 10 3.1 1.0- 9.1 85 96.9 90.9-99.0
Mother's Race
White 566 47 7.6 5.2-11.2 519 92.4 88.8-94.8
African American 252 36 11.9 7.2-19.1 216 88.1 80.9-92.8
Other Minorities 25 5 17.2 4.8-46.4 20 82.8 53.6-95.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 4 25.5 4.7-70.5 14 74.5 29.5-95.3
No 825 84 8.9 6.6-12.0 741 91.1 88.0-93.4
Education
< High School 163 24 12.1 6.4-21.6 139 87.9 78.4-93.6
High School 291 31 9.4 5.6-15.4 260 90.6 84.6-94.4
> High School 389 33 7.7 4.9-11.8 356 92.3 88.2-95.1
Marital Status
Married 561 47 6.8 4.5-10.1 514 93.2 89.9-95.5
Other 282 41 13.9 9.0-20.7 241 86.1 79.3-91.0
Income
15,999 or less 262 46 13.3 8.4-20.5 216 86.7 79.5-91.6
16,000-24,999 131 16 13.3 6.7-24.7 115 86.7 75.3-93.3
25,000-39,999 139 8 6.8 2.9-15.1 131 93.2 84.9-97.1
40,000 or more 260 9 3.5 1.6- 7.3 251 96.5 92.7-98.4
WIC recipient
No 461 26 5.3 3.2- 8.5 435 94.7 91.5-96.8
Yes 376 61 13.6 9.4-19.4 315 86.4 80.6-90.6
Medicaid recipient
No 430 25 4.9 2.9- 8.0 405 95.1 92.0-97.1
Yes 413 63 14.0 9.7-19.7 350 86.0 80.3-90.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 171 20 12.8 8.3-19.1 151 87.2 80.9-91.7
1500-2499 grams 265 34 12.7 9.1-17.5 231 87.3 82.5-90.9
2500+ grams 405 34 8.9 6.3-12.3 371 91.1 87.7-93.7

*Survey Question:
Since your delivery, would you have the kinds of help listed below if you needed them? 57c.
Someone to talk with about my problems

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