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Social Support: Someone to take care of Baby*

1998 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1759 235 12.4 10.5-14.6 1524 87.6 85.4-89.5
Age
< 20 years 270 35 13.6 8.9-20.2 235 86.4 79.8-91.1
20-24 years 489 81 14.7 10.9-19.4 408 85.3 80.6-89.1
25-34 years 798 93 11.4 8.8-14.5 705 88.6 85.5-91.2
35+ years 202 26 9.6 5.4-16.6 176 90.4 83.4-94.6
Mother's Race
White 1158 146 12.7 10.4-15.4 1012 87.3 84.6-89.6
African American 532 80 12.2 8.9-16.6 452 87.8 83.4-91.1
Other Minorities 69 9 9.1 3.6-21.6 60 90.9 78.4-96.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 87 26 29.1 18.8-42.2 61 70.9 57.8-81.2
No 1671 209 11.1 9.3-13.1 1462 88.9 86.9-90.7
Education
< High School 369 66 17.6 12.9-23.7 303 82.4 76.3-87.1
High School 591 86 13.5 10.3-17.5 505 86.5 82.5-89.7
> High School 797 82 8.8 6.6-11.6 715 91.2 88.4-93.4
Marital Status
Married 1144 139 11.7 9.6-14.4 1005 88.3 85.6-90.4
Other 615 96 13.9 10.5-18.1 519 86.1 81.9-89.5
Income
15,999 or less 535 93 16.8 12.9-21.5 442 83.2 78.5-87.1
16,000-24,999 274 44 16.4 11.5-23.0 230 83.6 77.0-88.5
25,000-39,999 282 36 11.0 7.1-16.5 246 89.0 83.5-92.9
40,000 or more 524 41 6.5 4.3- 9.6 483 93.5 90.4-95.7
WIC recipient
No 940 107 10.0 7.7-12.7 833 90.0 87.3-92.3
Yes 801 126 15.4 12.3-19.0 675 84.6 81.0-87.7
Medicaid recipient
No 883 86 8.6 6.6-11.1 797 91.4 88.9-93.4
Yes 876 149 16.7 13.5-20.4 727 83.3 79.6-86.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 299 40 14.5 10.7-19.3 259 85.5 80.7-89.3
1500-2499 grams 553 88 16.4 13.4-19.8 465 83.6 80.2-86.6
2500+ grams 904 106 12.1 10.1-14.5 798 87.9 85.5-89.9

*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.