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Social Support: Someone to Help if sick in bed*

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 1779 170 8.9 7.3-10.8 1609 91.1 89.2-92.7
Age
< 20 years 275 24 7.6 4.3-13.3 251 92.4 86.7-95.7
20-24 years 494 62 11.4 8.1-15.8 432 88.6 84.2-91.9
25-34 years 808 71 8.5 6.3-11.2 737 91.5 88.8-93.7
35+ years 202 13 5.6 2.6-11.7 189 94.4 88.3-97.4
Mother's Race
White 1170 107 9.1 7.2-11.5 1063 90.9 88.5-92.8
African American 540 54 7.6 5.0-11.3 486 92.4 88.7-95.0
Other Minorities 69 9 11.9 5.1-25.4 60 88.1 74.6-94.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 87 22 25.8 16.2-38.6 65 74.2 61.4-83.8
No 1691 148 7.5 6.0- 9.3 1543 92.5 90.7-94.0
Education
< High School 376 50 12.6 8.6-18.0 326 87.4 82.0-91.4
High School 601 68 11.0 8.1-14.7 533 89.0 85.3-91.9
> High School 800 51 5.2 3.6- 7.5 749 94.8 92.5-96.4
Marital Status
Married 1156 101 8.6 6.7-10.9 1055 91.4 89.1-93.3
Other 623 69 9.5 6.7-13.2 554 90.5 86.8-93.3
Income
15,999 or less 546 76 12.6 9.3-16.9 470 87.4 83.1-90.7
16,000-24,999 278 37 12.7 8.4-18.7 241 87.3 81.3-91.6
25,000-39,999 284 19 6.8 3.8-11.6 265 93.2 88.4-96.2
40,000 or more 526 24 3.8 2.2- 6.5 502 96.2 93.5-97.8
WIC recipient
No 948 66 6.1 4.4- 8.5 882 93.9 91.5-95.6
Yes 813 102 12.1 9.4-15.4 711 87.9 84.6-90.6
Medicaid recipient
No 891 53 5.6 4.0- 7.8 838 94.4 92.2-96.0
Yes 888 117 12.5 9.8-15.9 771 87.5 84.1-90.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 316 32 11.2 8.0-15.5 284 88.8 84.5-92.0
1500-2499 grams 555 63 11.7 9.2-14.8 492 88.3 85.2-90.8
2500+ grams 905 75 8.6 6.9-10.7 830 91.4 89.3-93.1

*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.