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Social Support: Someone to Loan You $50*

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 1778 340 19.2 16.9-21.7 1438 80.8 78.3-83.1
Age
< 20 years 276 66 26.7 20.1-34.6 210 73.3 65.4-79.9
20-24 years 495 116 20.9 16.5-26.1 379 79.1 73.9-83.5
25-34 years 805 122 16.3 13.3-19.9 683 83.7 80.1-86.7
35+ years 202 36 17.1 11.2-25.3 166 82.9 74.7-88.8
Mother's Race
White 1169 175 16.0 13.4-18.9 994 84.0 81.1-86.6
African American 541 145 25.5 20.6-31.1 396 74.5 68.9-79.4
Other Minorities 68 20 40.1 26.0-56.0 48 59.9 44.0-74.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 86 23 33.1 21.9-46.6 63 66.9 53.4-78.1
No 1691 316 18.0 15.7-20.5 1375 82.0 79.5-84.3
Education
< High School 374 101 28.7 22.8-35.4 273 71.3 64.6-77.2
High School 603 122 20.5 16.6-25.1 481 79.5 74.9-83.4
> High School 799 116 13.3 10.6-16.6 683 86.7 83.4-89.4
Marital Status
Married 1156 179 16.6 14.0-19.5 977 83.4 80.5-86.0
Other 622 161 24.6 20.2-29.7 461 75.4 70.3-79.8
Income
15,999 or less 544 154 27.4 22.5-32.8 390 72.6 67.2-77.5
16,000-24,999 279 68 25.0 19.0-32.1 211 75.0 67.9-81.0
25,000-39,999 282 29 12.0 8.0-17.8 253 88.0 82.2-92.0
40,000 or more 527 55 10.0 7.3-13.7 472 90.0 86.3-92.7
WIC recipient
No 946 129 12.8 10.2-15.8 817 87.2 84.2-89.8
Yes 813 208 26.5 22.6-30.8 605 73.5 69.2-77.4
Medicaid recipient
No 889 102 11.8 9.4-14.8 787 88.2 85.2-90.6
Yes 889 238 27.3 23.4-31.5 651 72.7 68.5-76.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 317 61 21.4 17.0-26.6 256 78.6 73.4-83.0
1500-2499 grams 555 112 21.5 18.1-25.3 443 78.5 74.7-81.9
2500+ grams 903 166 19.0 16.5-21.7 737 81.0 78.3-83.5

*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.