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Social Support: Someone to talk with about Problems*

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 1781 204 11.3 9.5-13.4 1577 88.7 86.6-90.5
Age
< 20 years 276 36 13.2 8.6-19.7 240 86.8 80.3-91.4
20-24 years 496 66 12.8 9.3-17.4 430 87.2 82.6-90.7
25-34 years 806 82 10.1 7.8-13.1 724 89.9 86.9-92.2
35+ years 203 20 10.1 5.7-17.5 183 89.9 82.5-94.3
Mother's Race
White 1171 121 11.1 8.9-13.6 1050 88.9 86.4-91.1
African American 542 68 10.5 7.4-14.6 474 89.5 85.4-92.6
Other Minorities 68 15 20.8 11.0-35.7 53 79.2 64.3-89.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 88 19 21.6 12.8-34.2 69 78.4 65.8-87.2
No 1692 184 10.4 8.6-12.4 1508 89.6 87.6-91.4
Education
< High School 376 66 17.1 12.5-23.0 310 82.9 77.0-87.5
High School 603 73 12.2 9.2-16.0 530 87.8 84.0-90.8
> High School 800 64 7.5 5.5-10.2 736 92.5 89.8-94.5
Marital Status
Married 1156 115 10.4 8.3-12.9 1041 89.6 87.1-91.7
Other 625 89 13.2 9.9-17.3 536 86.8 82.7-90.1
Income
15,999 or less 545 96 18.5 14.4-23.4 449 81.5 76.6-85.6
16,000-24,999 279 37 13.2 9.0-19.1 242 86.8 80.9-91.0
25,000-39,999 283 26 8.1 4.9-13.0 257 91.9 87.0-95.1
40,000 or more 528 33 5.7 3.7- 8.8 495 94.3 91.2-96.3
WIC recipient
No 948 92 9.2 7.1-12.0 856 90.8 88.0-92.9
Yes 814 110 13.7 10.9-17.2 704 86.3 82.8-89.1
Medicaid recipient
No 892 69 7.3 5.5- 9.7 823 92.7 90.3-94.5
Yes 889 135 15.7 12.7-19.4 754 84.3 80.6-87.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 316 33 11.5 8.2-15.9 283 88.5 84.1-91.8
1500-2499 grams 556 74 14.1 11.3-17.4 482 85.9 82.6-88.7
2500+ grams 906 97 11.1 9.2-13.4 809 88.9 86.6-90.8

*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.