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Social Support: Someone to take care of Baby*

1999 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1754 227 14.0 11.9-16.3 1527 86.0 83.7-88.1
Age
< 20 years 266 41 14.3 9.3-21.3 225 85.7 78.7-90.7
20-24 years 456 60 14.6 10.8-19.5 396 85.4 80.5-89.2
25-34 years 833 101 14.6 11.6-18.1 732 85.4 81.9-88.4
35+ years 199 25 9.5 5.4-16.2 174 90.5 83.8-94.6
Mother's Race
White 1177 154 14.3 11.9-17.2 1023 85.7 82.8-88.1
African American 515 61 12.4 8.7-17.3 454 87.6 82.7-91.3
Other Minorities 62 12 17.3 8.1-33.0 50 82.7 67.0-91.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 107 31 36.8 26.5-48.4 76 63.2 51.6-73.5
No 1647 196 11.9 9.9-14.2 1451 88.1 85.8-90.1
Education
< High School 404 83 23.1 17.8-29.3 321 76.9 70.7-82.2
High School 574 95 17.4 13.5-22.1 479 82.6 77.9-86.5
> High School 775 49 7.0 5.0- 9.6 726 93.0 90.4-95.0
Marital Status
Married 1156 134 12.5 10.2-15.2 1022 87.5 84.8-89.8
Other 598 93 17.3 13.3-22.1 505 82.7 77.9-86.7
Income
15,999 or less 512 104 21.5 16.9-26.9 408 78.5 73.1-83.1
16,000-24,999 272 46 25.1 18.8-32.8 226 74.9 67.2-81.2
25,000-39,999 267 24 8.2 4.9-13.5 243 91.8 86.5-95.1
40,000 or more 534 34 6.4 4.2- 9.7 500 93.6 90.3-95.8
WIC recipient
No 917 90 11.5 9.0-14.6 827 88.5 85.4-91.0
Yes 822 134 16.6 13.4-20.3 688 83.4 79.7-86.6
Medicaid recipient
No 872 76 9.7 7.5-12.6 796 90.3 87.4-92.5
Yes 882 151 18.7 15.3-22.6 731 81.3 77.4-84.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 316 48 15.1 11.5-19.6 268 84.9 80.4-88.5
1500-2499 grams 545 62 12.1 9.6-15.3 483 87.9 84.7-90.4
2500+ grams 888 117 14.1 11.9-16.6 771 85.9 83.4-88.1

*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.