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Social Support: Someone to Help if sick in bed*

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 1763 196 11.8 9.9-14.0 1567 88.2 86.0-90.1
Age
< 20 years 269 36 12.9 8.2-19.5 233 87.1 80.5-91.8
20-24 years 460 57 12.4 8.9-17.0 403 87.6 83.0-91.1
25-34 years 834 88 12.7 10.0-16.1 746 87.3 83.9-90.0
35+ years 200 15 5.2 2.5-10.7 185 94.8 89.3-97.5
Mother's Race
White 1183 132 12.2 9.9-14.8 1051 87.8 85.2-90.1
African American 516 51 10.3 7.0-14.8 465 89.7 85.2-93.0
Other Minorities 64 13 15.2 6.9-30.1 51 84.8 69.9-93.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 108 36 36.4 26.3-47.8 72 63.6 52.2-73.7
No 1655 160 9.5 7.8-11.6 1495 90.5 88.4-92.2
Education
< High School 407 76 21.4 16.4-27.5 331 78.6 72.5-83.6
High School 580 77 13.9 10.5-18.3 503 86.1 81.7-89.5
> High School 775 43 5.4 3.7- 7.7 732 94.6 92.3-96.3
Marital Status
Married 1158 118 10.6 8.5-13.1 1040 89.4 86.9-91.5
Other 605 78 14.6 11.0-19.2 527 85.4 80.8-89.0
Income
15,999 or less 514 88 18.7 14.4-23.9 426 81.3 76.1-85.6
16,000-24,999 275 36 17.1 11.8-24.1 239 82.9 75.9-88.2
25,000-39,999 268 25 9.0 5.5-14.5 243 91.0 85.5-94.5
40,000 or more 537 26 4.8 2.9- 7.7 511 95.2 92.3-97.1
WIC recipient
No 922 78 10.0 7.6-12.9 844 90.0 87.1-92.4
Yes 825 116 14.0 11.0-17.5 709 86.0 82.5-89.0
Medicaid recipient
No 876 61 7.7 5.7-10.3 815 92.3 89.7-94.3
Yes 887 135 16.4 13.3-20.1 752 83.6 79.9-86.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 325 29 8.7 6.0-12.3 296 91.3 87.7-94.0
1500-2499 grams 546 69 13.3 10.6-16.6 477 86.7 83.4-89.4
2500+ grams 887 98 11.8 9.8-14.2 789 88.2 85.8-90.2

*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.