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Social Support: Someone to talk with about Problems*

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 1765 204 11.8 9.9-14.0 1561 88.2 86.0-90.1
Age
< 20 years 270 40 13.5 8.7-20.2 230 86.5 79.8-91.3
20-24 years 459 54 12.0 8.6-16.6 405 88.0 83.4-91.4
25-34 years 835 91 12.1 9.4-15.5 744 87.9 84.5-90.6
35+ years 201 19 7.5 3.9-13.9 182 92.5 86.1-96.1
Mother's Race
White 1184 121 10.8 8.7-13.4 1063 89.2 86.6-91.3
African American 517 64 12.8 9.1-17.7 453 87.2 82.3-90.9
Other Minorities 64 19 25.3 13.9-41.6 45 74.7 58.4-86.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 108 35 37.2 27.0-48.8 73 62.8 51.2-73.0
No 1657 169 9.5 7.7-11.5 1488 90.5 88.5-92.3
Education
< High School 406 75 21.1 16.1-27.2 331 78.9 72.8-83.9
High School 583 82 14.1 10.7-18.4 501 85.9 81.6-89.3
> High School 775 46 5.3 3.6- 7.7 729 94.7 92.3-96.4
Marital Status
Married 1158 114 10.0 8.0-12.5 1044 90.0 87.5-92.0
Other 607 90 15.6 11.9-20.3 517 84.4 79.7-88.1
Income
15,999 or less 514 93 19.5 15.1-24.8 421 80.5 75.2-84.9
16,000-24,999 276 37 14.6 9.8-21.2 239 85.4 78.8-90.2
25,000-39,999 269 22 8.4 4.9-13.9 247 91.6 86.1-95.1
40,000 or more 536 27 5.2 3.3- 8.3 509 94.8 91.7-96.7
WIC recipient
No 922 78 9.4 7.1-12.2 844 90.6 87.8-92.9
Yes 827 123 14.3 11.4-17.9 704 85.7 82.1-88.6
Medicaid recipient
No 876 63 7.7 5.7-10.4 813 92.3 89.6-94.3
Yes 889 141 16.2 13.1-19.9 748 83.8 80.1-86.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 328 39 12.0 8.8-16.2 289 88.0 83.8-91.2
1500-2499 grams 545 69 13.6 10.9-17.0 476 86.4 83.0-89.1
2500+ grams 887 96 11.6 9.6-14.0 791 88.4 86.0-90.4

*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.