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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SOCIAL SUPPORT

Since your delivery, would you have the kinds of help listed below if you needed them? SOMEONE TO HELP ME IF I WERE SICK AND NEEDED TO BE IN BED

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1648 218 14.1 12.0-16.5 1430 85.9 83.5-88.0
Age
< 20 years 229 32 12.9 8.1-20.0 197 87.1 80.0-91.9
20-24 years 435 81 20.9 16.2-26.6 354 79.1 73.4-83.8
25-34 years 799 93 12.0 9.4-15.3 706 88.0 84.7-90.6
35+ years 185 12 8.2 4.1-15.7 173 91.8 84.3-95.9
Race
White 1115 134 12.6 10.3-15.4 981 87.4 84.6-89.7
Black 473 73 17.4 12.9-23.2 400 82.6 76.8-87.1
Other 60 11 19.2 9.8-34.3 49 80.8 65.7-90.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 166 41 22.3 15.3-31.3 125 77.7 68.7-84.7
No 1480 177 12.9 10.8-15.4 1303 87.1 84.6-89.2
Education
< High School 360 82 21.5 16.3-27.7 278 78.5 72.3-83.7
High School 513 65 15.6 11.8-20.5 448 84.4 79.5-88.2
> High School 771 70 9.3 7.0-12.3 701 90.7 87.7-93.0
Marital Status
Married 1041 111 11.5 9.2-14.2 930 88.5 85.8-90.8
Other 607 107 18.9 14.8-23.8 500 81.1 76.2-85.2
Income
15,999 or less 507 101 22.2 17.5-27.7 406 77.8 72.3-82.5
16,000-24,999 181 30 19.5 12.9-28.4 151 80.5 71.6-87.1
25,000-39,999 248 26 9.6 5.8-15.4 222 90.4 84.6-94.2
40,000 or more 558 31 5.5 3.6- 8.3 527 94.5 91.7-96.4
WIC recipient
No 857 78 8.8 6.6-11.5 779 91.2 88.5-93.4
Yes 782 139 19.7 16.1-23.8 643 80.3 76.2-83.9
Medicaid recipient
No 820 66 8.3 6.2-11.0 754 91.7 89.0-93.8
Yes 828 152 20.2 16.7-24.3 676 79.8 75.7-83.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 320 41 13.3 10.2-17.2 279 86.7 82.8-89.8
1500 - 2499 grams 497 66 13.7 11.0-17.0 431 86.3 83.0-89.0
2500+ grams 831 111 14.1 11.8-16.7 720 85.9 83.3-88.2

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

This page was generated on 24NOV03

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