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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Since your delivery, would you have the kinds of help listed below if you needed them? SOMEONE TO TAKE ME TO THE CLINIC OR DOCTOR'S OFFICE IF I NEEDED A RIDE

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1652 189 12.5 10.5-14.8 1463 87.5 85.2-89.5
Age
< 20 years 229 23 11.1 6.7-17.9 206 88.9 82.1-93.3
20-24 years 435 63 16.7 12.4-21.9 372 83.3 78.1-87.6
25-34 years 803 94 12.1 9.5-15.5 709 87.9 84.5-90.5
35+ years 185 9 5.4 2.4-11.9 176 94.6 88.1-97.6
Race
White 1120 110 10.6 8.5-13.2 1010 89.4 86.8-91.5
Black 473 68 17.0 12.5-22.7 405 83.0 77.3-87.5
Other 59 11 17.9 8.7-33.3 48 82.1 66.7-91.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 169 35 24.0 16.7-33.1 134 76.0 66.9-83.3
No 1481 153 10.8 8.8-13.1 1328 89.2 86.9-91.2
Education
< High School 361 54 14.6 10.3-20.2 307 85.4 79.8-89.7
High School 515 60 13.3 9.8-17.9 455 86.7 82.1-90.2
> High School 771 73 10.5 8.0-13.7 698 89.5 86.3-92.0
Marital Status
Married 1044 97 9.8 7.7-12.3 947 90.2 87.7-92.3
Other 608 92 17.5 13.6-22.3 516 82.5 77.7-86.4
Income
15,999 or less 508 80 18.5 14.1-23.8 428 81.5 76.2-85.9
16,000-24,999 181 29 18.1 11.8-26.8 152 81.9 73.2-88.2
25,000-39,999 249 25 9.6 5.8-15.6 224 90.4 84.4-94.2
40,000 or more 558 30 5.5 3.6- 8.3 528 94.5 91.7-96.4
WIC recipient
No 856 72 8.7 6.6-11.5 784 91.3 88.5-93.4
Yes 787 116 16.3 13.1-20.2 671 83.7 79.8-86.9
Medicaid recipient
No 820 64 7.8 5.8-10.4 756 92.2 89.6-94.2
Yes 832 125 17.4 14.1-21.4 707 82.6 78.6-85.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 321 35 11.2 8.3-14.8 286 88.8 85.2-91.7
1500 - 2499 grams 498 54 11.4 8.8-14.5 444 88.6 85.5-91.2
2500+ grams 833 100 12.6 10.4-15.1 733 87.4 84.9-89.6

#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.

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