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2002 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 1532 194 13.4 11.4-15.7 1338 86.6 84.3-88.6
Age
< 20 years 198 24 10.5 6.2-17.4 174 89.5 82.6-93.8
20-24 years 399 69 19.7 15.2-25.1 330 80.3 74.9-84.8
25-34 years 746 75 11.1 8.6-14.3 671 88.9 85.7-91.4
35+ years 189 26 11.7 7.2-18.4 163 88.3 81.6-92.8
Race
White 1051 127 12.5 10.3-15.1 924 87.5 84.9-89.7
Black 408 49 13.6 9.5-19.0 359 86.4 81.0-90.5
Other 73 18 26.0 15.6-40.0 55 74.0 60.0-84.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 155 36 23.4 16.3-32.4 119 76.6 67.6-83.7
No 1377 158 12.2 10.2-14.5 1219 87.8 85.5-89.8
Education
< High School 341 65 20.2 15.4-25.9 276 79.8 74.1-84.6
High School 437 65 15.2 11.3-20.2 372 84.8 79.8-88.7
> High School 751 62 8.7 6.5-11.5 689 91.3 88.5-93.5
Marital Status
Married 974 114 12.2 9.9-14.9 860 87.8 85.1-90.1
Other 558 80 15.9 12.2-20.4 478 84.1 79.6-87.8
Income
15,999 or less 457 83 19.0 14.8-24.2 374 81.0 75.8-85.2
16,000-24,999 171 24 13.5 8.3-21.3 147 86.5 78.7-91.7
25,000-39,999 206 19 11.2 6.8-18.0 187 88.8 82.0-93.2
40,000 or more 550 41 8.0 5.7-11.2 509 92.0 88.8-94.3
WIC recipient
No 833 85 11.4 9.0-14.4 748 88.6 85.6-91.0
Yes 685 106 15.7 12.5-19.5 579 84.3 80.5-87.5
Medicaid recipient
No 756 70 10.4 8.1-13.4 686 89.6 86.6-91.9
Yes 776 124 16.7 13.6-20.4 652 83.3 79.6-86.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 688 83 13.1 10.7-15.9 605 86.9 84.1-89.3
2500+ grams 844 111 13.4 11.3-15.9 733 86.6 84.1-88.7

#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 20JUL04

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