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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Since your delivery, would you have had the kinds of help listed below if you needed them? SOMEONE TO TALK WITH ABOUT MY PROBLEMS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1537 198 13.2 11.2-15.5 1339 86.8 84.5-88.8
Age
< 20 years 198 26 11.6 7.0-18.8 172 88.4 81.2-93.0
20-24 years 400 68 20.0 15.5-25.4 332 80.0 74.6-84.5
25-34 years 750 79 10.0 7.6-13.0 671 90.0 87.0-92.4
35+ years 189 25 13.1 8.2-20.2 164 86.9 79.8-91.8
Race
White 1055 130 12.4 10.2-15.0 925 87.6 85.0-89.8
Black 408 48 11.9 8.2-17.0 360 88.1 83.0-91.8
Other 74 20 31.4 20.0-45.5 54 68.6 54.5-80.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 157 41 21.5 14.8-30.1 116 78.5 69.9-85.2
No 1380 157 12.2 10.2-14.6 1223 87.8 85.4-89.8
Education
< High School 344 65 19.1 14.5-24.7 279 80.9 75.3-85.5
High School 438 71 17.0 12.9-22.1 367 83.0 77.9-87.1
> High School 752 62 8.3 6.2-11.0 690 91.7 89.0-93.8
Marital Status
Married 976 114 11.9 9.7-14.6 862 88.1 85.4-90.3
Other 561 84 15.9 12.3-20.4 477 84.1 79.6-87.7
Income
15,999 or less 459 91 20.4 16.0-25.6 368 79.6 74.4-84.0
16,000-24,999 171 26 16.8 10.8-25.2 145 83.2 74.8-89.2
25,000-39,999 206 19 10.3 6.1-16.8 187 89.7 83.2-93.9
40,000 or more 551 36 6.9 4.7- 9.9 515 93.1 90.1-95.3
WIC recipient
No 835 82 10.0 7.7-12.8 753 90.0 87.2-92.3
Yes 688 113 17.1 13.8-21.0 575 82.9 79.0-86.2
Medicaid recipient
No 757 69 9.5 7.2-12.3 688 90.5 87.7-92.8
Yes 780 129 17.3 14.2-21.1 651 82.7 78.9-85.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 689 88 13.4 11.0-16.1 601 86.6 83.9-89.0
2500+ grams 848 110 13.2 11.1-15.7 738 86.8 84.3-88.9

#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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