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2003 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 1454 172 13.5 11.3-15.9 1282 86.5 84.1-88.7
Age
< 20 years 158 26 19.8 12.6-29.8 132 80.2 70.2-87.4
20-24 years 395 54 15.0 11.0-20.1 341 85.0 79.9-89.0
25-34 years 718 71 11.9 9.2-15.2 647 88.1 84.8-90.8
35+ years 183 21 10.7 6.1-18.1 162 89.3 81.9-93.9
Race
White 991 118 13.4 10.9-16.3 873 86.6 83.7-89.1
Black 399 49 14.9 10.6-20.7 350 85.1 79.3-89.4
Other 64 5 7.0 2.5-18.4 59 93.0 81.6-97.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 145 33 24.0 16.8-33.1 112 76.0 66.9-83.2
No 1306 138 11.8 9.7-14.3 1168 88.2 85.7-90.3
Education
< High School 312 70 25.9 20.1-32.7 242 74.1 67.3-79.9
High School 428 47 12.2 8.7-16.8 381 87.8 83.2-91.3
> High School 712 55 8.4 6.2-11.4 657 91.6 88.6-93.8
Marital Status
Married 915 79 9.7 7.5-12.4 836 90.3 87.6-92.5
Other 539 93 20.3 16.1-25.2 446 79.7 74.8-83.9
Income
15,999 or less 396 89 27.1 21.7-33.4 307 72.9 66.6-78.3
16,000-24,999 191 30 15.4 10.0-22.9 161 84.6 77.1-90.0
25,000-39,999 209 15 7.9 4.3-14.0 194 92.1 86.0-95.7
40,000 or more 502 23 5.2 3.3- 8.0 479 94.8 92.0-96.7
WIC recipient
No 755 61 9.0 6.7-11.9 694 91.0 88.1-93.3
Yes 693 111 18.5 15.0-22.6 582 81.5 77.4-85.0
Medicaid recipient
No 699 41 6.8 4.8- 9.4 658 93.2 90.6-95.2
Yes 755 131 19.8 16.3-23.8 624 80.2 76.2-83.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 661 69 10.9 8.8-13.5 592 89.1 86.5-91.2
2500+ grams 793 103 13.7 11.4-16.3 690 86.3 83.7-88.6

#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.

This page was generated on 22MAR05

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