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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 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 1456 127 9.8 8.0-12.0 1329 90.2 88.0-92.0
Age
< 20 years 157 15 12.6 7.0-21.8 142 87.4 78.2-93.0
20-24 years 397 38 10.5 7.1-15.1 359 89.5 84.9-92.9
25-34 years 719 63 10.1 7.7-13.3 656 89.9 86.7-92.3
35+ years 183 11 4.1 1.7- 9.6 172 95.9 90.4-98.3
Race
White 992 73 8.4 6.5-10.9 919 91.6 89.1-93.5
Black 400 45 13.8 9.6-19.4 355 86.2 80.6-90.4
Other 64 9 12.1 5.5-24.8 55 87.9 75.2-94.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 143 21 16.0 10.1-24.5 122 84.0 75.5-89.9
No 1310 105 8.8 7.0-11.1 1205 91.2 88.9-93.0
Education
< High School 310 46 17.2 12.3-23.4 264 82.8 76.6-87.7
High School 431 33 7.8 5.1-11.8 398 92.2 88.2-94.9
> High School 713 48 7.7 5.6-10.6 665 92.3 89.4-94.4
Marital Status
Married 916 63 8.1 6.1-10.6 853 91.9 89.4-93.9
Other 540 64 13.0 9.6-17.3 476 87.0 82.7-90.4
Income
15,999 or less 396 56 16.6 12.2-22.1 340 83.4 77.9-87.8
16,000-24,999 190 24 14.9 9.5-22.6 166 85.1 77.4-90.5
25,000-39,999 210 18 8.1 4.5-14.1 192 91.9 85.9-95.5
40,000 or more 502 17 3.6 2.1- 6.2 485 96.4 93.8-97.9
WIC recipient
No 758 48 7.2 5.2-10.0 710 92.8 90.0-94.8
Yes 692 79 12.7 9.8-16.4 613 87.3 83.6-90.2
Medicaid recipient
No 700 32 4.7 3.1- 7.0 668 95.3 93.0-96.9
Yes 756 95 14.6 11.6-18.3 661 85.4 81.7-88.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 663 52 8.1 6.3-10.4 611 91.9 89.6-93.7
2500+ grams 793 75 10.0 8.0-12.3 718 90.0 87.7-92.0

#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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