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2004 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 TIRED AND FEELING FRUSTRATED WITH MY NEW BABY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1487 168 12.9 10.8-15.2 1319 87.1 84.8-89.2
Age
< 20 years 154 12 9.7 4.9-18.1 142 90.3 81.9-95.1
20-24 years 383 53 15.1 11.2-20.2 330 84.9 79.8-88.8
25-34 years 768 82 12.9 10.1-16.3 686 87.1 83.7-89.9
35+ years 182 21 10.2 6.0-17.0 161 89.8 83.0-94.0
Race
White 1031 115 13.6 11.1-16.4 916 86.4 83.6-88.9
Black 396 39 8.9 5.7-13.5 357 91.1 86.5-94.3
Other 60 14 23.2 12.7-38.5 46 76.8 61.5-87.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 156 54 37.9 29.3-47.2 102 62.1 52.8-70.7
No 1331 114 8.9 7.1-11.0 1217 91.1 89.0-92.9
Education
< High School 291 67 26.6 20.7-33.6 224 73.4 66.4-79.3
High School 425 39 10.6 7.3-15.0 386 89.4 85.0-92.7
> High School 768 60 7.9 5.9-10.6 708 92.1 89.4-94.1
Marital Status
Married 927 93 10.6 8.4-13.3 834 89.4 86.7-91.6
Other 560 75 16.6 12.9-21.1 485 83.4 78.9-87.1
Income
14,999 or less 436 85 23.9 19.0-29.6 351 76.1 70.4-81.0
15,000-24,999 229 30 14.0 9.3-20.7 199 86.0 79.3-90.7
25,000-49,999 312 20 6.2 3.6-10.5 292 93.8 89.5-96.4
50,000 or more 405 21 6.0 3.8- 9.5 384 94.0 90.5-96.2
WIC recipient
No 755 51 6.8 4.9- 9.4 704 93.2 90.6-95.1
Yes 722 116 19.0 15.5-23.0 606 81.0 77.0-84.5
Medicaid recipient
No 696 52 8.1 6.0-11.0 644 91.9 89.0-94.0
Yes 791 116 16.9 13.8-20.6 675 83.1 79.4-86.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 643 65 11.0 8.7-13.7 578 89.0 86.3-91.3
2500+ grams 844 103 13.0 10.9-15.6 741 87.0 84.4-89.1

#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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