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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Since your delivery, would you have the kinds of help listed below if you needed them? SOMEONE TO TAKE CARE OF MY BABY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 971 114 12.8 10.3-15.7 857 87.2 84.3-89.7
Age
< 20 years 90 8 7.5 3.0-17.8 82 92.5 82.2-97.0
20-24 years 239 31 12.7 8.1-19.2 208 87.3 80.8-91.9
25-34 years 492 53 13.1 9.7-17.4 439 86.9 82.6-90.3
35+ years 150 22 15.4 9.5-23.9 128 84.6 76.1-90.5
Race
White 702 79 13.0 10.2-16.4 623 87.0 83.6-89.8
Black 232 29 10.6 6.3-17.3 203 89.4 82.7-93.7
Other 37 6 19.4 8.4-38.7 31 80.6 61.3-91.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 123 27 25.8 17.7-36.1 96 74.2 63.9-82.3
No 848 87 10.3 8.0-13.2 761 89.7 86.8-92.0
Education
< High School 183 33 20.4 14.0-28.6 150 79.6 71.4-86.0
High School 279 41 15.4 10.6-21.7 238 84.6 78.3-89.4
> High School 507 40 8.4 5.9-11.9 467 91.6 88.1-94.1
Marital Status
Married 625 68 12.1 9.3-15.6 557 87.9 84.4-90.7
Other 346 46 14.0 9.8-19.6 300 86.0 80.4-90.2
Income
14,999 or less 278 41 15.0 10.3-21.3 237 85.0 78.7-89.7
15,000-24,999 146 21 16.4 9.9-25.9 125 83.6 74.1-90.1
25,000-49,999 173 19 13.3 8.3-20.7 154 86.7 79.3-91.7
50,000 or more 288 18 6.1 3.5-10.3 270 93.9 89.7-96.5
WIC recipient
No 537 55 11.6 8.7-15.4 482 88.4 84.6-91.3
Yes 427 58 14.4 10.5-19.3 369 85.6 80.7-89.5
Medicaid recipient
No 459 48 10.6 7.7-14.5 411 89.4 85.5-92.3
Yes 512 66 14.7 11.1-19.2 446 85.3 80.8-88.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 425 46 11.5 8.7-14.9 379 88.5 85.1-91.3
2500+ grams 546 68 12.9 10.3-16.0 478 87.1 84.0-89.7

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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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