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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 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 971 123 13.8 11.3-16.8 848 86.2 83.2-88.7
Age
< 20 years 91 12 12.1 5.8-23.6 79 87.9 76.4-94.2
20-24 years 239 32 11.7 7.5-17.9 207 88.3 82.1-92.5
25-34 years 492 55 14.5 11.0-18.9 437 85.5 81.1-89.0
35+ years 149 24 16.1 10.0-24.8 125 83.9 75.2-90.0
Race
White 702 85 13.6 10.7-17.0 617 86.4 83.0-89.3
Black 232 33 14.3 9.1-21.6 199 85.7 78.4-90.9
Other 37 5 15.7 6.2-34.4 32 84.3 65.6-93.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 121 29 28.2 19.6-38.8 92 71.8 61.2-80.4
No 850 94 11.2 8.8-14.1 756 88.8 85.9-91.2
Education
< High School 182 36 22.8 16.0-31.3 146 77.2 68.7-84.0
High School 278 47 15.2 10.5-21.3 231 84.8 78.7-89.5
> High School 509 40 9.5 6.8-13.2 469 90.5 86.8-93.2
Marital Status
Married 626 73 14.0 10.9-17.7 553 86.0 82.3-89.1
Other 345 50 13.5 9.4-19.0 295 86.5 81.0-90.6
Income
14,999 or less 278 54 18.9 13.7-25.6 224 81.1 74.4-86.3
15,000-24,999 146 19 14.3 8.3-23.5 127 85.7 76.5-91.7
25,000-49,999 172 17 12.9 7.9-20.1 155 87.1 79.9-92.1
50,000 or more 288 21 8.1 5.1-12.8 267 91.9 87.2-94.9
WIC recipient
No 536 56 12.5 9.5-16.4 480 87.5 83.6-90.5
Yes 427 66 15.6 11.6-20.6 361 84.4 79.4-88.4
Medicaid recipient
No 459 46 11.0 8.0-14.9 413 89.0 85.1-92.0
Yes 512 77 16.3 12.6-21.0 435 83.7 79.0-87.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 427 49 12.8 9.8-16.4 378 87.2 83.6-90.2
2500+ grams 544 74 13.9 11.2-17.1 470 86.1 82.9-88.8

~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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