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2006 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 1264 205 18.0 15.4-21.0 1059 82.0 79.0-84.6
Age
< 20 years 121 25 26.5 17.3-38.3 96 73.5 61.7-82.7
20-24 years 277 57 21.6 16.1-28.3 220 78.4 71.7-83.9
25-34 years 659 88 15.0 11.7-18.9 571 85.0 81.1-88.3
35+ years 207 35 15.9 10.3-23.6 172 84.1 76.4-89.7
Race
White 924 144 17.2 14.2-20.5 780 82.8 79.5-85.8
Black 267 44 19.2 13.5-26.5 223 80.8 73.5-86.5
Other 73 17 24.3 13.7-39.3 56 75.7 60.7-86.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 153 62 37.7 28.9-47.4 91 62.3 52.6-71.1
No 1111 143 14.6 12.0-17.6 968 85.4 82.4-88.0
Education
< High School 187 60 34.0 25.8-43.3 127 66.0 56.7-74.2
High School 378 67 18.3 13.7-23.9 311 81.7 76.1-86.3
> High School 698 77 11.8 9.1-15.2 621 88.2 84.8-90.9
Marital Status
Married 847 120 15.8 13.0-19.1 727 84.2 80.9-87.0
Other 417 85 21.4 16.5-27.2 332 78.6 72.8-83.5
Income
14,999 or less 329 83 25.2 19.5-31.9 246 74.8 68.1-80.5
15,000-24,999 167 39 23.3 16.2-32.4 128 76.7 67.6-83.8
25,000-49,999 248 40 18.6 13.3-25.5 208 81.4 74.5-86.7
50,000 or more 427 26 6.5 4.2-10.2 401 93.5 89.8-95.8
WIC recipient
No 717 77 11.3 8.6-14.7 640 88.7 85.3-91.4
Yes 539 125 25.3 20.8-30.3 414 74.7 69.7-79.2
Medicaid recipient
No 656 67 10.6 8.0-13.9 589 89.4 86.1-92.0
Yes 608 138 24.8 20.5-29.6 470 75.2 70.4-79.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 543 86 16.7 13.7-20.3 457 83.3 79.7-86.3
2500+ grams 721 119 18.1 15.3-21.3 602 81.9 78.7-84.7

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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 01MAY08

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