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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 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 1274 182 16.0 13.5-18.8 1092 84.0 81.2-86.5
Age
< 20 years 121 23 21.5 13.3-32.9 98 78.5 67.1-86.7
20-24 years 279 49 19.0 13.9-25.5 230 81.0 74.5-86.1
25-34 years 665 80 13.7 10.5-17.5 585 86.3 82.5-89.5
35+ years 209 30 14.7 9.4-22.4 179 85.3 77.6-90.6
Race
White 933 128 16.4 13.5-19.8 805 83.6 80.2-86.5
Black 268 37 13.3 8.7-19.8 231 86.7 80.2-91.3
Other 73 17 22.3 12.3-37.1 56 77.7 62.9-87.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 161 51 32.5 24.3-41.9 110 67.5 58.1-75.7
No 1113 131 12.9 10.5-15.8 982 87.1 84.2-89.5
Education
< High School 192 51 27.2 19.9-36.0 141 72.8 64.0-80.1
High School 381 68 19.7 14.9-25.6 313 80.3 74.4-85.1
> High School 699 62 9.3 7.0-12.3 637 90.7 87.7-93.0
Marital Status
Married 853 100 13.7 11.1-16.9 753 86.3 83.1-88.9
Other 421 82 19.4 14.8-24.9 339 80.6 75.1-85.2
Income
14,999 or less 332 83 27.2 21.3-33.9 249 72.8 66.1-78.7
15,000-24,999 169 34 19.9 13.4-28.4 135 80.1 71.6-86.6
25,000-49,999 251 28 12.5 8.1-18.8 223 87.5 81.2-91.9
50,000 or more 428 23 5.2 3.2- 8.4 405 94.8 91.6-96.8
WIC recipient
No 724 69 10.6 8.0-14.0 655 89.4 86.0-92.0
Yes 542 110 21.8 17.6-26.6 432 78.2 73.4-82.4
Medicaid recipient
No 658 53 8.1 5.9-11.1 605 91.9 88.9-94.1
Yes 616 129 23.0 18.9-27.7 487 77.0 72.3-81.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 545 75 14.5 11.7-17.8 470 85.5 82.2-88.3
2500+ grams 729 107 16.1 13.4-19.2 622 83.9 80.8-86.6

~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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