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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Since your delivery, would you have help if you needed: 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 1571 237 14.8 12.7-17.2 1334 85.2 82.8-87.3
Age
< 20 years 179 29 16.3 10.5-24.4 150 83.7 75.6-89.5
20-24 years 377 64 17.9 13.6-23.3 313 82.1 76.7-86.4
25-34 years 796 114 13.3 10.6-16.6 682 86.7 83.4-89.4
35+ years 219 30 13.1 8.5-19.7 189 86.9 80.3-91.5
Race
White 1084 156 14.7 12.3-17.5 928 85.3 82.5-87.7
Black 418 60 12.8 9.0-17.8 358 87.2 82.2-91.0
Other 69 21 27.1 16.3-41.6 48 72.9 58.4-83.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 182 50 25.3 18.8-33.2 132 74.7 66.8-81.2
No 1387 187 12.9 10.8-15.3 1200 87.1 84.7-89.2
Education
< High School 297 69 24.6 18.9-31.3 228 75.4 68.7-81.1
High School 426 65 13.9 10.3-18.5 361 86.1 81.5-89.7
> High School 844 102 11.4 8.9-14.4 742 88.6 85.6-91.1
Marital Status
Married 968 128 11.9 9.6-14.6 840 88.1 85.4-90.4
Other 603 109 19.0 15.3-23.4 494 81.0 76.6-84.7
Income
14,999 or less 415 98 22.8 18.0-28.4 317 77.2 71.6-82.0
15,000-24,999 241 31 13.3 8.7-19.7 210 86.7 80.3-91.3
25,000-49,999 295 44 13.8 9.5-19.4 251 86.2 80.6-90.5
50,000 or more 530 42 7.3 5.0-10.4 488 92.7 89.6-95.0
WIC recipient
No 907 105 10.2 8.0-12.9 802 89.8 87.1-92.0
Yes 650 130 20.5 16.8-24.7 520 79.5 75.3-83.2
Medicaid recipient
No 762 75 9.4 7.1-12.3 687 90.6 87.7-92.9
Yes 809 162 19.5 16.2-23.2 647 80.5 76.8-83.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 699 115 16.6 14.1-19.5 584 83.4 80.5-85.9
2500+ grams 872 122 14.7 12.4-17.2 750 85.3 82.8-87.6

#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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