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2008 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 TAKE CARE OF MY BABY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1316 168 12.9 11.0-15.2 1148 87.1 84.8-89.0
Age
< 20 years 140 18 14.1 8.6-22.2 122 85.9 77.8-91.4
20-24 years 306 50 16.0 11.8-21.4 256 84.0 78.6-88.2
25-34 years 666 82 12.5 9.8-15.7 584 87.5 84.3-90.2
35+ years 204 18 8.5 5.1-14.0 186 91.5 86.0-94.9
Race
White 932 111 12.7 10.5-15.4 821 87.3 84.6-89.5
Black 318 46 13.7 9.8-18.9 272 86.3 81.1-90.2
Other 66 11 12.7 6.2-24.5 55 87.3 75.5-93.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 175 47 28.7 21.7-36.8 128 71.3 63.2-78.3
No 1140 121 10.2 8.3-12.4 1019 89.8 87.6-91.7
Education
< High School 247 56 22.1 16.8-28.6 191 77.9 71.4-83.2
High School 352 53 15.1 11.2-20.0 299 84.9 80.0-88.8
> High School 713 59 8.0 6.0-10.5 654 92.0 89.5-94.0
Marital Status
Married 803 83 9.8 7.7-12.4 720 90.2 87.6-92.3
Other 513 85 17.5 14.0-21.7 428 82.5 78.3-86.0
Income
14,999 or less 356 69 18.7 14.4-23.9 287 81.3 76.1-85.6
15,000-24,999 170 24 15.8 10.4-23.3 146 84.2 76.7-89.6
25,000-49,999 254 28 11.4 7.7-16.6 226 88.6 83.4-92.3
50,000 or more 438 25 5.4 3.4- 8.3 413 94.6 91.7-96.6
WIC recipient
No 727 70 8.8 6.7-11.4 657 91.2 88.6-93.3
Yes 581 96 17.5 14.2-21.4 485 82.5 78.6-85.8
Medicaid recipient
No 626 48 6.9 5.0- 9.5 578 93.1 90.5-95.0
Yes 690 120 18.1 15.0-21.7 570 81.9 78.3-85.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 423 61 14.8 11.7-18.5 362 85.2 81.5-88.3
2500+ grams 893 107 12.8 10.7-15.2 786 87.2 84.8-89.3

#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 20MAY10

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