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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 HELP ME IF I WERE SICK AND NEEDED TO BE IN BED

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1318 169 12.8 10.9-15.1 1149 87.2 84.9-89.1
Age
< 20 years 139 19 16.0 10.0-24.6 120 84.0 75.4-90.0
20-24 years 306 45 14.0 10.1-19.2 261 86.0 80.8-89.9
25-34 years 667 83 12.4 9.8-15.6 584 87.6 84.4-90.2
35+ years 206 22 9.9 6.2-15.5 184 90.1 84.5-93.8
Race
White 934 115 12.8 10.6-15.5 819 87.2 84.5-89.4
Black 319 40 11.9 8.2-16.9 279 88.1 83.1-91.8
Other 65 14 17.3 9.3-29.9 51 82.7 70.1-90.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 175 43 25.5 18.9-33.4 132 74.5 66.6-81.1
No 1142 126 10.6 8.7-12.8 1016 89.4 87.2-91.3
Education
< High School 249 48 19.3 14.3-25.5 201 80.7 74.5-85.7
High School 352 49 13.6 9.9-18.3 303 86.4 81.7-90.1
> High School 714 72 9.8 7.6-12.5 642 90.2 87.5-92.4
Marital Status
Married 804 90 10.2 8.0-12.7 714 89.8 87.3-92.0
Other 514 79 16.7 13.3-20.9 435 83.3 79.1-86.7
Income
14,999 or less 356 61 17.0 12.8-22.0 295 83.0 78.0-87.2
15,000-24,999 171 26 16.6 11.1-24.1 145 83.4 75.9-88.9
25,000-49,999 254 32 12.4 8.5-17.7 222 87.6 82.3-91.5
50,000 or more 438 32 6.3 4.2- 9.3 406 93.7 90.7-95.8
WIC recipient
No 727 75 10.1 7.8-12.9 652 89.9 87.1-92.2
Yes 584 94 16.1 12.9-19.8 490 83.9 80.2-87.1
Medicaid recipient
No 626 54 7.6 5.6-10.3 572 92.4 89.7-94.4
Yes 692 115 17.3 14.3-20.9 577 82.7 79.1-85.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 424 62 14.8 11.8-18.5 362 85.2 81.5-88.2
2500+ grams 894 107 12.7 10.6-15.1 787 87.3 84.9-89.4

#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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