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2009 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 1107 105 9.9 7.9-12.2 1002 90.1 87.8-92.1
Age
< 20 years 107 8 9.8 4.7-19.6 99 90.2 80.4-95.3
20-24 years 257 31 13.7 9.4-19.6 226 86.3 80.4-90.6
25-34 years 574 51 7.7 5.6-10.7 523 92.3 89.3-94.4
35+ years 169 15 10.6 6.2-17.5 154 89.4 82.5-93.8
Race
White 803 65 9.2 7.1-11.9 738 90.8 88.1-92.9
Black 252 29 10.3 6.5-15.8 223 89.7 84.2-93.5
Other 52 11 17.9 8.8-32.9 41 82.1 67.1-91.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 28 23.0 15.9-32.1 105 77.0 67.9-84.1
No 974 77 7.6 5.8- 9.8 897 92.4 90.2-94.2
Education
< High School 181 26 16.2 10.6-23.9 155 83.8 76.1-89.4
High School 298 28 9.9 6.6-14.5 270 90.1 85.5-93.4
> High School 626 50 7.6 5.5-10.4 576 92.4 89.6-94.5
Marital Status
Married 691 54 7.1 5.2- 9.6 637 92.9 90.4-94.8
Other 416 51 13.8 10.2-18.3 365 86.2 81.7-89.8
Income
14,999 or less 196 32 16.7 11.3-24.0 164 83.3 76.0-88.7
15,000-24,999 264 30 11.4 7.7-16.6 234 88.6 83.4-92.3
25,000-49,999 229 23 9.7 6.0-15.2 206 90.3 84.8-94.0
50,000 or more 372 16 3.7 2.1- 6.3 356 96.3 93.7-97.9
WIC recipient
No 592 49 8.1 5.9-11.1 543 91.9 88.9-94.1
Yes 513 55 11.4 8.5-15.1 458 88.6 84.9-91.5
Medicaid recipient
No 558 54 10.4 7.7-13.8 504 89.6 86.2-92.3
Yes 549 51 9.4 6.9-12.8 498 90.6 87.2-93.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 366 38 10.9 8.0-14.6 328 89.1 85.4-92.0
2500+ grams 741 67 9.8 7.7-12.3 674 90.2 87.7-92.3

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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 28JUL11

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