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2014 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SOCIAL SUPPORT

During your most recent pregnancy, would you have had the kinds of help listed? 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 950 124 13.3 10.9-16.1 826 86.7 83.9-89.1
Age
< 20 years 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 208 30 12.2 7.9-18.5 178 87.8 81.5-92.1
25-34 years 529 60 12.9 9.8-16.9 469 87.1 83.1-90.2
35+ years 165 29 19.4 13.3-27.5 136 80.6 72.5-86.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 505 51 9.9 7.3-13.3 454 90.1 86.7-92.7
Non-Hispanic Black 185 25 16.4 10.8-24.2 160 83.6 75.8-89.2
Non-Hispanic Other 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 181 36 16.6 11.3-23.9 145 83.4 76.1-88.7
Education
< High School 170 36 20.9 14.5-29.2 134 79.1 70.8-85.5
High School 187 32 16.5 11.0-24.1 155 83.5 75.9-89.0
> High School 592 56 9.9 7.4-13.1 536 90.1 86.9-92.6
Marital Status
Married 579 63 10.8 8.2-14.1 516 89.2 85.9-91.8
Other 371 61 17.2 12.9-22.6 310 82.8 77.4-87.1
WIC recipient
No 554 49 8.8 6.4-11.9 505 91.2 88.1-93.6
Yes 388 74 19.5 15.1-24.8 314 80.5 75.2-84.9
Medicaid recipient
No 579 72 11.4 8.7-14.7 507 88.6 85.3-91.3
Yes 371 52 16.0 11.9-21.1 319 84.0 78.9-88.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 330 46 14.0 10.6-18.3 284 86.0 81.7-89.4
2500+ grams 620 78 13.2 10.7-16.3 542 86.8 83.7-89.3

The overall weighted response rate in 2014 was 55%. It fell short of the 60% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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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