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2014 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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During your most recent pregnancy, would you have had the kinds of help listed? SOMEONE TO TALK WITH ABOUT MY PROBLEMS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 954 113 10.6 8.6-13.1 841 89.4 86.9-91.4
Age
< 20 years 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 210 26 9.4 5.7-15.1 184 90.6 84.9-94.3
25-34 years 531 57 10.5 7.8-13.9 474 89.5 86.1-92.2
35+ years 165 24 13.1 8.3-20.1 141 86.9 79.9-91.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 506 43 7.8 5.6-10.8 463 92.2 89.2-94.4
Non-Hispanic Black 186 21 12.3 7.5-19.6 165 87.7 80.4-92.5
Non-Hispanic Other 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 183 40 18.2 12.7-25.4 143 81.8 74.6-87.3
Education
< High School 170 33 16.7 11.4-23.8 137 83.3 76.2-88.6
High School 189 28 13.8 8.8-20.9 161 86.2 79.1-91.2
> High School 594 52 7.7 5.6-10.5 542 92.3 89.5-94.4
Marital Status
Married 580 54 8.4 6.2-11.3 526 91.6 88.7-93.8
Other 374 59 14.1 10.3-18.9 315 85.9 81.1-89.7
WIC recipient
No 555 42 7.2 5.1-10.0 513 92.8 90.0-94.9
Yes 391 70 15.3 11.6-20.0 321 84.7 80.0-88.4
Medicaid recipient
No 580 65 9.9 7.4-13.0 515 90.1 87.0-92.6
Yes 374 48 11.7 8.4-16.1 326 88.3 83.9-91.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 332 48 14.5 11.0-18.8 284 85.5 81.2-89.0
2500+ grams 622 65 10.3 8.1-13.0 557 89.7 87.0-91.9

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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