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2015 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 below if you needed them? 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 878 112 13.4 10.8-16.4 766 86.6 83.6-89.2
Age
< 20 years 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 157 31 21.3 14.6-30.1 126 78.7 69.9-85.4
25-34 years 520 64 12.8 9.7-16.9 456 87.2 83.1-90.3
35+ years 159 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 482 39 8.7 6.0-12.5 443 91.3 87.5-94.0
Non-Hispanic Black 207 29 15.1 9.9-22.4 178 84.9 77.6-90.1
Non-Hispanic Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 113 31 27.9 19.3-38.5 82 72.1 61.5-80.7
Education
< High School 109 26 25.6 16.6-37.3 83 74.4 62.7-83.4
High School 166 25 16.1 10.4-24.1 141 83.9 75.9-89.6
> High School 597 58 9.5 7.1-12.6 539 90.5 87.4-92.9
Marital Status
Married 582 62 11.4 8.5-15.1 520 88.6 84.9-91.5
Other 296 50 16.8 12.2-22.6 246 83.2 77.4-87.8
WIC recipient
No 538 51 10.0 7.3-13.7 487 90.0 86.3-92.7
Yes 328 60 17.5 13.1-23.0 268 82.5 77.0-86.9
Medicaid recipient
No 542 59 11.5 8.7-15.2 483 88.5 84.8-91.3
Yes 336 53 15.9 11.6-21.5 283 84.1 78.5-88.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 311 43 14.4 10.9-18.8 268 85.6 81.2-89.1
2500+ grams 567 69 13.3 10.5-16.6 498 86.7 83.4-89.5

The overall weighted response rate in 2015 was 51%. It fell short of the 55% 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.

This page was generated on 30OCT17

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