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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 TALK WITH ABOUT MY PROBLEMS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 880 106 11.6 9.3-14.4 774 88.4 85.6-90.7
Age
< 20 years 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 156 23 11.2 6.8-18.0 133 88.8 82.0-93.2
25-34 years 521 62 12.9 9.7-17.0 459 87.1 83.0-90.3
35+ years 161 17 10.1 5.6-17.5 144 89.9 82.5-94.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 479 36 8.0 5.3-11.7 443 92.0 88.3-94.7
Non-Hispanic Black 207 32 13.4 8.7-20.1 175 86.6 79.9-91.3
Non-Hispanic Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 118 28 21.2 14.0-30.7 90 78.8 69.3-86.0
Education
< High School 114 23 19.5 12.0-30.2 91 80.5 69.8-88.0
High School 165 26 13.5 8.3-21.1 139 86.5 78.9-91.7
> High School 595 54 8.9 6.5-11.9 541 91.1 88.1-93.5
Marital Status
Married 585 61 10.7 8.0-14.3 524 89.3 85.7-92.0
Other 295 45 13.1 9.2-18.3 250 86.9 81.7-90.8
WIC recipient
No 536 52 9.1 6.5-12.6 484 90.9 87.4-93.5
Yes 332 52 14.1 10.3-19.0 280 85.9 81.0-89.7
Medicaid recipient
No 546 66 11.2 8.4-14.7 480 88.8 85.3-91.6
Yes 334 40 12.2 8.4-17.3 294 87.8 82.7-91.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 313 47 15.9 12.2-20.5 266 84.1 79.5-87.8
2500+ grams 567 59 11.2 8.7-14.3 508 88.8 85.7-91.3

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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