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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

Preconception Health Indicators Women 18-44

Percentage of women reporting that they had adequate social and emotional support available to them after delivering their baby

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1526 240 14.6 12.5-17.0 1286 85.4 83.0-87.5
Age
18-19 years 117 16 12.6 6.6-22.7 101 87.4 77.3-93.4
20-24 years 411 68 14.5 10.8-19.2 343 85.5 80.8-89.2
25-34 years 806 118 14.9 12.0-18.4 688 85.1 81.6-88.0
35-44 years 192 38 15.4 10.0-22.9 154 84.6 77.1-90.0
Race
White 1056 156 15.0 12.5-17.9 900 85.0 82.1-87.5
Black 405 66 12.5 8.8-17.4 339 87.5 82.6-91.2
Other 65 18 19.9 10.9-33.5 47 80.1 66.5-89.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 175 66 39.7 31.5-48.6 109 60.3 51.4-68.5
No 1351 174 10.1 8.3-12.3 1177 89.9 87.7-91.7
Education
< High School 277 83 31.1 24.8-38.4 194 68.9 61.6-75.2
High School 450 68 12.4 9.0-16.8 382 87.6 83.2-91.0
> High School 796 87 8.7 6.7-11.4 709 91.3 88.6-93.3
Marital Status
Married 958 129 12.0 9.7-14.8 829 88.0 85.2-90.3
Other 568 111 18.9 15.0-23.5 457 81.1 76.5-85.0
Income
14,999 or less 449 110 24.9 20.0-30.4 339 75.1 69.6-80.0
15,000-24,999 235 39 14.0 9.4-20.3 196 86.0 79.7-90.6
25,000-49,999 314 28 7.2 4.5-11.5 286 92.8 88.5-95.5
50,000 or more 414 33 5.8 3.7- 9.1 381 94.2 90.9-96.3
WIC recipient
No 784 85 8.3 6.2-11.0 699 91.7 89.0-93.8
Yes 730 151 20.9 17.4-25.0 579 79.1 75.0-82.6
Medicaid recipient
No 716 77 9.0 6.8-11.9 639 91.0 88.1-93.2
Yes 810 163 19.3 16.1-23.1 647 80.7 76.9-83.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 677 126 19.6 16.8-22.7 551 80.4 77.3-83.2
2500+ grams 849 114 14.2 12.0-16.8 735 85.8 83.2-88.0

Percentage of women who reported that since they delivered their baby, three or more of five types of social support would be available to them if needed. (question #72)

#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 12JUL10

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