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2005 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 996 156 15.0 12.4-18.1 840 85.0 81.9-87.6
Age
18-19 years 69 12 16.0 7.7-30.3 57 84.0 69.7-92.3
20-24 years 255 41 13.4 8.9-19.8 214 86.6 80.2-91.1
25-34 years 518 75 15.4 11.8-19.8 443 84.6 80.2-88.2
35-44 years 154 28 15.9 9.9-24.6 126 84.1 75.4-90.1
Race
White 713 94 13.9 11.0-17.4 619 86.1 82.6-89.0
Black 242 52 17.1 11.5-24.5 190 82.9 75.5-88.5
Other 41 10 25.6 12.4-45.3 31 74.4 54.7-87.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 129 36 32.8 23.9-43.2 93 67.2 56.8-76.1
No 867 120 11.5 9.1-14.4 747 88.5 85.6-90.9
Education
< High School 176 52 31.5 23.7-40.6 124 68.5 59.4-76.3
High School 293 57 16.8 12.0-23.1 236 83.2 76.9-88.0
> High School 525 47 7.5 5.2-10.8 478 92.5 89.2-94.8
Marital Status
Married 646 81 12.0 9.2-15.4 565 88.0 84.6-90.8
Other 350 75 20.7 15.6-26.9 275 79.3 73.1-84.4
Income
14,999 or less 286 66 23.2 17.4-30.2 220 76.8 69.8-82.6
15,000-24,999 152 24 10.7 5.9-18.6 128 89.3 81.4-94.1
25,000-49,999 179 22 13.5 8.5-20.9 157 86.5 79.1-91.5
50,000 or more 293 19 4.8 2.6- 8.6 274 95.2 91.4-97.4
WIC recipient
No 551 61 11.1 8.2-14.8 490 88.9 85.2-91.8
Yes 429 86 18.7 14.3-24.0 343 81.3 76.0-85.7
Medicaid recipient
No 473 51 9.3 6.6-13.0 422 90.7 87.0-93.4
Yes 523 105 20.2 16.1-25.1 418 79.8 74.9-83.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 449 81 19.3 15.9-23.3 368 80.7 76.7-84.1
2500+ grams 547 75 14.6 11.8-18.0 472 85.4 82.0-88.2

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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