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2006 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 1313 233 18.4 15.7-21.3 1080 81.6 78.7-84.3
Age
18-19 years 96 21 26.0 16.3-38.8 75 74.0 61.2-83.7
20-24 years 299 68 22.5 17.0-29.2 231 77.5 70.8-83.0
25-34 years 697 103 15.8 12.5-19.7 594 84.2 80.3-87.5
35-44 years 221 41 16.0 10.6-23.4 180 84.0 76.6-89.4
Race
White 967 166 18.4 15.4-21.8 801 81.6 78.2-84.6
Black 268 47 15.2 10.3-22.0 221 84.8 78.0-89.7
Other 78 20 30.1 18.1-45.5 58 69.9 54.5-81.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 178 73 40.3 31.7-49.5 105 59.7 50.5-68.3
No 1135 160 13.9 11.5-16.8 975 86.1 83.2-88.5
Education
< High School 184 67 35.4 27.0-44.8 117 64.6 55.2-73.0
High School 403 88 22.0 17.1-27.7 315 78.0 72.3-82.9
> High School 724 77 10.2 7.8-13.3 647 89.8 86.7-92.2
Marital Status
Married 883 127 15.7 12.9-18.9 756 84.3 81.1-87.1
Other 430 106 22.6 17.7-28.3 324 77.4 71.7-82.3
Income
14,999 or less 341 92 25.9 20.2-32.5 249 74.1 67.5-79.8
15,000-24,999 170 37 20.1 13.7-28.6 133 79.9 71.4-86.3
25,000-49,999 257 35 15.1 10.5-21.3 222 84.9 78.7-89.5
50,000 or more 440 34 7.7 5.1-11.4 406 92.3 88.6-94.9
WIC recipient
No 746 96 13.6 10.7-17.3 650 86.4 82.7-89.3
Yes 551 126 22.7 18.5-27.5 425 77.3 72.5-81.5
Medicaid recipient
No 675 72 10.7 8.1-13.9 603 89.3 86.1-91.9
Yes 638 161 25.4 21.2-30.2 477 74.6 69.8-78.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 575 111 21.4 18.1-25.2 464 78.6 74.8-81.9
2500+ grams 738 122 18.1 15.3-21.3 616 81.9 78.7-84.7

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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