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2007 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 1619 329 18.9 16.6-21.5 1290 81.1 78.5-83.4
Age
18-19 years 142 35 20.8 13.5-30.8 107 79.2 69.2-86.5
20-24 years 403 86 21.2 16.6-26.6 317 78.8 73.4-83.4
25-34 years 846 166 17.9 14.8-21.4 680 82.1 78.6-85.2
35-44 years 228 42 17.0 11.7-24.0 186 83.0 76.0-88.3
Race
White 1123 220 18.7 16.0-21.7 903 81.3 78.3-84.0
Black 427 82 16.5 12.2-21.8 345 83.5 78.2-87.8
Other 69 27 35.1 22.9-49.6 42 64.9 50.4-77.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 211 84 34.2 27.1-42.1 127 65.8 57.9-72.9
No 1406 245 15.9 13.6-18.5 1161 84.1 81.5-86.4
Education
< High School 287 90 32.6 26.1-39.9 197 67.4 60.1-73.9
High School 454 99 18.4 14.3-23.3 355 81.6 76.7-85.7
> High School 872 137 13.9 11.2-17.0 735 86.1 83.0-88.8
Marital Status
Married 1007 176 15.8 13.3-18.8 831 84.2 81.2-86.7
Other 612 153 23.4 19.4-28.1 459 76.6 71.9-80.6
Income
14,999 or less 427 127 27.5 22.4-33.3 300 72.5 66.7-77.6
15,000-24,999 252 46 16.0 11.1-22.6 206 84.0 77.4-88.9
25,000-49,999 301 58 17.8 13.0-23.9 243 82.2 76.1-87.0
50,000 or more 536 56 9.1 6.5-12.5 480 90.9 87.5-93.5
WIC recipient
No 920 145 12.8 10.4-15.7 775 87.2 84.3-89.6
Yes 681 177 25.6 21.7-30.1 504 74.4 69.9-78.3
Medicaid recipient
No 785 114 13.4 10.7-16.7 671 86.6 83.3-89.3
Yes 834 215 23.7 20.2-27.6 619 76.3 72.4-79.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 745 175 24.2 21.3-27.4 570 75.8 72.6-78.7
2500+ grams 874 154 18.4 15.9-21.2 720 81.6 78.8-84.1

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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