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2008 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 1329 219 16.3 14.1-18.7 1110 83.7 81.3-85.9
Age
18-19 years 101 21 20.0 12.4-30.6 80 80.0 69.4-87.6
20-24 years 326 67 19.0 14.6-24.5 259 81.0 75.5-85.4
25-34 years 695 109 15.8 12.9-19.1 586 84.2 80.9-87.1
35-44 years 207 22 11.3 7.2-17.3 185 88.7 82.7-92.8
Race
White 942 148 16.1 13.6-19.0 794 83.9 81.0-86.4
Black 319 54 15.6 11.4-21.0 265 84.4 79.0-88.6
Other 68 17 21.2 12.3-34.1 51 78.8 65.9-87.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 183 66 36.6 29.1-44.7 117 63.4 55.3-70.9
No 1145 153 12.5 10.4-14.9 992 87.5 85.1-89.6
Education
< High School 228 69 30.7 24.4-37.9 159 69.3 62.1-75.6
High School 375 77 19.3 15.0-24.4 298 80.7 75.6-85.0
> High School 722 72 9.0 7.0-11.6 650 91.0 88.4-93.0
Marital Status
Married 827 113 13.4 11.0-16.3 714 86.6 83.7-89.0
Other 502 106 20.6 16.8-25.1 396 79.4 74.9-83.2
Income
14,999 or less 358 89 23.0 18.2-28.5 269 77.0 71.5-81.8
15,000-24,999 174 27 18.3 12.6-25.9 147 81.7 74.1-87.4
25,000-49,999 260 41 14.6 10.4-20.0 219 85.4 80.0-89.6
50,000 or more 439 30 6.2 4.1- 9.3 409 93.8 90.7-95.9
WIC recipient
No 734 85 10.4 8.1-13.2 649 89.6 86.8-91.9
Yes 584 130 22.6 18.9-26.7 454 77.4 73.3-81.1
Medicaid recipient
No 635 61 8.4 6.3-11.1 574 91.6 88.9-93.7
Yes 694 158 23.1 19.7-27.0 536 76.9 73.0-80.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 430 86 20.7 17.1-24.8 344 79.3 75.2-82.9
2500+ grams 899 133 15.9 13.6-18.5 766 84.1 81.5-86.4

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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