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Stressful Event: Argued with Husband More than Usual*

1997 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 841 566 67.8 63.2-72.0 275 32.2 28.0-36.8
Age
< 20 years 128 69 54.0 41.8-65.7 59 46.0 34.3-58.2
20-24 years 220 137 58.2 48.7-67.1 83 41.8 32.9-51.3
25-34 years 397 283 74.4 68.3-79.7 114 25.6 20.3-31.7
35+ years 96 77 85.9 74.7-92.7 19 14.1 7.3-25.3
Mother's Race
White 565 401 69.7 64.3-74.6 164 30.3 25.4-35.7
African American 252 152 62.9 53.9-71.1 100 37.1 28.9-46.1
Other Minorities 24 13 69.5 40.4-88.4 11 30.5 11.6-59.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 14 59.4 21.5-88.6 4 40.6 11.4-78.5
No 823 552 67.9 63.3-72.2 271 32.1 27.8-36.7
Education
< High School 164 95 62.0 50.5-72.2 69 38.0 27.8-49.5
High School 289 169 58.1 49.9-66.0 120 41.9 34.0-50.1
> High School 388 302 77.5 71.7-82.5 86 22.5 17.5-28.3
Marital Status
Married 560 413 73.8 68.6-78.4 147 26.2 21.6-31.4
Other 281 153 56.0 47.4-64.2 128 44.0 35.8-52.6
Income
15,999 or less 260 143 57.2 48.1-65.9 117 42.8 34.1-51.9
16,000-24,999 131 75 57.1 44.0-69.3 56 42.9 30.7-56.0
25,000-39,999 138 95 63.1 52.2-72.9 43 36.9 27.1-47.8
40,000 or more 259 222 86.0 79.8-90.6 37 14.0 9.4-20.2
WIC recipient
No 462 361 77.6 72.1-82.2 101 22.4 17.8-27.9
Yes 373 200 56.5 49.2-63.5 173 43.5 36.5-50.8
Medicaid recipient
No 432 339 76.7 71.1-81.5 93 23.3 18.5-28.9
Yes 409 227 57.6 50.4-64.6 182 42.4 35.4-49.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 171 125 72.8 65.5-79.1 46 27.2 20.9-34.5
1500-2499 grams 265 155 56.4 50.2-62.5 110 43.6 37.5-49.8
2500+ grams 403 285 68.5 63.5-73.0 118 31.5 27.0-36.5

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30g. You or your husband or partner argued more than usual

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.