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Stressful Event: Someone Close Had a Substance Abuse Problem*

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 846 698 83.6 79.7-86.8 148 16.4 13.2-20.3
Age
< 20 years 128 91 65.7 53.3-76.2 37 34.3 23.8-46.7
20-24 years 222 184 85.8 77.8-91.2 38 14.2 8.8-22.2
25-34 years 400 340 86.6 81.2-90.6 60 13.4 9.4-18.8
35+ years 96 83 94.1 85.6-97.8 13 5.9 2.2-14.4
Mother's Race
White 569 483 85.2 80.6-88.9 86 14.8 11.1-19.4
African American 252 196 77.8 69.3-84.4 56 22.2 15.6-30.7
Other Minorities 25 19 97.0 92.0-98.9 6 3.0 1.1- 8.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 18 81.9 35.1-97.4 1 18.1 2.6-64.9
No 827 680 83.6 79.7-86.9 147 16.4 13.1-20.3
Education
< High School 166 119 71.4 60.3-80.3 47 28.6 19.7-39.7
High School 291 231 79.1 71.5-85.2 60 20.9 14.8-28.5
> High School 389 348 92.7 88.7-95.3 41 7.3 4.7-11.3
Marital Status
Married 563 486 88.5 84.4-91.7 77 11.5 8.3-15.6
Other 283 212 73.8 65.6-80.6 71 26.2 19.4-34.4
Income
15,999 or less 262 198 74.3 65.5-81.5 64 25.7 18.5-34.5
16,000-24,999 132 103 81.8 68.9-90.1 29 18.2 9.9-31.1
25,000-39,999 140 121 89.1 81.0-94.0 19 10.9 6.0-19.0
40,000 or more 259 240 93.1 87.9-96.2 19 6.9 3.8-12.1
WIC recipient
No 462 405 87.8 83.0-91.4 57 12.2 8.6-17.0
Yes 378 287 78.6 72.1-84.0 91 21.4 16.0-27.9
Medicaid recipient
No 433 393 92.2 88.2-94.9 40 7.8 5.1-11.8
Yes 413 305 73.9 67.1-79.7 108 26.1 20.3-32.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 171 135 79.3 72.5-84.8 36 20.7 15.2-27.5
1500-2499 grams 265 211 79.6 74.2-84.2 54 20.4 15.8-25.8
2500+ grams 408 350 83.9 79.7-87.4 58 16.1 12.6-20.3

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30l. Someone very close to you had a bad problem with drinking or drugs

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