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Stressful Event: Family Member Hospitalized*

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 845 610 72.0 67.6-76.0 235 28.0 24.0-32.4
Age
< 20 years 128 79 56.5 44.2-68.0 49 43.5 32.0-55.8
20-24 years 221 156 73.8 65.0-81.0 65 26.2 19.0-35.0
25-34 years 400 304 76.5 70.5-81.6 96 23.5 18.4-29.5
35+ years 96 71 73.7 61.2-83.3 25 26.3 16.7-38.8
Mother's Race
White 569 397 70.7 65.4-75.5 172 29.3 24.5-34.6
African American 251 193 73.6 64.6-80.9 58 26.4 19.1-35.4
Other Minorities 25 20 84.2 55.7-95.8 5 15.8 4.2-44.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 13 93.2 81.1-97.8 6 6.8 2.2-18.9
No 826 597 71.6 67.1-75.6 229 28.4 24.4-32.9
Education
< High School 163 116 67.2 55.7-76.9 47 32.8 23.1-44.3
High School 292 207 72.6 64.7-79.3 85 27.4 20.7-35.3
> High School 390 287 73.7 67.9-78.8 103 26.3 21.2-32.1
Marital Status
Married 562 409 73.7 68.7-78.2 153 26.3 21.8-31.3
Other 283 201 68.5 60.0-75.9 82 31.5 24.1-40.0
Income
15,999 or less 262 190 73.0 64.2-80.2 72 27.0 19.8-35.8
16,000-24,999 130 88 72.5 59.5-82.5 42 27.5 17.5-40.5
25,000-39,999 140 101 72.7 62.2-81.1 39 27.3 18.9-37.8
40,000 or more 260 194 72.1 64.9-78.4 66 27.9 21.6-35.1
WIC recipient
No 462 340 72.7 67.1-77.8 122 27.3 22.2-32.9
Yes 377 265 70.9 63.9-77.0 112 29.1 23.0-36.1
Medicaid recipient
No 433 318 72.6 66.9-77.6 115 27.4 22.4-33.1
Yes 412 292 71.3 64.3-77.3 120 28.7 22.7-35.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 171 127 75.2 68.1-81.1 44 24.8 18.9-31.9
1500-2499 grams 264 186 70.2 64.2-75.5 78 29.8 24.5-35.8
2500+ grams 408 296 72.0 67.3-76.3 112 28.0 23.7-32.7

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30a. A close family member was very sick and had to go into the hospital

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