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Stressful Event: Involved in a Physical Fight*

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 844 788 93.1 90.1-95.2 56 6.9 4.8- 9.9
Age
< 20 years 128 113 85.6 74.9-92.2 15 14.4 7.8-25.1
20-24 years 222 198 89.2 81.9-93.8 24 10.8 6.2-18.1
25-34 years 398 382 96.6 92.8-98.4 16 3.4 1.6- 7.2
35+ years 96 95 99.9 99.4- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
Mother's Race
White 567 536 94.7 91.4-96.8 31 5.3 3.2- 8.6
African American 252 229 88.2 80.8-93.0 23 11.8 7.0-19.2
Other Minorities 25 23 98.6 94.0-99.7 2 1.4 0.3- 6.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 17 80.8 35.6-97.0 2 19.2 3.0-64.4
No 825 771 93.3 90.4-95.4 54 6.7 4.6- 9.6
Education
< High School 164 147 88.0 78.5-93.6 17 12.0 6.4-21.5
High School 291 266 90.0 83.7-94.0 25 10.0 6.0-16.3
> High School 389 375 97.7 94.8-99.0 14 2.3 1.0- 5.2
Marital Status
Married 562 543 97.7 95.4-98.9 19 2.3 1.1- 4.6
Other 282 245 83.9 76.6-89.3 37 16.1 10.7-23.4
Income
15,999 or less 260 223 82.5 74.5-88.4 37 17.5 11.6-25.5
16,000-24,999 132 125 99.1 98.0-99.6 7 0.9 0.4- 2.0
25,000-39,999 140 135 95.1 86.1-98.4 5 4.9 1.6-13.9
40,000 or more 259 258 100 99.8- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
WIC recipient
No 462 447 97.4 94.4-98.8 15 2.6 1.2- 5.6
Yes 376 335 88.1 82.5-92.0 41 11.9 8.0-17.5
Medicaid recipient
No 433 426 99.0 96.7-99.7 7 1.0 0.3- 3.3
Yes 411 362 86.4 80.7-90.6 49 13.6 9.4-19.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 171 163 95.1 90.5-97.6 8 4.9 2.4- 9.5
1500-2499 grams 264 240 90.8 86.5-93.8 24 9.2 6.2-13.5
2500+ grams 407 383 93.2 90.0-95.4 24 6.8 4.6-10.0

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30j. You were involved in a physical fight

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