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Stressful Event: Homeless*

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 846 825 98.1 96.2-99.1 21 1.9 0.9- 3.8
Age
< 20 years 128 125 98.0 88.2-99.7 3 2.0 0.3-11.8
20-24 years 221 213 94.8 88.5-97.8 8 5.2 2.2-11.5
25-34 years 401 393 99.6 99.2-99.8 8 0.4 0.2- 0.8
35+ years 96 94 99.8 99.3- 100 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7
Mother's Race
White 569 559 99.0 97.1-99.7 10 1.0 0.3- 2.9
African American 252 243 96.7 91.3-98.8 9 3.3 1.2- 8.7
Other Minorities 25 23 90.5 56.3-98.6 2 9.5 1.4-43.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 16 82.8 39.4-97.3 2 17.2 2.7-60.6
No 828 809 98.3 96.4-99.2 19 1.7 0.8- 3.6
Education
< High School 164 156 95.2 87.4-98.3 8 4.8 1.7-12.6
High School 292 284 99.0 96.1-99.7 8 1.0 0.3- 3.9
> High School 390 385 98.8 95.5-99.7 5 1.2 0.3- 4.5
Marital Status
Married 564 553 98.6 96.5-99.5 11 1.4 0.5- 3.5
Other 282 272 97.0 92.0-98.9 10 3.0 1.1- 8.0
Income
15,999 or less 262 247 95.5 89.8-98.1 15 4.5 1.9-10.2
16,000-24,999 131 127 95.7 84.8-98.9 4 4.3 1.1-15.2
25,000-39,999 140 140 100 - 0 0.0 -
40,000 or more 260 260 100 - 0 0.0 -
WIC recipient
No 462 457 99.3 96.2-99.9 5 0.7 0.1- 3.8
Yes 378 362 96.7 93.1-98.5 16 3.3 1.5- 6.9
Medicaid recipient
No 434 430 99.5 97.3-99.9 4 0.5 0.1- 2.7
Yes 412 395 96.5 92.6-98.4 17 3.5 1.6- 7.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 172 166 96.7 92.8-98.5 6 3.3 1.5- 7.2
1500-2499 grams 266 257 96.4 93.2-98.2 9 3.6 1.8- 6.8
2500+ grams 406 400 98.2 96.0-99.2 6 1.8 0.8- 4.0

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30d. You were homeless

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