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Stressful Event: You or Husband / Partner Jailed*

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 846 801 93.3 90.4-95.4 45 6.7 4.6- 9.6
Age
< 20 years 128 114 87.5 77.3-93.5 14 12.5 6.5-22.7
20-24 years 222 205 88.7 80.9-93.5 17 11.3 6.5-19.1
25-34 years 400 389 96.8 92.8-98.6 11 3.2 1.4- 7.2
35+ years 96 93 99.7 99.2-99.9 3 0.3 0.1- 0.8
Mother's Race
White 569 551 95.9 92.5-97.8 18 4.1 2.2- 7.5
African American 252 226 86.2 78.6-91.3 26 13.8 8.7-21.4
Other Minorities 25 24 99.3 94.8-99.9 1 0.7 0.1- 5.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 18 98.6 89.6-99.8 1 1.4 0.2-10.4
No 827 783 93.2 90.2-95.3 44 6.8 4.7- 9.8
Education
< High School 166 152 89.0 79.9-94.3 14 11.0 5.7-20.1
High School 291 272 90.1 83.6-94.2 19 9.9 5.8-16.4
> High School 389 377 97.7 94.6-99.0 12 2.3 1.0- 5.4
Marital Status
Married 563 551 97.8 95.0-99.0 12 2.2 1.0- 5.0
Other 283 250 84.6 77.3-89.8 33 15.4 10.2-22.7
Income
15,999 or less 262 234 85.7 78.1-91.0 28 14.3 9.0-21.9
16,000-24,999 132 123 92.4 80.5-97.3 9 7.6 2.7-19.5
25,000-39,999 140 138 97.5 90.6-99.4 2 2.5 0.6- 9.4
40,000 or more 259 259 100 - 0 0.0 -
WIC recipient
No 462 451 97.6 94.8-98.9 11 2.4 1.1- 5.2
Yes 378 344 88.4 82.7-92.3 34 11.6 7.7-17.3
Medicaid recipient
No 433 426 97.5 94.3-99.0 7 2.5 1.0- 5.7
Yes 413 375 88.6 83.1-92.4 38 11.4 7.6-16.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 171 163 95.2 90.7-97.6 8 4.8 2.4- 9.3
1500-2499 grams 265 252 95.3 92.1-97.3 13 4.7 2.7- 7.9
2500+ grams 408 384 93.1 89.9-95.4 24 6.9 4.6-10.1

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30k. You or your husband or partner went to jail

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