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Stressful Event: Husband / Partner Lost Job*

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 847 752 90.2 87.0-92.6 95 9.8 7.4-13.0
Age
< 20 years 128 105 79.4 67.7-87.6 23 20.6 12.4-32.3
20-24 years 222 193 89.4 82.4-93.9 29 10.6 6.1-17.6
25-34 years 401 361 92.5 88.3-95.2 40 7.5 4.8-11.7
35+ years 96 93 99.7 99.2-99.9 3 0.3 0.1- 0.8
Mother's Race
White 570 509 91.4 87.7-94.1 61 8.6 5.9-12.3
African American 252 220 86.0 78.5-91.2 32 14.0 8.8-21.5
Other Minorities 25 23 99.1 95.3-99.8 2 0.9 0.2- 4.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 16 96.1 86.2-99.0 3 3.9 1.0-13.8
No 828 736 90.1 86.8-92.6 92 9.9 7.4-13.2
Education
< High School 166 139 84.4 74.5-90.9 27 15.6 9.1-25.5
High School 291 246 88.7 82.6-92.9 45 11.3 7.1-17.4
> High School 390 367 94.0 90.1-96.4 23 6.0 3.6- 9.9
Marital Status
Married 564 523 94.7 91.7-96.6 41 5.3 3.4- 8.3
Other 283 229 81.3 73.8-87.1 54 18.7 12.9-26.2
Income
15,999 or less 262 200 79.4 71.4-85.6 62 20.6 14.4-28.6
16,000-24,999 132 113 85.2 72.6-92.6 19 14.8 7.4-27.4
25,000-39,999 140 132 93.5 86.4-97.0 8 6.5 3.0-13.6
40,000 or more 260 257 98.8 95.7-99.7 3 1.2 0.3- 4.3
WIC recipient
No 463 433 93.6 89.7-96.0 30 6.4 4.0-10.3
Yes 378 314 86.3 80.7-90.5 64 13.7 9.5-19.3
Medicaid recipient
No 434 416 95.4 91.9-97.5 18 4.6 2.5- 8.1
Yes 413 336 84.3 78.6-88.7 77 15.7 11.3-21.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 171 153 89.1 83.3-93.1 18 10.9 6.9-16.7
1500-2499 grams 266 224 83.7 78.6-87.8 42 16.3 12.2-21.4
2500+ grams 408 373 90.6 87.1-93.2 35 9.4 6.8-12.9

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30e. Your husband or partner lost his job

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