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Stressful Event: Husband / Partner Did Not Want Pregnancy*

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 846 744 86.3 82.6-89.4 102 13.7 10.6-17.4
Age
< 20 years 128 109 73.8 61.3-83.4 19 26.2 16.6-38.7
20-24 years 222 189 87.3 79.6-92.3 33 12.7 7.7-20.4
25-34 years 400 357 88.6 83.4-92.3 43 11.4 7.7-16.6
35+ years 96 89 94.5 85.6-98.0 7 5.5 2.0-14.4
Mother's Race
White 569 514 87.7 83.1-91.1 55 12.3 8.9-16.9
African American 252 209 82.1 74.0-88.1 43 17.9 11.9-26.0
Other Minorities 25 21 93.5 73.6-98.7 4 6.5 1.3-26.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 16 51.1 18.6-82.7 3 48.9 17.3-81.4
No 827 728 87.0 83.3-89.9 99 13.0 10.1-16.7
Education
< High School 166 139 75.3 64.1-83.9 27 24.7 16.1-35.9
High School 291 254 86.7 79.9-91.5 37 13.3 8.5-20.1
> High School 389 351 91.3 86.9-94.3 38 8.7 5.7-13.1
Marital Status
Married 563 525 91.8 88.0-94.4 38 8.2 5.6-12.0
Other 283 219 75.6 67.4-82.3 64 24.4 17.7-32.6
Income
15,999 or less 262 212 77.8 69.1-84.6 50 22.2 15.4-30.9
16,000-24,999 132 111 78.7 65.6-87.8 21 21.3 12.2-34.4
25,000-39,999 140 128 89.3 80.1-94.5 12 10.7 5.5-19.9
40,000 or more 259 248 95.2 90.9-97.6 11 4.8 2.4- 9.1
WIC recipient
No 462 425 91.5 87.3-94.4 37 8.5 5.6-12.7
Yes 378 313 80.4 73.8-85.6 65 19.6 14.4-26.2
Medicaid recipient
No 433 406 92.2 88.0-95.0 27 7.8 5.0-12.0
Yes 413 338 79.8 73.2-85.0 75 20.2 15.0-26.8
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 265 231 86.4 81.4-90.2 34 13.6 9.8-18.6
2500+ grams 408 359 86.3 82.2-89.5 49 13.7 10.5-17.8

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30h. Your husband or partner said he did not want you to be pregnant

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