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Stressful Event: Lost Job, Wanted to Work *

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 846 749 89.9 86.7-92.3 97 10.1 7.7-13.3
Age
< 20 years 128 115 86.5 75.6-93.0 13 13.5 7.0-24.4
20-24 years 222 184 87.5 80.4-92.3 38 12.5 7.7-19.6
25-34 years 400 357 90.6 86.0-93.8 43 9.4 6.2-14.0
35+ years 96 93 98.2 89.9-99.7 3 1.8 0.3-10.1
Mother's Race
White 569 512 91.3 87.6-93.9 57 8.7 6.1-12.4
African American 252 216 86.0 78.4-91.2 36 14.0 8.8-21.6
Other Minorities 25 21 93.0 73.8-98.4 4 7.0 1.6-26.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 16 95.8 85.2-98.9 3 4.2 1.1-14.8
No 827 733 89.8 86.5-92.3 94 10.2 7.7-13.5
Education
< High School 166 147 90.7 82.5-95.3 19 9.3 4.7-17.5
High School 291 247 84.7 77.7-89.8 44 15.3 10.2-22.3
> High School 389 355 93.3 89.5-95.7 34 6.7 4.3-10.5
Marital Status
Married 563 516 93.5 90.4-95.6 47 6.5 4.4- 9.6
Other 283 233 82.7 75.4-88.3 50 17.3 11.7-24.6
Income
15,999 or less 262 211 80.8 73.0-86.8 51 19.2 13.2-27.0
16,000-24,999 132 108 84.1 72.6-91.4 24 15.9 8.6-27.4
25,000-39,999 140 130 93.2 85.1-97.1 10 6.8 2.9-14.9
40,000 or more 259 252 97.7 94.2-99.1 7 2.3 0.9- 5.8
WIC recipient
No 462 435 95.7 92.7-97.5 27 4.3 2.5- 7.3
Yes 378 309 83.3 77.3-87.9 69 16.7 12.1-22.7
Medicaid recipient
No 433 413 96.3 93.4-98.0 20 3.7 2.0- 6.6
Yes 413 336 82.7 76.8-87.3 77 17.3 12.7-23.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 171 152 88.7 82.9-92.8 19 11.3 7.2-17.1
1500-2499 grams 265 226 84.4 79.1-88.5 39 15.6 11.5-20.9
2500+ grams 408 370 90.3 86.8-92.9 38 9.7 7.1-13.2

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30f. You lost your job even though you wanted to go on working

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