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Stressful Event: Argued with Husband More than Usual*

1998 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1777 1206 70.0 67.1-72.7 571 30.0 27.3-32.9
Age
< 20 years 271 151 55.3 47.0-63.2 120 44.7 36.8-53.0
20-24 years 495 290 61.6 55.8-67.2 205 38.4 32.8-44.2
25-34 years 807 607 76.6 72.7-80.1 200 23.4 19.9-27.3
35+ years 204 158 82.6 74.6-88.4 46 17.4 11.6-25.4
Mother's Race
White 1171 871 75.6 72.4-78.6 300 24.4 21.4-27.6
African American 538 287 54.7 48.6-60.6 251 45.3 39.4-51.4
Other Minorities 68 48 60.9 44.9-75.0 20 39.1 25.0-55.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 87 71 85.0 73.5-92.1 16 15.0 7.9-26.5
No 1689 1134 68.7 65.8-71.6 555 31.3 28.4-34.2
Education
< High School 372 218 60.7 53.8-67.2 154 39.3 32.8-46.2
High School 601 377 67.4 62.3-72.1 224 32.6 27.9-37.7
> High School 802 609 76.2 72.2-79.8 193 23.8 20.2-27.8
Marital Status
Married 1160 879 76.9 73.7-79.8 281 23.1 20.2-26.3
Other 617 327 55.6 50.0-61.0 290 44.4 39.0-50.0
Income
15,999 or less 541 273 55.0 49.2-60.6 268 45.0 39.4-50.8
16,000-24,999 278 182 66.9 59.4-73.6 96 33.1 26.4-40.6
25,000-39,999 283 198 71.1 63.9-77.4 85 28.9 22.6-36.1
40,000 or more 529 450 84.2 80.0-87.8 79 15.8 12.2-20.0
WIC recipient
No 947 728 78.4 74.9-81.6 219 21.6 18.4-25.1
Yes 811 464 60.0 55.4-64.4 347 40.0 35.6-44.6
Medicaid recipient
No 897 718 81.0 77.6-84.0 179 19.0 16.0-22.4
Yes 880 488 57.7 53.1-62.1 392 42.3 37.9-46.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 317 198 59.3 53.5-64.7 119 40.7 35.3-46.5
1500-2499 grams 552 361 63.2 59.0-67.3 191 36.8 32.7-41.0
2500+ grams 905 645 70.7 67.6-73.6 260 29.3 26.4-32.4

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30g. You or your husband or partner argued more than usual

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