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Stressful Event: Someone Close Had a Substance Abuse Problem*

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 1781 1502 85.6 83.3-87.6 279 14.4 12.4-16.7
Age
< 20 years 271 202 72.9 65.1-79.6 69 27.1 20.4-34.9
20-24 years 497 407 83.2 78.4-87.1 90 16.8 12.9-21.6
25-34 years 808 715 89.6 86.7-92.0 93 10.4 8.0-13.3
35+ years 205 178 91.2 84.8-95.1 27 8.8 4.9-15.2
Mother's Race
White 1175 1023 88.0 85.5-90.2 152 12.0 9.8-14.5
African American 538 421 78.7 73.3-83.2 117 21.3 16.8-26.7
Other Minorities 68 58 83.1 68.1-91.8 10 16.9 8.2-31.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 90 87 97.6 87.3-99.6 3 2.4 0.4-12.7
No 1690 1414 84.6 82.2-86.7 276 15.4 13.3-17.8
Education
< High School 375 287 77.7 71.6-82.8 88 22.3 17.2-28.4
High School 602 493 83.1 78.7-86.6 109 16.9 13.4-21.3
> High School 802 720 91.3 88.5-93.4 82 8.7 6.6-11.5
Marital Status
Married 1161 1030 89.8 87.4-91.7 131 10.2 8.3-12.6
Other 620 472 76.9 72.0-81.2 148 23.1 18.8-28.0
Income
15,999 or less 544 407 77.5 72.4-81.8 137 22.5 18.2-27.6
16,000-24,999 277 223 82.0 75.4-87.2 54 18.0 12.8-24.6
25,000-39,999 284 248 87.3 81.4-91.5 36 12.7 8.5-18.6
40,000 or more 529 498 94.3 91.3-96.3 31 5.7 3.7- 8.7
WIC recipient
No 949 850 91.3 88.7-93.3 99 8.7 6.7-11.3
Yes 813 634 78.6 74.6-82.1 179 21.4 17.9-25.4
Medicaid recipient
No 897 827 93.4 91.1-95.1 70 6.6 4.9- 8.9
Yes 884 675 76.9 72.9-80.5 209 23.1 19.5-27.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 319 265 82.3 77.4-86.2 54 17.7 13.8-22.6
1500-2499 grams 553 453 80.5 76.8-83.8 100 19.5 16.2-23.2
2500+ grams 906 782 86.0 83.6-88.2 124 14.0 11.8-16.4

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30l. Someone very close to you had a bad problem with drinking or drugs

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