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Stressful Event: Family Member Hospitalized*

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 1778 1231 70.2 67.4-72.9 547 29.8 27.1-32.6
Age
< 20 years 271 178 67.3 59.3-74.4 93 32.7 25.6-40.7
20-24 years 493 342 68.6 62.9-73.8 151 31.4 26.2-37.1
25-34 years 809 574 71.4 67.4-75.2 235 28.6 24.8-32.6
35+ years 205 137 72.8 63.9-80.2 68 27.2 19.8-36.1
Mother's Race
White 1171 819 70.7 67.3-73.9 352 29.3 26.1-32.7
African American 539 366 69.9 64.2-75.1 173 30.1 24.9-35.8
Other Minorities 68 46 62.7 46.8-76.3 22 37.3 23.7-53.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 86 76 89.8 78.3-95.6 10 10.2 4.4-21.7
No 1691 1155 68.7 65.7-71.5 536 31.3 28.5-34.3
Education
< High School 371 259 71.4 64.8-77.3 112 28.6 22.7-35.2
High School 602 404 66.5 61.4-71.3 198 33.5 28.7-38.6
> High School 803 566 72.2 68.1-75.9 237 27.8 24.1-31.9
Marital Status
Married 1161 806 69.6 66.1-72.8 355 30.4 27.2-33.9
Other 617 425 71.6 66.3-76.3 192 28.4 23.7-33.7
Income
15,999 or less 543 367 66.6 61.0-71.8 176 33.4 28.2-39.0
16,000-24,999 279 197 73.9 66.8-80.0 82 26.1 20.0-33.2
25,000-39,999 284 180 62.0 54.6-68.8 104 38.0 31.2-45.4
40,000 or more 529 383 75.7 70.9-80.0 146 24.3 20.0-29.1
WIC recipient
No 948 670 74.0 70.3-77.4 278 26.0 22.6-29.7
Yes 812 550 66.4 61.9-70.6 262 33.6 29.4-38.1
Medicaid recipient
No 897 632 72.8 69.0-76.2 265 27.2 23.8-31.0
Yes 881 599 67.3 62.9-71.4 282 32.7 28.6-37.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 319 225 70.2 64.8-75.1 94 29.8 24.9-35.2
1500-2499 grams 553 370 67.4 63.4-71.3 183 32.6 28.7-36.6
2500+ grams 903 634 70.4 67.3-73.3 269 29.6 26.7-32.7

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30a. A close family member was very sick and had to go into the hospital

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