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Stressful Event: Involved in a Physical Fight*

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 1779 1668 94.4 92.8-95.6 111 5.6 4.4- 7.2
Age
< 20 years 270 236 85.3 78.5-90.2 34 14.7 9.8-21.5
20-24 years 495 448 92.8 89.2-95.3 47 7.2 4.7-10.8
25-34 years 809 782 96.9 94.9-98.1 27 3.1 1.9- 5.1
35+ years 205 202 99.7 99.2-99.9 3 0.3 0.1- 0.8
Mother's Race
White 1172 1117 95.5 93.7-96.8 55 4.5 3.2- 6.3
African American 539 486 90.9 86.8-93.8 53 9.1 6.2-13.2
Other Minorities 68 65 94.8 82.2-98.6 3 5.2 1.4-17.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 88 85 97.6 87.0-99.6 3 2.4 0.4-13.0
No 1690 1582 94.1 92.4-95.4 108 5.9 4.6- 7.6
Education
< High School 373 325 88.8 83.8-92.4 48 11.2 7.6-16.2
High School 601 566 94.1 91.0-96.1 35 5.9 3.9- 9.0
> High School 803 775 97.2 95.3-98.3 28 2.8 1.7- 4.7
Marital Status
Married 1160 1117 96.2 94.5-97.4 43 3.8 2.6- 5.5
Other 619 551 90.5 86.8-93.2 68 9.5 6.8-13.2
Income
15,999 or less 544 478 89.3 85.2-92.3 66 10.7 7.7-14.8
16,000-24,999 276 259 94.2 89.2-97.0 17 5.8 3.0-10.8
25,000-39,999 284 274 97.2 93.6-98.8 10 2.8 1.2- 6.4
40,000 or more 529 522 98.1 95.8-99.1 7 1.9 0.9- 4.2
WIC recipient
No 949 916 97.0 95.3-98.2 33 3.0 1.8- 4.7
Yes 812 735 91.1 88.1-93.4 77 8.9 6.6-11.9
Medicaid recipient
No 897 882 98.1 96.6-99.0 15 1.9 1.0- 3.4
Yes 882 786 90.2 87.2-92.5 96 9.8 7.5-12.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 317 296 93.0 89.4-95.4 21 7.0 4.6-10.6
1500-2499 grams 553 510 91.3 88.4-93.5 43 8.7 6.5-11.6
2500+ grams 906 859 94.6 92.9-95.9 47 5.4 4.1- 7.1

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30j. You were involved in a physical fight

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