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Stressful Event: Homeless*

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 1776 1714 95.5 93.8-96.8 62 4.5 3.2- 6.2
Age
< 20 years 271 261 94.2 88.0-97.3 10 5.8 2.7-12.0
20-24 years 492 467 92.9 88.4-95.7 25 7.1 4.3-11.6
25-34 years 809 789 97.2 95.0-98.4 20 2.8 1.6- 5.0
35+ years 204 197 96.8 89.8-99.1 7 3.2 0.9-10.2
Mother's Race
White 1171 1124 94.5 92.2-96.2 47 5.5 3.8- 7.8
African American 537 523 98.2 95.9-99.2 14 1.8 0.8- 4.1
Other Minorities 68 67 97.6 84.9-99.7 1 2.4 0.3-15.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 86 61 63.9 50.1-75.7 25 36.1 24.3-49.9
No 1689 1652 98.1 97.0-98.8 37 1.9 1.2- 3.0
Education
< High School 372 339 87.4 81.1-91.8 33 12.6 8.2-18.9
High School 600 582 97.4 95.0-98.6 18 2.6 1.4- 5.0
> High School 802 793 98.8 97.2-99.5 9 1.2 0.5- 2.8
Marital Status
Married 1160 1135 96.8 94.8-98.1 25 3.2 1.9- 5.2
Other 616 579 92.9 89.1-95.4 37 7.1 4.6-10.9
Income
15,999 or less 541 499 89.9 85.3-93.1 42 10.1 6.9-14.7
16,000-24,999 278 270 95.9 90.7-98.3 8 4.1 1.7- 9.3
25,000-39,999 283 283 100 - 0 0.0 -
40,000 or more 529 525 99.6 98.2-99.9 4 0.4 0.1- 1.8
WIC recipient
No 948 938 98.5 96.8-99.3 10 1.5 0.7- 3.2
Yes 810 759 91.9 88.6-94.4 51 8.1 5.6-11.4
Medicaid recipient
No 897 892 99.3 97.8-99.8 5 0.7 0.2- 2.2
Yes 879 822 91.3 88.0-93.8 57 8.7 6.2-12.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 317 305 96.1 93.1-97.8 12 3.9 2.2- 6.9
1500-2499 grams 551 532 95.9 93.7-97.4 19 4.1 2.6- 6.3
2500+ grams 905 874 95.5 93.6-96.8 31 4.5 3.2- 6.4

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30d. You were homeless

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