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Stressful Event: You or Husband / Partner Jailed*

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 1689 95.3 93.9-96.5 90 4.7 3.5- 6.1
Age
< 20 years 271 241 87.4 80.9-91.9 30 12.6 8.1-19.1
20-24 years 496 463 93.3 89.6-95.7 33 6.7 4.3-10.4
25-34 years 808 786 98.0 96.5-98.9 22 2.0 1.1- 3.5
35+ years 204 199 99.5 98.7-99.8 5 0.5 0.2- 1.3
Mother's Race
White 1172 1128 96.5 94.9-97.6 44 3.5 2.4- 5.1
African American 539 496 91.9 87.9-94.6 43 8.1 5.4-12.1
Other Minorities 68 65 94.8 82.2-98.6 3 5.2 1.4-17.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 88 84 97.4 87.7-99.5 4 2.6 0.5-12.3
No 1690 1604 95.1 93.6-96.3 86 4.9 3.7- 6.4
Education
< High School 374 334 90.3 85.5-93.6 40 9.7 6.4-14.5
High School 601 573 95.6 92.9-97.3 28 4.4 2.7- 7.1
> High School 802 780 97.5 95.7-98.6 22 2.5 1.4- 4.3
Marital Status
Married 1160 1136 97.9 96.5-98.7 24 2.1 1.3- 3.5
Other 619 553 90.0 86.2-92.8 66 10.0 7.2-13.8
Income
15,999 or less 544 492 91.3 87.5-94.0 52 8.7 6.0-12.5
16,000-24,999 277 257 94.4 89.6-97.1 20 5.6 2.9-10.4
25,000-39,999 284 278 97.4 93.6-99.0 6 2.6 1.0- 6.4
40,000 or more 528 526 99.4 97.6-99.8 2 0.6 0.2- 2.4
WIC recipient
No 948 924 98.0 96.5-98.9 24 2.0 1.1- 3.5
Yes 813 747 92.1 89.3-94.2 66 7.9 5.8-10.7
Medicaid recipient
No 896 885 99.0 97.8-99.5 11 1.0 0.5- 2.2
Yes 883 804 91.3 88.4-93.5 79 8.7 6.5-11.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 316 303 95.4 92.2-97.4 13 4.6 2.6- 7.8
1500-2499 grams 553 514 91.9 89.0-94.0 39 8.1 6.0-11.0
2500+ grams 907 869 95.6 93.9-96.8 38 4.4 3.2- 6.1

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30k. You or your husband or partner went to jail

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