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Stressful Event: Husband / Partner Lost Job*

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 1771 1579 89.5 87.4-91.2 192 10.5 8.8-12.6
Age
< 20 years 270 229 82.7 75.4-88.1 41 17.3 11.9-24.6
20-24 years 494 425 84.9 80.2-88.7 69 15.1 11.3-19.8
25-34 years 804 741 92.8 90.1-94.8 63 7.2 5.2- 9.9
35+ years 203 184 95.8 91.0-98.1 19 4.2 1.9- 9.0
Mother's Race
White 1167 1049 89.9 87.4-91.9 118 10.1 8.1-12.6
African American 536 472 88.5 84.0-91.8 64 11.5 8.2-16.0
Other Minorities 68 58 88.0 74.1-95.0 10 12.0 5.0-25.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 85 74 84.5 72.0-92.1 11 15.5 7.9-28.0
No 1685 1504 89.8 87.8-91.6 181 10.2 8.4-12.2
Education
< High School 369 313 81.1 74.9-86.1 56 18.9 13.9-25.1
High School 599 525 89.0 85.3-91.9 74 11.0 8.1-14.7
> High School 801 739 93.7 91.2-95.5 62 6.3 4.5- 8.8
Marital Status
Married 1157 1052 91.4 89.0-93.2 105 8.6 6.8-11.0
Other 614 527 85.5 81.1-89.0 87 14.5 11.0-18.9
Income
15,999 or less 539 442 80.1 75.0-84.4 97 19.9 15.6-25.0
16,000-24,999 276 234 87.0 81.0-91.3 42 13.0 8.7-19.0
25,000-39,999 283 261 93.0 88.1-96.0 22 7.0 4.0-11.9
40,000 or more 529 511 97.0 94.5-98.4 18 3.0 1.6- 5.5
WIC recipient
No 945 876 93.9 91.7-95.6 69 6.1 4.4- 8.3
Yes 808 685 84.0 80.2-87.1 123 16.0 12.9-19.8
Medicaid recipient
No 896 848 95.6 93.5-97.0 48 4.4 3.0- 6.5
Yes 875 731 82.6 78.8-85.8 144 17.4 14.2-21.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 317 279 87.9 83.7-91.1 38 12.1 8.9-16.3
1500-2499 grams 549 484 87.8 84.6-90.4 65 12.2 9.6-15.4
2500+ grams 902 813 89.6 87.4-91.5 89 10.4 8.5-12.6

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30e. Your husband or partner lost his job

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