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Stressful Event: Husband / Partner Did Not Want Pregnancy*

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 1775 1573 89.6 87.6-91.3 202 10.4 8.7-12.4
Age
< 20 years 271 229 85.3 78.5-90.3 42 14.7 9.7-21.5
20-24 years 494 427 86.9 82.4-90.4 67 13.1 9.6-17.6
25-34 years 807 729 91.2 88.3-93.4 78 8.8 6.6-11.7
35+ years 203 188 95.8 91.0-98.1 15 4.2 1.9- 9.0
Mother's Race
White 1168 1053 90.6 88.2-92.5 115 9.4 7.5-11.8
African American 539 458 86.7 82.1-90.3 81 13.3 9.7-17.9
Other Minorities 68 62 90.2 75.1-96.6 6 9.8 3.4-24.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 88 81 92.3 81.7-97.0 7 7.7 3.0-18.3
No 1686 1491 89.4 87.3-91.2 195 10.6 8.8-12.7
Education
< High School 373 312 85.4 79.8-89.6 61 14.6 10.4-20.2
High School 600 529 89.8 86.2-92.6 71 10.2 7.4-13.8
> High School 800 730 91.4 88.6-93.6 70 8.6 6.4-11.4
Marital Status
Married 1159 1082 93.0 90.9-94.6 77 7.0 5.4- 9.1
Other 616 491 82.6 78.0-86.4 125 17.4 13.6-22.0
Income
15,999 or less 543 450 84.5 79.8-88.2 93 15.5 11.8-20.2
16,000-24,999 277 253 92.7 87.7-95.8 24 7.3 4.2-12.3
25,000-39,999 282 250 89.8 84.3-93.5 32 10.2 6.5-15.7
40,000 or more 528 489 92.4 89.0-94.8 39 7.6 5.2-11.0
WIC recipient
No 943 852 91.0 88.3-93.0 91 9.0 7.0-11.7
Yes 813 705 87.9 84.5-90.6 108 12.1 9.4-15.5
Medicaid recipient
No 894 822 91.4 88.8-93.5 72 8.6 6.5-11.2
Yes 881 751 87.6 84.3-90.2 130 12.4 9.8-15.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 317 272 84.5 79.8-88.3 45 15.5 11.7-20.2
1500-2499 grams 551 483 86.3 83.0-89.1 68 13.7 10.9-17.0
2500+ grams 904 816 89.9 87.7-91.8 88 10.1 8.2-12.3

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30h. Your husband or partner said he did not want you to be pregnant

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