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Stressful Event: Lost Job, Wanted to Work *

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 1543 88.5 86.4-90.3 233 11.5 9.7-13.6
Age
< 20 years 272 230 82.8 75.7-88.2 42 17.2 11.8-24.3
20-24 years 493 404 84.7 80.0-88.5 89 15.3 11.5-20.0
25-34 years 806 731 92.0 89.3-94.1 75 8.0 5.9-10.7
35+ years 205 178 90.0 83.2-94.3 27 10.0 5.7-16.8
Mother's Race
White 1170 1047 90.5 88.1-92.5 123 9.5 7.5-11.9
African American 538 431 81.5 76.3-85.7 107 18.5 14.3-23.7
Other Minorities 68 65 94.1 80.1-98.4 3 5.9 1.6-19.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 87 76 89.3 77.8-95.2 11 10.7 4.8-22.2
No 1688 1467 88.5 86.3-90.3 221 11.5 9.7-13.7
Education
< High School 373 309 82.9 77.1-87.5 64 17.1 12.5-22.9
High School 599 496 86.0 82.0-89.2 103 14.0 10.8-18.0
> High School 802 737 93.3 90.7-95.2 65 6.7 4.8- 9.3
Marital Status
Married 1157 1051 91.7 89.4-93.5 106 8.3 6.5-10.6
Other 619 492 81.8 77.2-85.6 127 18.2 14.4-22.8
Income
15,999 or less 542 415 76.8 71.5-81.3 127 23.2 18.7-28.5
16,000-24,999 278 243 89.4 83.9-93.1 35 10.6 6.9-16.1
25,000-39,999 283 253 89.7 84.3-93.4 30 10.3 6.6-15.7
40,000 or more 527 502 96.8 94.5-98.2 25 3.2 1.8- 5.5
WIC recipient
No 947 878 94.8 92.6-96.3 69 5.2 3.7- 7.4
Yes 811 648 80.8 76.9-84.1 163 19.2 15.9-23.1
Medicaid recipient
No 895 845 95.1 93.1-96.6 50 4.9 3.4- 6.9
Yes 881 698 81.0 77.2-84.3 183 19.0 15.7-22.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 316 270 84.1 79.3-87.9 46 15.9 12.1-20.7
1500-2499 grams 553 461 82.1 78.5-85.2 92 17.9 14.8-21.5
2500+ grams 904 809 89.0 86.7-90.9 95 11.0 9.1-13.3

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30f. You lost your job even though you wanted to go on working

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