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Stressful Event: Argued with Husband More than Usual*

1999 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1764 1265 73.3 70.4-75.9 499 26.7 24.1-29.6
Age
< 20 years 267 150 52.6 44.2-60.8 117 47.4 39.2-55.8
20-24 years 462 288 63.2 57.2-68.7 174 36.8 31.3-42.8
25-34 years 834 647 81.2 77.6-84.4 187 18.8 15.6-22.4
35+ years 201 180 90.1 83.5-94.3 21 9.9 5.7-16.5
Mother's Race
White 1183 900 77.8 74.7-80.7 283 22.2 19.3-25.3
African American 516 312 57.8 51.4-63.9 204 42.2 36.1-48.6
Other Minorities 65 53 82.7 66.8-91.9 12 17.3 8.1-33.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 109 91 84.5 74.8-91.0 18 15.5 9.0-25.2
No 1655 1174 72.2 69.3-75.0 481 27.8 25.0-30.7
Education
< High School 404 255 65.2 58.6-71.2 149 34.8 28.8-41.4
High School 584 380 66.3 60.9-71.3 204 33.7 28.7-39.1
> High School 775 629 82.1 78.5-85.2 146 17.9 14.8-21.5
Marital Status
Married 1157 911 79.9 76.8-82.7 246 20.1 17.3-23.2
Other 607 354 58.3 52.7-63.7 253 41.7 36.3-47.3
Income
15,999 or less 514 289 56.5 50.5-62.3 225 43.5 37.7-49.5
16,000-24,999 275 178 66.6 58.9-73.6 97 33.4 26.4-41.1
25,000-39,999 268 213 81.4 74.8-86.6 55 18.6 13.4-25.2
40,000 or more 536 460 86.4 82.3-89.6 76 13.6 10.4-17.7
WIC recipient
No 924 750 82.5 79.1-85.5 174 17.5 14.5-20.9
Yes 825 505 63.0 58.5-67.3 320 37.0 32.7-41.5
Medicaid recipient
No 876 728 83.0 79.6-85.9 148 17.0 14.1-20.4
Yes 888 537 62.4 57.9-66.7 351 37.6 33.3-42.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 327 235 71.7 66.4-76.4 92 28.3 23.6-33.6
1500-2499 grams 548 366 65.5 61.3-69.4 182 34.5 30.6-38.7
2500+ grams 884 661 73.8 70.8-76.7 223 26.2 23.3-29.2

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30g. You or your husband or partner argued more than usual

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