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Stressful Event: Someone Close Had a Substance Abuse Problem*

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 1528 88.2 86.1-90.0 236 11.8 10.0-13.9
Age
< 20 years 270 218 81.8 74.5-87.3 52 18.2 12.7-25.5
20-24 years 461 390 84.9 80.1-88.7 71 15.1 11.3-19.9
25-34 years 834 737 90.8 88.0-93.0 97 9.2 7.0-12.0
35+ years 199 183 93.7 88.1-96.7 16 6.3 3.3-11.9
Mother's Race
White 1181 1039 89.0 86.5-91.0 142 11.0 9.0-13.5
African American 518 433 87.2 82.6-90.7 85 12.8 9.3-17.4
Other Minorities 65 56 78.1 61.2-89.0 9 21.9 11.0-38.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 107 101 93.9 85.2-97.7 6 6.1 2.3-14.8
No 1657 1427 87.7 85.5-89.6 230 12.3 10.4-14.5
Education
< High School 405 333 85.3 80.0-89.3 72 14.7 10.7-20.0
High School 584 487 84.8 80.4-88.4 97 15.2 11.6-19.6
> High School 774 707 92.0 89.3-94.1 67 8.0 5.9-10.7
Marital Status
Married 1157 1039 91.2 88.8-93.0 118 8.8 7.0-11.2
Other 607 489 81.6 76.9-85.5 118 18.4 14.5-23.1
Income
15,999 or less 513 410 83.1 78.1-87.1 103 16.9 12.9-21.9
16,000-24,999 275 236 87.6 81.6-91.8 39 12.4 8.2-18.4
25,000-39,999 269 236 88.8 82.9-92.8 33 11.2 7.2-17.1
40,000 or more 536 499 92.9 89.6-95.2 37 7.1 4.8-10.4
WIC recipient
No 925 839 92.6 90.1-94.5 86 7.4 5.5- 9.9
Yes 824 676 83.3 79.6-86.4 148 16.7 13.6-20.4
Medicaid recipient
No 876 808 92.5 90.0-94.4 68 7.5 5.6-10.0
Yes 888 720 83.4 79.8-86.5 168 16.6 13.5-20.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 326 279 85.4 81.0-88.9 47 14.6 11.1-19.0
1500-2499 grams 548 458 82.8 79.3-85.9 90 17.2 14.1-20.7
2500+ grams 886 788 88.6 86.3-90.6 98 11.4 9.4-13.7

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30l. Someone very close to you had a bad problem with drinking or drugs

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