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Stressful Event: Family Member Hospitalized*

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 1767 1280 71.9 69.1-74.6 487 28.1 25.4-30.9
Age
< 20 years 271 182 65.5 57.2-73.0 89 34.5 27.0-42.8
20-24 years 460 318 67.0 61.1-72.4 142 33.0 27.6-38.9
25-34 years 834 631 76.5 72.7-80.0 203 23.5 20.0-27.3
35+ years 202 149 72.6 64.0-79.8 53 27.4 20.2-36.0
Mother's Race
White 1183 843 70.7 67.3-73.8 340 29.3 26.2-32.7
African American 519 383 73.0 67.1-78.3 136 27.0 21.7-32.9
Other Minorities 65 54 91.4 78.2-96.9 11 8.6 3.1-21.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 109 96 91.2 82.8-95.7 13 8.8 4.3-17.2
No 1658 1184 70.2 67.2-73.0 474 29.8 27.0-32.8
Education
< High School 407 294 70.8 64.3-76.4 113 29.2 23.6-35.7
High School 584 422 73.6 68.4-78.2 162 26.4 21.8-31.6
> High School 775 564 71.4 67.3-75.2 211 28.6 24.8-32.7
Marital Status
Married 1159 840 72.1 68.7-75.2 319 27.9 24.8-31.3
Other 608 440 71.6 66.3-76.4 168 28.4 23.6-33.7
Income
15,999 or less 517 392 75.1 69.5-79.9 125 24.9 20.1-30.5
16,000-24,999 274 189 70.1 62.4-76.7 85 29.9 23.3-37.6
25,000-39,999 269 179 62.6 54.9-69.7 90 37.4 30.3-45.1
40,000 or more 536 391 73.6 68.7-78.0 145 26.4 22.0-31.3
WIC recipient
No 925 668 72.0 68.1-75.6 257 28.0 24.4-31.9
Yes 827 600 71.7 67.4-75.7 227 28.3 24.3-32.6
Medicaid recipient
No 876 644 72.8 68.9-76.3 232 27.2 23.7-31.1
Yes 891 636 71.0 66.7-74.9 255 29.0 25.1-33.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 327 243 74.6 69.5-79.1 84 25.4 20.9-30.5
1500-2499 grams 548 396 72.1 68.1-75.7 152 27.9 24.3-31.9
2500+ grams 887 637 71.9 68.8-74.7 250 28.1 25.3-31.2

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30a. A close family member was very sick and had to go into the hospital

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