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Stressful Event: Homeless*

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 1766 1700 96.4 94.9-97.4 66 3.6 2.6- 5.1
Age
< 20 years 270 262 97.4 93.1-99.0 8 2.6 1.0- 6.9
20-24 years 462 443 94.3 90.5-96.6 19 5.7 3.4- 9.5
25-34 years 833 800 96.8 94.7-98.1 33 3.2 1.9- 5.3
35+ years 201 195 98.3 93.2-99.6 6 1.7 0.4- 6.8
Mother's Race
White 1184 1141 96.2 94.5-97.4 43 3.8 2.6- 5.5
African American 517 495 96.3 92.9-98.1 22 3.7 1.9- 7.1
Other Minorities 65 64 99.9 98.9- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 1.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 109 82 75.7 64.7-84.2 27 24.3 15.8-35.3
No 1657 1618 98.2 97.1-98.9 39 1.8 1.1- 2.9
Education
< High School 408 368 89.4 84.5-92.9 40 10.6 7.1-15.5
High School 583 563 96.8 94.2-98.3 20 3.2 1.7- 5.8
> High School 774 768 99.7 98.6-99.9 6 0.3 0.1- 1.4
Marital Status
Married 1158 1130 97.7 96.3-98.6 28 2.3 1.4- 3.7
Other 608 570 93.3 89.7-95.6 38 6.7 4.4-10.3
Income
15,999 or less 515 475 91.9 87.9-94.7 40 8.1 5.3-12.1
16,000-24,999 275 266 95.5 90.5-97.9 9 4.5 2.1- 9.5
25,000-39,999 268 268 100 - 0 0.0 -
40,000 or more 536 535 100 99.8- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
WIC recipient
No 924 909 98.3 96.7-99.1 15 1.7 0.9- 3.3
Yes 827 776 94.1 91.5-96.0 51 5.9 4.0- 8.5
Medicaid recipient
No 876 869 99.3 97.9-99.7 7 0.7 0.3- 2.1
Yes 890 831 93.1 90.4-95.1 59 6.9 4.9- 9.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 327 312 94.7 91.2-96.8 15 5.3 3.2- 8.8
1500-2499 grams 549 526 95.5 93.3-97.0 23 4.5 3.0- 6.7
2500+ grams 885 857 96.4 94.9-97.5 28 3.6 2.5- 5.1

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30d. You were homeless

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