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Stressful Event: You or Husband / Partner Jailed*

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 1686 96.0 94.6-97.0 81 4.0 3.0- 5.4
Age
< 20 years 270 249 93.5 88.0-96.6 21 6.5 3.4-12.0
20-24 years 462 435 93.0 89.1-95.6 27 7.0 4.4-10.9
25-34 years 834 806 97.8 96.1-98.7 28 2.2 1.3- 3.9
35+ years 201 196 98.9 95.1-99.8 5 1.1 0.2- 4.9
Mother's Race
White 1184 1145 96.9 95.3-97.9 39 3.1 2.1- 4.7
African American 518 478 93.5 89.7-96.0 40 6.5 4.0-10.3
Other Minorities 65 63 93.8 78.2-98.4 2 6.2 1.6-21.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 108 106 98.7 93.1-99.8 2 1.3 0.2- 6.9
No 1659 1580 95.7 94.2-96.9 79 4.3 3.1- 5.8
Education
< High School 407 374 92.4 88.0-95.2 33 7.6 4.8-12.0
High School 584 545 94.5 91.5-96.5 39 5.5 3.5- 8.5
> High School 775 766 98.9 97.5-99.5 9 1.1 0.5- 2.5
Marital Status
Married 1158 1139 98.6 97.4-99.2 19 1.4 0.8- 2.6
Other 609 547 90.2 86.4-93.1 62 9.8 6.9-13.6
Income
15,999 or less 515 458 89.9 85.7-93.0 57 10.1 7.0-14.3
16,000-24,999 275 267 97.0 92.8-98.8 8 3.0 1.2- 7.2
25,000-39,999 269 265 99.3 96.6-99.8 4 0.7 0.2- 3.4
40,000 or more 536 535 99.7 97.9- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1
WIC recipient
No 925 902 98.2 96.6-99.0 23 1.8 1.0- 3.4
Yes 827 769 93.5 90.8-95.4 58 6.5 4.6- 9.2
Medicaid recipient
No 876 867 99.3 98.0-99.7 9 0.7 0.3- 2.0
Yes 891 819 92.4 89.6-94.4 72 7.6 5.6-10.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 327 309 94.7 91.7-96.7 18 5.3 3.3- 8.3
1500-2499 grams 549 518 93.9 91.5-95.7 31 6.1 4.3- 8.5
2500+ grams 887 855 96.2 94.6-97.3 32 3.8 2.7- 5.4

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30k. You or your husband or partner went to jail

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