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Stressful Event: Husband / Partner Lost Job*

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 1763 1590 90.2 88.2-91.9 173 9.8 8.1-11.8
Age
< 20 years 269 234 85.4 78.4-90.4 35 14.6 9.6-21.6
20-24 years 460 403 87.6 83.2-91.0 57 12.4 9.0-16.8
25-34 years 833 768 92.3 89.5-94.3 65 7.7 5.7-10.5
35+ years 201 185 93.8 87.3-97.0 16 6.2 3.0-12.7
Mother's Race
White 1180 1071 90.9 88.6-92.8 109 9.1 7.2-11.4
African American 518 458 87.5 82.6-91.1 60 12.5 8.9-17.4
Other Minorities 65 61 93.7 80.3-98.2 4 6.3 1.8-19.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 108 93 87.7 78.1-93.5 15 12.3 6.5-21.9
No 1655 1497 90.4 88.3-92.1 158 9.6 7.9-11.7
Education
< High School 403 351 86.1 80.7-90.1 52 13.9 9.9-19.3
High School 584 520 90.0 86.2-92.8 64 10.0 7.2-13.8
> High School 775 718 92.4 89.7-94.5 57 7.6 5.5-10.3
Marital Status
Married 1156 1060 91.4 89.0-93.2 96 8.6 6.8-11.0
Other 607 530 87.5 83.4-90.8 77 12.5 9.2-16.6
Income
15,999 or less 512 426 83.5 78.6-87.5 86 16.5 12.5-21.4
16,000-24,999 274 245 89.8 84.1-93.7 29 10.2 6.3-15.9
25,000-39,999 269 244 88.6 82.6-92.7 25 11.4 7.3-17.4
40,000 or more 536 521 97.1 94.6-98.4 15 2.9 1.6- 5.4
WIC recipient
No 924 870 93.6 91.2-95.4 54 6.4 4.6- 8.8
Yes 824 705 86.1 82.6-89.0 119 13.9 11.0-17.4
Medicaid recipient
No 876 837 95.1 92.8-96.6 39 4.9 3.4- 7.2
Yes 887 753 84.7 81.2-87.7 134 15.3 12.3-18.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 328 294 89.4 85.3-92.4 34 10.6 7.6-14.7
1500-2499 grams 545 491 89.6 86.7-92.0 54 10.4 8.0-13.3
2500+ grams 885 801 90.2 88.0-92.1 84 9.8 7.9-12.0

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30e. Your husband or partner lost his job

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