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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SOCIAL STRESS

Stressful Event: You argued with your husband or partner more than usual*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1659 1241 74.3 71.5-76.9 418 25.7 23.1-28.5
Age
< 20 years 197 119 63.2 54.2-71.5 78 36.8 28.5-45.8
20-24 years 395 278 69.2 63.2-74.7 117 30.8 25.3-36.8
25-34 years 836 650 77.4 73.6-80.9 186 22.6 19.1-26.4
35+ years 231 194 82.7 75.4-88.2 37 17.3 11.8-24.6
Race
White 1143 901 78.1 75.0-81.0 242 21.9 19.0-25.0
Black 444 285 63.3 56.8-69.3 159 36.7 30.7-43.2
Other 72 55 69.4 54.6-81.1 17 30.6 18.9-45.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 206 165 80.7 73.6-86.2 41 19.3 13.8-26.4
No 1450 1073 73.0 69.9-75.9 377 27.0 24.1-30.1
Education
< High School 331 230 71.1 64.6-76.9 101 28.9 23.1-35.4
High School 451 308 69.1 63.3-74.2 143 30.9 25.8-36.7
> High School 871 698 78.7 75.0-82.0 173 21.3 18.0-25.0
Marital Status
Married 1010 845 83.2 80.2-85.9 165 16.8 14.1-19.8
Other 649 396 61.6 56.6-66.4 253 38.4 33.6-43.4
Income
14,999 or less 443 286 65.5 59.6-71.1 157 34.5 28.9-40.4
15,000-24,999 258 162 60.5 52.6-67.9 96 39.5 32.1-47.4
25,000-49,999 306 220 71.0 64.2-77.1 86 29.0 22.9-35.8
50,000 or more 541 483 89.4 85.8-92.3 58 10.6 7.7-14.2
WIC recipient
No 945 764 79.1 75.6-82.3 181 20.9 17.7-24.4
Yes 701 469 68.5 64.0-72.8 232 31.5 27.2-36.0
Medicaid recipient
No 787 668 84.0 80.5-87.0 119 16.0 13.0-19.5
Yes 872 573 66.1 61.9-70.0 299 33.9 30.0-38.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 764 559 71.2 67.9-74.3 205 28.8 25.7-32.1
2500+ grams 895 682 74.6 71.5-77.4 213 25.4 22.6-28.5

*Data from survey question 35. This question is about things that may have happened during the 12 months before your new baby was born.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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