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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SOCIAL STRESS

Stressful Event: A close family member was very sick and had to go to the hospital*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1658 1242 76.9 74.3-79.4 416 23.1 20.6-25.7
Age
< 20 years 196 140 75.4 66.9-82.4 56 24.6 17.6-33.1
20-24 years 395 300 78.6 73.2-83.2 95 21.4 16.8-26.8
25-34 years 836 620 75.1 71.2-78.6 216 24.9 21.4-28.8
35+ years 231 182 82.1 75.2-87.4 49 17.9 12.6-24.8
Race
White 1141 855 77.7 74.7-80.5 286 22.3 19.5-25.3
Black 444 328 74.0 67.9-79.3 116 26.0 20.7-32.1
Other 73 59 79.3 65.6-88.5 14 20.7 11.5-34.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 206 181 87.4 81.1-91.9 25 12.6 8.1-18.9
No 1449 1058 74.9 71.9-77.6 391 25.1 22.4-28.1
Education
< High School 332 261 78.2 72.1-83.4 71 21.8 16.6-27.9
High School 450 335 78.1 72.9-82.6 115 21.9 17.4-27.1
> High School 870 640 75.6 71.9-78.9 230 24.4 21.1-28.1
Marital Status
Married 1009 755 77.0 73.7-80.0 254 23.0 20.0-26.3
Other 649 487 76.9 72.4-80.8 162 23.1 19.2-27.6
Income
14,999 or less 443 335 76.0 70.4-80.8 108 24.0 19.2-29.6
15,000-24,999 256 182 72.2 64.6-78.6 74 27.8 21.4-35.4
25,000-49,999 306 214 72.6 66.0-78.3 92 27.4 21.7-34.0
50,000 or more 542 421 79.7 75.3-83.5 121 20.3 16.5-24.7
WIC recipient
No 946 720 78.5 75.1-81.6 226 21.5 18.4-24.9
Yes 699 512 75.0 70.8-78.9 187 25.0 21.1-29.2
Medicaid recipient
No 788 604 77.9 74.2-81.2 184 22.1 18.8-25.8
Yes 870 638 76.1 72.3-79.6 232 23.9 20.4-27.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 764 553 72.8 69.6-75.8 211 27.2 24.2-30.4
2500+ grams 894 689 77.3 74.4-80.0 205 22.7 20.0-25.6

*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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