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2008 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 1368 999 73.8 71.1-76.4 369 26.2 23.6-28.9
Age
< 20 years 150 87 59.7 50.3-68.4 63 40.3 31.6-49.7
20-24 years 322 208 64.2 57.9-70.1 114 35.8 29.9-42.1
25-34 years 687 534 78.7 75.0-81.9 153 21.3 18.1-25.0
35+ years 209 170 84.1 78.0-88.8 39 15.9 11.2-22.0
Race
White 969 738 77.0 73.9-79.8 231 23.0 20.2-26.1
Black 331 200 59.9 53.4-66.1 131 40.1 33.9-46.6
Other 68 61 89.8 77.5-95.8 7 10.2 4.2-22.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 190 153 81.8 74.8-87.1 37 18.2 12.9-25.2
No 1177 845 72.4 69.3-75.2 332 27.6 24.8-30.7
Education
< High School 266 176 70.0 63.3-75.9 90 30.0 24.1-36.7
High School 377 265 70.9 65.3-75.9 112 29.1 24.1-34.7
> High School 721 555 77.1 73.5-80.4 166 22.9 19.6-26.5
Marital Status
Married 831 663 80.4 77.1-83.2 168 19.6 16.8-22.9
Other 537 336 64.4 59.6-68.9 201 35.6 31.1-40.4
Income
14,999 or less 381 227 62.9 57.0-68.4 154 37.1 31.6-43.0
15,000-24,999 177 116 65.1 56.8-72.6 61 34.9 27.4-43.2
25,000-49,999 265 200 76.9 70.8-82.1 65 23.1 17.9-29.2
50,000 or more 440 370 84.6 80.5-88.0 70 15.4 12.0-19.5
WIC recipient
No 739 591 81.0 77.6-83.9 148 19.0 16.1-22.4
Yes 621 402 66.0 61.6-70.2 219 34.0 29.8-38.4
Medicaid recipient
No 639 533 83.5 80.1-86.5 106 16.5 13.5-19.9
Yes 729 466 65.8 61.7-69.6 263 34.2 30.4-38.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 450 306 66.6 62.2-70.8 144 33.4 29.2-37.8
2500+ grams 918 693 74.5 71.5-77.3 225 25.5 22.7-28.5

*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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

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