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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SOCIAL STRESS

Stressful Event: You had a lot of bills you couldn't pay*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1365 1052 77.6 74.9-80.0 313 22.4 20.0-25.1
Age
< 20 years 147 120 81.2 72.7-87.5 27 18.8 12.5-27.3
20-24 years 324 233 72.6 66.7-77.9 91 27.4 22.1-33.3
25-34 years 686 534 78.4 74.7-81.7 152 21.6 18.3-25.3
35+ years 208 165 80.2 73.4-85.5 43 19.8 14.5-26.6
Race
White 964 767 79.2 76.2-82.0 197 20.8 18.0-23.8
Black 333 230 71.8 65.7-77.2 103 28.2 22.8-34.3
Other 68 55 78.7 65.0-88.0 13 21.3 12.0-35.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 187 140 75.7 68.1-81.9 47 24.3 18.1-31.9
No 1177 912 78.0 75.1-80.5 265 22.0 19.5-24.9
Education
< High School 263 202 75.9 69.4-81.3 61 24.1 18.7-30.6
High School 377 272 73.7 68.2-78.5 105 26.3 21.5-31.8
> High School 721 575 80.5 77.0-83.5 146 19.5 16.5-23.0
Marital Status
Married 827 675 82.2 79.1-85.0 152 17.8 15.0-20.9
Other 538 377 70.9 66.3-75.1 161 29.1 24.9-33.7
Income
14,999 or less 382 255 67.2 61.5-72.5 127 32.8 27.5-38.5
15,000-24,999 175 115 69.7 61.6-76.8 60 30.3 23.2-38.4
25,000-49,999 264 187 72.3 65.9-77.8 77 27.7 22.2-34.1
50,000 or more 440 400 90.7 87.1-93.3 40 9.3 6.7-12.9
WIC recipient
No 736 619 84.5 81.4-87.3 117 15.5 12.7-18.6
Yes 621 426 70.1 65.8-74.0 195 29.9 26.0-34.2
Medicaid recipient
No 638 555 87.3 84.2-89.9 83 12.7 10.1-15.8
Yes 727 497 69.4 65.4-73.2 230 30.6 26.8-34.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 450 333 73.6 69.4-77.5 117 26.4 22.5-30.6
2500+ grams 915 719 77.9 75.1-80.6 196 22.1 19.4-24.9

*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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