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2008 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 1367 1050 77.2 74.6-79.6 317 22.8 20.4-25.4
Age
< 20 years 148 105 73.1 64.0-80.5 43 26.9 19.5-36.0
20-24 years 323 241 75.4 69.6-80.5 82 24.6 19.5-30.4
25-34 years 685 541 79.7 76.2-82.8 144 20.3 17.2-23.8
35+ years 211 163 74.7 67.5-80.7 48 25.3 19.3-32.5
Race
White 968 756 78.9 76.0-81.6 212 21.1 18.4-24.0
Black 332 237 70.5 64.3-76.0 95 29.5 24.0-35.7
Other 67 57 81.6 67.5-90.5 10 18.4 9.5-32.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 190 174 93.0 87.8-96.1 16 7.0 3.9-12.2
No 1176 876 74.3 71.3-77.0 300 25.7 23.0-28.7
Education
< High School 266 210 81.1 75.2-85.9 56 18.9 14.1-24.8
High School 376 286 77.4 72.2-81.9 90 22.6 18.1-27.8
> High School 722 552 75.3 71.7-78.7 170 24.7 21.3-28.3
Marital Status
Married 829 644 78.3 75.0-81.2 185 21.7 18.8-25.0
Other 538 406 75.7 71.3-79.6 132 24.3 20.4-28.7
Income
14,999 or less 382 292 76.9 71.6-81.5 90 23.1 18.5-28.4
15,000-24,999 176 138 79.7 72.3-85.6 38 20.3 14.4-27.7
25,000-49,999 263 193 74.7 68.4-80.0 70 25.3 20.0-31.6
50,000 or more 441 343 77.9 73.4-81.9 98 22.1 18.1-26.6
WIC recipient
No 739 575 77.9 74.4-81.0 164 22.1 19.0-25.6
Yes 620 467 76.3 72.3-79.9 153 23.7 20.1-27.7
Medicaid recipient
No 638 494 77.4 73.6-80.8 144 22.6 19.2-26.4
Yes 729 556 77.1 73.4-80.4 173 22.9 19.6-26.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 449 343 76.0 71.9-79.7 106 24.0 20.3-28.1
2500+ grams 918 707 77.3 74.5-79.9 211 22.7 20.1-25.5

*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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