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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SOCIAL STRESS

Stressful Event: You lost your job even though you wanted to go on working*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1359 1221 90.4 88.4-92.0 138 9.6 8.0-11.6
Age
< 20 years 146 126 86.7 79.0-91.9 20 13.3 8.1-21.0
20-24 years 319 274 87.0 82.1-90.7 45 13.0 9.3-17.9
25-34 years 684 622 91.5 88.8-93.6 62 8.5 6.4-11.2
35+ years 210 199 95.1 90.6-97.5 11 4.9 2.5- 9.4
Race
White 960 878 91.7 89.5-93.5 82 8.3 6.5-10.5
Black 332 280 85.8 80.7-89.7 52 14.2 10.3-19.3
Other 67 63 90.8 78.0-96.5 4 9.2 3.5-22.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 183 155 84.6 77.8-89.6 28 15.4 10.4-22.2
No 1175 1065 91.4 89.4-93.1 110 8.6 6.9-10.6
Education
< High School 259 226 87.0 81.5-91.0 33 13.0 9.0-18.5
High School 374 321 87.5 83.1-90.8 53 12.5 9.2-16.9
> High School 722 670 93.4 91.1-95.2 52 6.6 4.8- 8.9
Marital Status
Married 827 777 95.2 93.3-96.6 50 4.8 3.4- 6.7
Other 532 444 83.4 79.4-86.7 88 16.6 13.3-20.6
Income
14,999 or less 377 306 82.1 77.1-86.1 71 17.9 13.9-22.9
15,000-24,999 175 158 91.0 84.9-94.8 17 9.0 5.2-15.1
25,000-49,999 265 234 89.8 85.0-93.2 31 10.2 6.8-15.0
50,000 or more 440 429 97.3 94.9-98.6 11 2.7 1.4- 5.1
WIC recipient
No 735 689 94.3 92.0-95.9 46 5.7 4.1- 8.0
Yes 616 524 86.0 82.6-88.9 92 14.0 11.1-17.4
Medicaid recipient
No 637 618 97.7 96.2-98.7 19 2.3 1.3- 3.8
Yes 722 603 84.2 80.9-87.1 119 15.8 12.9-19.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 446 388 86.6 83.1-89.4 58 13.4 10.6-16.9
2500+ grams 913 833 90.7 88.6-92.5 80 9.3 7.5-11.4

*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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