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2009 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 1156 839 72.1 69.0-75.1 317 27.9 24.9-31.0
Age
< 20 years 119 72 65.8 55.0-75.2 47 34.2 24.8-45.0
20-24 years 264 167 64.1 57.1-70.6 97 35.9 29.4-42.9
25-34 years 595 450 74.7 70.3-78.6 145 25.3 21.4-29.7
35+ years 178 150 82.3 74.8-88.0 28 17.7 12.0-25.2
Race
White 837 650 77.1 73.7-80.2 187 22.9 19.8-26.3
Black 267 155 58.3 50.7-65.6 112 41.7 34.4-49.3
Other 52 34 62.2 45.7-76.3 18 37.8 23.7-54.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 146 127 85.1 77.0-90.6 19 14.9 9.4-23.0
No 1010 712 69.7 66.3-73.0 298 30.3 27.0-33.7
Education
< High School 198 131 69.6 61.4-76.8 67 30.4 23.2-38.6
High School 315 212 67.6 61.3-73.4 103 32.4 26.6-38.7
> High School 639 493 75.6 71.5-79.3 146 24.4 20.7-28.5
Marital Status
Married 711 564 78.5 74.8-81.7 147 21.5 18.3-25.2
Other 445 275 63.4 57.8-68.6 170 36.6 31.4-42.2
Income
14,999 or less 212 115 55.5 47.2-63.5 97 44.5 36.5-52.8
15,000-24,999 271 183 70.0 63.5-75.9 88 30.0 24.1-36.5
25,000-49,999 235 175 74.6 67.5-80.6 60 25.4 19.4-32.5
50,000 or more 379 322 82.8 77.9-86.8 57 17.2 13.2-22.1
WIC recipient
No 618 496 78.8 74.7-82.3 122 21.2 17.7-25.3
Yes 536 341 65.3 60.4-69.9 195 34.7 30.1-39.6
Medicaid recipient
No 577 475 80.8 76.8-84.2 102 19.2 15.8-23.2
Yes 579 364 64.6 59.8-69.1 215 35.4 30.9-40.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 396 275 67.1 62.2-71.6 121 32.9 28.4-37.8
2500+ grams 760 564 72.6 69.1-75.7 196 27.4 24.3-30.9

*Data from survey question 33. This question is about things that may have happened during the 12 months before your new baby was born.

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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 28JUL11

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