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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SOCIAL STRESS

Stressful Event: Someone very close to you had a problem with drinking or drugs*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1156 978 85.0 82.4-87.2 178 15.0 12.8-17.6
Age
< 20 years 118 91 79.9 70.0-87.1 27 20.1 12.9-30.0
20-24 years 265 216 83.5 77.5-88.1 49 16.5 11.9-22.5
25-34 years 595 506 85.4 81.8-88.4 89 14.6 11.6-18.2
35+ years 178 165 90.3 83.4-94.5 13 9.7 5.5-16.6
Race
White 837 716 85.9 83.0-88.4 121 14.1 11.6-17.0
Black 266 217 82.0 75.5-87.1 49 18.0 12.9-24.5
Other 53 45 85.4 70.1-93.6 8 14.6 6.4-29.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 145 135 92.7 86.4-96.2 10 7.3 3.8-13.6
No 1011 843 83.5 80.6-86.1 168 16.5 13.9-19.4
Education
< High School 196 166 85.9 78.9-90.9 30 14.1 9.1-21.1
High School 316 257 82.4 77.0-86.8 59 17.6 13.2-23.0
> High School 640 552 86.0 82.6-88.9 88 14.0 11.1-17.4
Marital Status
Married 710 626 89.0 86.1-91.3 84 11.0 8.7-13.9
Other 446 352 79.5 74.6-83.6 94 20.5 16.4-25.4
Income
14,999 or less 212 170 84.0 77.3-89.0 42 16.0 11.0-22.7
15,000-24,999 271 219 82.2 76.5-86.8 52 17.8 13.2-23.5
25,000-49,999 236 198 81.7 75.0-86.9 38 18.3 13.1-25.0
50,000 or more 379 340 89.8 85.6-92.8 39 10.2 7.2-14.4
WIC recipient
No 618 535 85.9 82.4-88.9 83 14.1 11.1-17.6
Yes 536 441 83.9 79.9-87.2 95 16.1 12.8-20.1
Medicaid recipient
No 578 508 88.0 84.5-90.7 70 12.0 9.3-15.5
Yes 578 470 82.3 78.4-85.7 108 17.7 14.3-21.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 395 324 80.9 76.6-84.6 71 19.1 15.4-23.4
2500+ grams 761 654 85.3 82.5-87.7 107 14.7 12.3-17.5

*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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