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2009 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 1159 852 74.8 71.8-77.6 307 25.2 22.4-28.2
Age
< 20 years 119 87 74.5 64.1-82.7 32 25.5 17.3-35.9
20-24 years 266 187 75.7 69.4-81.1 79 24.3 18.9-30.6
25-34 years 595 445 75.4 71.3-79.2 150 24.6 20.8-28.7
35+ years 179 133 71.2 62.8-78.3 46 28.8 21.7-37.2
Race
White 840 624 75.1 71.6-78.2 216 24.9 21.8-28.4
Black 266 187 74.6 67.6-80.5 79 25.4 19.5-32.4
Other 53 41 71.5 54.9-83.8 12 28.5 16.2-45.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 148 127 86.6 79.3-91.7 21 13.4 8.3-20.7
No 1011 725 72.6 69.3-75.7 286 27.4 24.3-30.7
Education
< High School 199 152 80.0 72.5-85.8 47 20.0 14.2-27.5
High School 318 230 74.9 69.0-80.0 88 25.1 20.0-31.0
> High School 638 467 72.6 68.5-76.4 171 27.4 23.6-31.5
Marital Status
Married 712 527 74.0 70.2-77.5 185 26.0 22.5-29.8
Other 447 325 75.9 70.9-80.3 122 24.1 19.7-29.1
Income
14,999 or less 214 142 72.7 65.0-79.2 72 27.3 20.8-35.0
15,000-24,999 271 200 75.9 69.7-81.2 71 24.1 18.8-30.3
25,000-49,999 235 180 74.4 67.2-80.4 55 25.6 19.6-32.8
50,000 or more 379 285 75.0 69.9-79.5 94 25.0 20.5-30.1
WIC recipient
No 619 462 73.4 69.2-77.2 157 26.6 22.8-30.8
Yes 538 388 76.1 71.7-80.0 150 23.9 20.0-28.3
Medicaid recipient
No 578 436 74.8 70.6-78.6 142 25.2 21.4-29.4
Yes 581 416 74.8 70.4-78.7 165 25.2 21.3-29.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 398 285 70.6 65.9-74.9 113 29.4 25.1-34.1
2500+ grams 761 567 75.2 71.9-78.1 194 24.8 21.9-28.1

*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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