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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SOCIAL STRESS

Stressful Event: Your husband or partner lost his job*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1155 947 81.5 78.7-84.0 208 18.5 16.0-21.3
Age
< 20 years 119 99 81.2 71.3-88.3 20 18.8 11.7-28.7
20-24 years 263 198 76.0 69.3-81.6 65 24.0 18.4-30.7
25-34 years 594 493 82.8 78.9-86.0 101 17.2 14.0-21.1
35+ years 179 157 86.9 80.0-91.7 22 13.1 8.3-20.0
Race
White 837 689 80.8 77.5-83.7 148 19.2 16.3-22.5
Black 265 213 82.4 75.9-87.4 52 17.6 12.6-24.1
Other 53 45 88.7 74.4-95.5 8 11.3 4.5-25.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 145 103 71.4 62.5-78.9 42 28.6 21.1-37.5
No 1010 844 83.3 80.4-85.9 166 16.7 14.1-19.6
Education
< High School 196 140 72.1 64.1-79.0 56 27.9 21.0-35.9
High School 317 255 80.8 75.3-85.3 62 19.2 14.7-24.7
> High School 638 548 85.5 81.9-88.4 90 14.5 11.6-18.1
Marital Status
Married 711 609 85.8 82.7-88.5 102 14.2 11.5-17.3
Other 444 338 75.5 70.4-80.0 106 24.5 20.0-29.6
Income
14,999 or less 212 162 78.0 70.6-84.0 50 22.0 16.0-29.4
15,000-24,999 271 194 72.1 65.6-77.8 77 27.9 22.2-34.4
25,000-49,999 235 188 79.5 72.7-84.9 47 20.5 15.1-27.3
50,000 or more 379 353 92.9 89.2-95.4 26 7.1 4.6-10.8
WIC recipient
No 619 538 85.7 82.1-88.7 81 14.3 11.3-17.9
Yes 534 408 77.4 72.9-81.3 126 22.6 18.7-27.1
Medicaid recipient
No 578 518 88.3 84.8-91.1 60 11.7 8.9-15.2
Yes 577 429 75.5 71.2-79.4 148 24.5 20.6-28.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 393 317 79.6 75.3-83.4 76 20.4 16.6-24.7
2500+ grams 762 630 81.7 78.6-84.4 132 18.3 15.6-21.4

*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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