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2010 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 970 722 73.6 70.3-76.8 248 26.4 23.2-29.7
Age
< 20 years 83 55 64.2 51.1-75.4 28 35.8 24.6-48.9
20-24 years 222 157 68.6 61.1-75.2 65 31.4 24.8-38.9
25-34 years 505 389 77.4 73.0-81.3 116 22.6 18.7-27.0
35+ years 160 121 76.3 67.6-83.2 39 23.7 16.8-32.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 594 429 70.7 66.2-74.8 165 29.3 25.2-33.8
Non-Hispanic Black 204 146 69.6 61.4-76.8 58 30.4 23.2-38.6
Non-Hispanic Other 52 39 70.5 54.2-82.8 13 29.5 17.2-45.8
Latina 114 103 91.6 84.0-95.8 11 8.4 4.2-16.0
Education
< High School 155 115 71.2 61.6-79.2 40 28.8 20.8-38.4
High School 250 185 73.3 66.6-79.1 65 26.7 20.9-33.4
> High School 562 419 74.6 70.3-78.5 143 25.4 21.5-29.7
Marital Status
Married 618 463 74.5 70.4-78.2 155 25.5 21.8-29.6
Other 352 259 72.4 66.5-77.7 93 27.6 22.3-33.5
WIC recipient
No 528 393 75.1 70.6-79.1 135 24.9 20.9-29.4
Yes 438 325 71.8 66.6-76.5 113 28.2 23.5-33.4
Medicaid recipient
No 474 364 77.7 73.2-81.7 110 22.3 18.3-26.8
Yes 496 358 70.5 65.5-75.0 138 29.5 25.0-34.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 325 245 75.6 70.6-80.0 80 24.4 20.0-29.4
2500+ grams 645 477 73.5 69.8-76.9 168 26.5 23.1-30.2

*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 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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 16NOV12

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