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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SOCIAL STRESS

Stressful Event: You had a lot of bills you couldn't pay*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 957 774 81.4 78.4-84.1 183 18.6 15.9-21.6
Age
< 20 years 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 237 177 76.7 69.8-82.4 60 23.3 17.6-30.2
25-34 years 506 416 82.4 78.2-85.9 90 17.6 14.1-21.8
35+ years 145 117 79.8 70.9-86.6 28 20.2 13.4-29.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 526 439 84.3 80.4-87.5 87 15.7 12.5-19.6
Non-Hispanic Black 244 186 73.9 66.5-80.1 58 26.1 19.9-33.5
Non-Hispanic Other 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 124 94 80.4 71.7-86.9 30 19.6 13.1-28.3
Education
< High School 170 135 82.1 74.5-87.8 35 17.9 12.2-25.5
High School 192 143 72.2 64.2-79.0 49 27.8 21.0-35.8
> High School 594 495 84.6 81.0-87.6 99 15.4 12.4-19.0
Marital Status
Married 565 477 84.5 80.8-87.6 88 15.5 12.4-19.2
Other 391 296 76.9 71.6-81.4 95 23.1 18.6-28.4
WIC recipient
No 470 416 87.4 83.4-90.6 54 12.6 9.4-16.6
Yes 485 356 75.8 71.1-79.9 129 24.2 20.1-28.9
Medicaid recipient
No 409 373 92.7 89.3-95.1 36 7.3 4.9-10.7
Yes 548 401 73.2 68.6-77.3 147 26.8 22.7-31.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 324 253 77.5 72.6-81.8 71 22.5 18.2-27.4
2500+ grams 633 521 81.8 78.5-84.7 112 18.2 15.3-21.5

*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 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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.

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