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2011 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 953 812 85.3 82.5-87.8 141 14.7 12.2-17.5
Age
< 20 years 69 56 79.7 66.4-88.6 13 20.3 11.4-33.6
20-24 years 234 183 79.6 72.9-85.0 51 20.4 15.0-27.1
25-34 years 506 450 89.5 86.0-92.2 56 10.5 7.8-14.0
35+ years 144 123 82.9 74.2-89.2 21 17.1 10.8-25.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 525 448 85.2 81.3-88.4 77 14.8 11.6-18.7
Non-Hispanic Black 245 213 86.0 79.7-90.5 32 14.0 9.5-20.3
Non-Hispanic Other 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 121 98 83.0 74.2-89.2 23 17.0 10.8-25.8
Education
< High School 169 135 80.2 72.1-86.4 34 19.8 13.6-27.9
High School 191 154 80.3 72.7-86.1 37 19.7 13.9-27.3
> High School 592 522 88.8 85.6-91.4 70 11.2 8.6-14.4
Marital Status
Married 564 497 87.6 84.0-90.4 67 12.4 9.6-16.0
Other 388 314 82.0 77.0-86.1 74 18.0 13.9-23.0
WIC recipient
No 470 431 89.9 86.2-92.8 39 10.1 7.2-13.8
Yes 482 380 80.9 76.5-84.7 102 19.1 15.3-23.5
Medicaid recipient
No 410 388 94.2 90.9-96.3 22 5.8 3.7- 9.1
Yes 543 424 78.8 74.5-82.6 119 21.2 17.4-25.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 322 268 82.9 78.3-86.6 54 17.1 13.4-21.7
2500+ grams 631 544 85.5 82.4-88.2 87 14.5 11.8-17.6

*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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