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2012 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SOCIAL STRESS

Stressful Event: You had problems paying the rent, mortgage or other bills*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 612 471 76.3 72.1-80.1 141 23.7 19.9-27.9
Age
< 20 years 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 140 106 77.8 68.5-85.0 34 22.2 15.0-31.5
25-34 years 342 263 75.2 69.5-80.2 79 24.8 19.8-30.5
35+ years 84 65 74.6 61.8-84.3 19 25.4 15.7-38.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 348 282 79.4 74.1-83.9 66 20.6 16.1-25.9
Non-Hispanic Black 142 96 69.9 59.9-78.4 46 30.1 21.6-40.1
Non-Hispanic Other 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 83 61 69.8 57.3-79.9 22 30.2 20.1-42.7
Education
< High School 91 69 72.8 60.5-82.4 22 27.2 17.6-39.5
High School 117 85 74.0 63.7-82.2 32 26.0 17.8-36.3
> High School 404 317 78.0 72.9-82.3 87 22.0 17.7-27.1
Marital Status
Married 368 308 83.8 79.2-87.6 60 16.2 12.4-20.8
Other 244 163 66.5 59.1-73.3 81 33.5 26.7-40.9
WIC recipient
No 285 246 85.6 80.3-89.7 39 14.4 10.3-19.7
Yes 324 222 68.4 62.0-74.1 102 31.6 25.9-38.0
Medicaid recipient
No 317 268 82.6 77.1-86.9 49 17.4 13.1-22.9
Yes 295 203 70.0 63.4-75.8 92 30.0 24.2-36.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 199 149 74.1 67.4-79.9 50 25.9 20.1-32.6
2500+ grams 413 322 76.5 72.0-80.5 91 23.5 19.5-28.0

*Data from survey question 42. This question is about things that may have happened during the 12 months before your new baby was born.

For 2012, N.C. PRAMS only collected data on May through December births. Additionally, the overall weighted response ratewas 51%.

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

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

Note: New data entry/data processing system introduced starting with 2012 PRAMS data.
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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