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2012 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 612 443 72.3 68.0-76.2 169 27.7 23.8-32.0
Age
< 20 years 45 30 65.8 49.3-79.2 15 34.2 20.8-50.7
20-24 years 140 101 74.4 64.9-82.1 39 25.6 17.9-35.1
25-34 years 343 250 73.1 67.4-78.1 93 26.9 21.9-32.6
35+ years 84 62 70.2 57.7-80.3 22 29.8 19.7-42.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 348 240 68.6 62.8-73.8 108 31.4 26.2-37.2
Non-Hispanic Black 142 97 68.5 58.3-77.2 45 31.5 22.8-41.7
Non-Hispanic Other 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 90 74 78.7 66.6-87.3 16 21.3 12.7-33.4
High School 117 84 70.4 59.8-79.2 33 29.6 20.8-40.2
> High School 405 285 71.3 66.0-76.0 120 28.7 24.0-34.0
Marital Status
Married 368 277 74.8 69.6-79.4 91 25.2 20.6-30.4
Other 244 166 69.0 61.7-75.5 78 31.0 24.5-38.3
WIC recipient
No 286 205 72.2 66.2-77.5 81 27.8 22.5-33.8
Yes 323 236 72.5 66.3-78.0 87 27.5 22.0-33.7
Medicaid recipient
No 318 241 75.8 70.2-80.6 77 24.2 19.4-29.8
Yes 294 202 68.7 62.0-74.6 92 31.3 25.4-38.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 199 147 74.3 67.7-80.0 52 25.7 20.0-32.3
2500+ grams 413 296 72.1 67.5-76.3 117 27.9 23.7-32.5

*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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