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2015 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SOCIAL STRESS

Stressful Event: Husband/Partner or Respondent had a cut in work hours or pay*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 886 755 83.1 79.8-86.0 131 16.9 14.0-20.2
Age
< 20 years 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 158 129 80.4 71.6-86.9 29 19.6 13.1-28.4
25-34 years 521 440 82.5 78.0-86.2 81 17.5 13.8-22.0
35+ years 166 152 89.6 82.0-94.3 14 10.4 5.7-18.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 479 414 83.9 79.4-87.6 65 16.1 12.4-20.6
Non-Hispanic Black 207 172 79.6 71.2-86.1 35 20.4 13.9-28.8
Non-Hispanic Other 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 121 104 84.9 75.0-91.3 17 15.1 8.7-25.0
Education
< High School 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 166 136 80.4 71.8-86.8 30 19.6 13.2-28.2
> High School 598 511 83.6 79.6-86.9 87 16.4 13.1-20.4
Marital Status
Married 589 516 85.5 81.6-88.6 73 14.5 11.4-18.4
Other 297 239 79.1 72.5-84.4 58 20.9 15.6-27.5
WIC recipient
No 537 478 87.3 83.4-90.5 59 12.7 9.5-16.6
Yes 337 267 78.3 72.3-83.2 70 21.7 16.8-27.7
Medicaid recipient
No 552 497 89.7 86.2-92.3 55 10.3 7.7-13.8
Yes 334 258 73.9 67.4-79.4 76 26.1 20.6-32.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 318 277 86.4 82.1-89.8 41 13.6 10.2-17.9
2500+ grams 568 478 82.8 79.2-86.0 90 17.2 14.0-20.8

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

The overall weighted response rate in 2015 was 51%. It fell short of the 55% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

*** 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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