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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SOCIAL STRESS

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

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1546 1163 75.7 72.9-78.3 383 24.3 21.7-27.1
Age
< 20 years 162 128 74.1 64.1-82.0 34 25.9 18.0-35.9
20-24 years 398 279 70.5 64.5-75.8 119 29.5 24.2-35.5
25-34 years 791 592 76.3 72.5-79.8 199 23.7 20.2-27.5
35+ years 195 164 87.2 80.0-92.1 31 12.8 7.9-20.0
Race
White 1063 823 77.7 74.5-80.7 240 22.3 19.3-25.5
Black 419 291 68.8 62.3-74.6 128 31.2 25.4-37.7
Other 64 49 77.7 63.2-87.6 15 22.3 12.4-36.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 163 118 74.8 66.2-81.9 45 25.2 18.1-33.8
No 1383 1045 75.9 72.9-78.6 338 24.1 21.4-27.1
Education
< High School 306 227 74.7 68.1-80.4 79 25.3 19.6-31.9
High School 443 301 67.4 61.5-72.8 142 32.6 27.2-38.5
> High School 794 632 81.2 77.6-84.2 162 18.8 15.8-22.4
Marital Status
Married 956 755 80.5 77.2-83.3 201 19.5 16.7-22.8
Other 590 408 68.3 63.1-73.0 182 31.7 27.0-36.9
Income
14,999 or less 452 302 67.1 61.3-72.5 150 32.9 27.5-38.7
15,000-24,999 242 147 58.9 50.9-66.5 95 41.1 33.5-49.1
25,000-49,999 319 230 74.3 68.1-79.7 89 25.7 20.3-31.9
50,000 or more 420 388 94.3 91.0-96.4 32 5.7 3.6- 9.0
WIC recipient
No 789 652 84.4 81.0-87.3 137 15.6 12.7-19.0
Yes 747 503 66.8 62.3-71.0 244 33.2 29.0-37.7
Medicaid recipient
No 719 616 86.9 83.5-89.6 103 13.1 10.4-16.5
Yes 827 547 66.5 62.2-70.5 280 33.5 29.5-37.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 695 509 72.0 68.5-75.2 186 28.0 24.8-31.5
2500+ grams 851 654 76.1 73.0-78.9 197 23.9 21.1-27.0

*Data from survey question 35. This question is about things that may have happened during the 12 months before your new baby was born. For each item, circle Y (Yes) if it happened to you or circle N (No) if it did not. (It may help to use the calend er.)

#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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