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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SOCIAL STRESS

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

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1337 1035 77.0 73.9-79.8 302 23.0 20.2-26.1
Age
< 20 years 130 104 81.4 71.2-88.5 26 18.6 11.5-28.8
20-24 years 297 206 70.4 63.4-76.5 91 29.6 23.5-36.6
25-34 years 689 544 77.4 73.0-81.2 145 22.6 18.8-27.0
35+ years 221 181 83.1 75.4-88.7 40 16.9 11.3-24.6
Race
White 976 770 78.8 75.3-81.9 206 21.2 18.1-24.7
Black 283 202 71.4 63.9-77.8 81 28.6 22.2-36.1
Other 78 63 77.5 61.3-88.2 15 22.5 11.8-38.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 177 133 75.3 66.5-82.4 44 24.7 17.6-33.5
No 1160 902 77.3 74.0-80.3 258 22.7 19.7-26.0
Education
< High School 214 157 77.3 69.4-83.7 57 22.7 16.3-30.6
High School 401 285 69.1 62.8-74.8 116 30.9 25.2-37.2
> High School 720 592 81.7 77.8-85.0 128 18.3 15.0-22.2
Marital Status
Married 880 730 82.4 79.0-85.4 150 17.6 14.6-21.0
Other 457 305 68.9 63.2-74.1 152 31.1 25.9-36.8
Income
14,999 or less 354 222 61.9 55.0-68.3 132 38.1 31.7-45.0
15,000-24,999 175 110 62.3 52.7-71.0 65 37.7 29.0-47.3
25,000-49,999 255 198 78.4 71.4-84.1 57 21.6 15.9-28.6
50,000 or more 442 413 95.4 92.5-97.2 29 4.6 2.8- 7.5
WIC recipient
No 752 634 84.7 81.0-87.8 118 15.3 12.2-19.0
Yes 576 392 68.1 63.0-72.8 184 31.9 27.2-37.0
Medicaid recipient
No 673 593 88.9 85.5-91.6 80 11.1 8.4-14.5
Yes 664 442 66.7 61.9-71.2 222 33.3 28.8-38.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 591 445 73.9 70.1-77.4 146 26.1 22.6-29.9
2500+ grams 746 590 77.2 73.9-80.3 156 22.8 19.7-26.1

*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.)

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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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