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2006 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 1333 995 75.3 72.2-78.1 338 24.7 21.9-27.8
Age
< 20 years 129 95 71.8 60.7-80.7 34 28.2 19.3-39.3
20-24 years 298 219 77.1 70.5-82.5 79 22.9 17.5-29.5
25-34 years 686 502 73.4 69.1-77.4 184 26.6 22.6-30.9
35+ years 220 179 82.3 74.8-87.9 41 17.7 12.1-25.2
Race
White 973 728 75.5 72.0-78.7 245 24.5 21.3-28.0
Black 283 206 75.0 67.7-81.1 77 25.0 18.9-32.3
Other 77 61 73.7 58.6-84.7 16 26.3 15.3-41.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 175 146 82.2 74.0-88.2 29 17.8 11.8-26.0
No 1158 849 74.0 70.6-77.1 309 26.0 22.9-29.4
Education
< High School 212 176 81.0 72.9-87.1 36 19.0 12.9-27.1
High School 400 291 72.1 66.1-77.5 109 27.9 22.5-33.9
> High School 719 526 74.9 70.8-78.6 193 25.1 21.4-29.2
Marital Status
Married 879 663 76.7 73.1-79.9 216 23.3 20.1-26.9
Other 454 332 73.3 67.6-78.2 122 26.7 21.8-32.4
Income
14,999 or less 352 267 74.9 68.3-80.4 85 25.1 19.6-31.7
15,000-24,999 174 127 74.1 65.1-81.4 47 25.9 18.6-34.9
25,000-49,999 255 174 73.1 66.0-79.2 81 26.9 20.8-34.0
50,000 or more 442 344 77.8 72.8-82.1 98 22.2 17.9-27.2
WIC recipient
No 750 563 76.2 72.1-79.8 187 23.8 20.2-27.9
Yes 573 424 74.5 69.6-78.8 149 25.5 21.2-30.4
Medicaid recipient
No 673 509 76.8 72.7-80.5 164 23.2 19.5-27.3
Yes 660 486 74.0 69.4-78.2 174 26.0 21.8-30.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 588 432 73.4 69.5-77.0 156 26.6 23.0-30.5
2500+ grams 745 563 75.5 72.1-78.5 182 24.5 21.5-27.9

*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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