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2007 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 1655 1280 76.5 73.7-79.0 375 23.5 21.0-26.3
Age
< 20 years 197 160 77.4 68.8-84.2 37 22.6 15.8-31.2
20-24 years 393 281 69.2 63.1-74.7 112 30.8 25.3-36.9
25-34 years 835 648 78.3 74.5-81.7 187 21.7 18.3-25.5
35+ years 230 191 83.0 75.8-88.4 39 17.0 11.6-24.2
Race
White 1139 914 79.9 76.8-82.7 225 20.1 17.3-23.2
Black 443 306 65.7 59.3-71.6 137 34.3 28.4-40.7
Other 73 60 76.7 61.9-86.9 13 23.3 13.1-38.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 203 156 76.1 68.5-82.4 47 23.9 17.6-31.5
No 1449 1121 76.5 73.5-79.2 328 23.5 20.8-26.5
Education
< High School 327 249 74.2 67.7-79.8 78 25.8 20.2-32.3
High School 451 309 71.0 65.4-76.0 142 29.0 24.0-34.6
> High School 871 717 80.5 76.9-83.7 154 19.5 16.3-23.1
Marital Status
Married 1008 850 85.4 82.5-87.9 158 14.6 12.1-17.5
Other 647 430 63.9 58.9-68.6 217 36.1 31.4-41.1
Income
14,999 or less 441 284 63.7 57.7-69.4 157 36.3 30.6-42.3
15,000-24,999 258 162 59.9 51.9-67.3 96 40.1 32.7-48.1
25,000-49,999 306 227 75.3 68.7-80.9 79 24.7 19.1-31.3
50,000 or more 541 515 95.3 92.5-97.1 26 4.7 2.9- 7.5
WIC recipient
No 945 805 84.8 81.6-87.6 140 15.2 12.4-18.4
Yes 698 465 66.1 61.4-70.4 233 33.9 29.6-38.6
Medicaid recipient
No 787 705 89.8 86.8-92.2 82 10.2 7.8-13.2
Yes 868 575 65.3 61.1-69.2 293 34.7 30.8-38.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 763 580 74.7 71.5-77.7 183 25.3 22.3-28.5
2500+ grams 892 700 76.6 73.6-79.4 192 23.4 20.6-26.4

*Data from survey question 35. This question is about things that may have happened during the 12 months before your new baby was born.

#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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