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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SOCIAL STRESS

Stressful Event: Your husband or partner lost his job*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1656 1468 88.7 86.6-90.5 188 11.3 9.5-13.4
Age
< 20 years 196 165 85.8 78.2-91.0 31 14.2 9.0-21.8
20-24 years 394 339 86.8 81.9-90.4 55 13.2 9.6-18.1
25-34 years 835 751 89.6 86.6-92.0 84 10.4 8.0-13.4
35+ years 231 213 91.8 85.7-95.4 18 8.2 4.6-14.3
Race
White 1140 1014 89.4 87.0-91.5 126 10.6 8.5-13.0
Black 443 391 87.9 83.0-91.5 52 12.1 8.5-17.0
Other 73 63 80.8 66.5-89.9 10 19.2 10.1-33.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 204 169 83.3 76.4-88.5 35 16.7 11.5-23.6
No 1449 1296 89.7 87.5-91.6 153 10.3 8.4-12.5
Education
< High School 329 275 85.3 79.8-89.5 54 14.7 10.5-20.2
High School 451 390 87.2 82.7-90.7 61 12.8 9.3-17.3
> High School 870 798 91.0 88.2-93.1 72 9.0 6.9-11.8
Marital Status
Married 1010 925 91.7 89.3-93.6 85 8.3 6.4-10.7
Other 646 543 84.4 80.4-87.7 103 15.6 12.3-19.6
Income
14,999 or less 442 360 83.6 78.7-87.6 82 16.4 12.4-21.3
15,000-24,999 258 209 79.3 72.2-85.0 49 20.7 15.0-27.8
25,000-49,999 306 275 89.1 83.8-92.7 31 10.9 7.3-16.2
50,000 or more 541 525 97.4 95.1-98.6 16 2.6 1.4- 4.9
WIC recipient
No 945 886 93.6 91.3-95.4 59 6.4 4.6- 8.7
Yes 698 573 83.1 79.3-86.3 125 16.9 13.7-20.7
Medicaid recipient
No 787 748 94.6 92.1-96.3 39 5.4 3.7- 7.9
Yes 869 720 83.7 80.3-86.6 149 16.3 13.4-19.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 763 669 86.7 84.1-89.0 94 13.3 11.0-15.9
2500+ grams 893 799 88.9 86.6-90.8 94 11.1 9.2-13.4

*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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