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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SOCIAL STRESS

Stressful Event: You lost your job even though you wanted to go on working*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1655 1495 90.1 88.1-91.8 160 9.9 8.2-11.9
Age
< 20 years 195 174 90.1 83.3-94.3 21 9.9 5.7-16.7
20-24 years 395 351 87.8 82.9-91.4 44 12.2 8.6-17.1
25-34 years 834 756 91.2 88.4-93.4 78 8.8 6.6-11.6
35+ years 231 214 90.6 84.3-94.6 17 9.4 5.4-15.7
Race
White 1139 1042 91.6 89.3-93.4 97 8.4 6.6-10.7
Black 443 384 85.1 79.8-89.1 59 14.9 10.9-20.2
Other 73 69 92.9 80.7-97.6 4 7.1 2.4-19.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 204 171 84.7 77.9-89.7 33 15.3 10.3-22.1
No 1448 1321 91.1 89.0-92.9 127 8.9 7.1-11.0
Education
< High School 329 275 83.1 77.2-87.6 54 16.9 12.4-22.8
High School 449 402 91.4 87.6-94.2 47 8.6 5.8-12.4
> High School 871 812 92.4 89.7-94.4 59 7.6 5.6-10.3
Marital Status
Married 1009 953 93.8 91.6-95.4 56 6.2 4.6- 8.4
Other 646 542 84.9 81.0-88.2 104 15.1 11.8-19.0
Income
14,999 or less 440 357 81.2 76.0-85.6 83 18.8 14.4-24.0
15,000-24,999 258 221 86.1 79.7-90.8 37 13.9 9.2-20.3
25,000-49,999 305 288 93.5 89.0-96.3 17 6.5 3.7-11.0
50,000 or more 541 526 97.2 94.9-98.5 15 2.8 1.5- 5.1
WIC recipient
No 944 901 95.6 93.6-97.0 43 4.4 3.0- 6.4
Yes 698 583 83.8 79.9-87.0 115 16.2 13.0-20.1
Medicaid recipient
No 787 762 96.2 94.0-97.6 25 3.8 2.4- 6.0
Yes 868 733 85.0 81.7-87.8 135 15.0 12.2-18.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 764 684 88.5 86.0-90.6 80 11.5 9.4-14.0
2500+ grams 891 811 90.3 88.1-92.1 80 9.7 7.9-11.9

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

#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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