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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SOCIAL STRESS

Stressful Event: You or your husband or partner went to jail*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1368 1300 94.7 93.1-96.0 68 5.3 4.0- 6.9
Age
< 20 years 149 133 89.0 81.7-93.6 16 11.0 6.4-18.3
20-24 years 324 296 91.3 86.9-94.3 28 8.7 5.7-13.1
25-34 years 685 666 96.6 94.6-97.9 19 3.4 2.1- 5.4
35+ years 210 205 98.4 95.4-99.5 5 1.6 0.5- 4.6
Race
White 967 933 96.6 95.1-97.7 34 3.4 2.3- 4.9
Black 333 301 88.0 82.8-91.7 32 12.0 8.3-17.2
Other 68 66 96.8 84.7-99.4 2 3.2 0.6-15.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 189 184 97.2 92.9-98.9 5 2.8 1.1- 7.1
No 1178 1115 94.3 92.5-95.7 63 5.7 4.3- 7.5
Education
< High School 265 239 91.1 86.3-94.3 26 8.9 5.7-13.7
High School 378 350 92.6 88.9-95.1 28 7.4 4.9-11.1
> High School 721 707 97.5 95.7-98.6 14 2.5 1.4- 4.3
Marital Status
Married 830 817 98.5 97.2-99.2 13 1.5 0.8- 2.8
Other 538 483 89.3 85.8-92.0 55 10.7 8.0-14.2
Income
14,999 or less 381 336 87.0 82.4-90.5 45 13.0 9.5-17.6
15,000-24,999 176 165 93.4 87.5-96.6 11 6.6 3.4-12.5
25,000-49,999 265 260 98.8 96.6-99.6 5 1.2 0.4- 3.4
50,000 or more 440 438 99.7 98.3-99.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.7
WIC recipient
No 738 727 98.4 97.0-99.2 11 1.6 0.8- 3.0
Yes 622 565 90.7 87.6-93.0 57 9.3 7.0-12.4
Medicaid recipient
No 638 632 99.0 97.4-99.6 6 1.0 0.4- 2.6
Yes 730 668 91.2 88.5-93.4 62 8.8 6.6-11.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 450 424 93.5 90.7-95.5 26 6.5 4.5- 9.3
2500+ grams 918 876 94.9 93.1-96.2 42 5.1 3.8- 6.9

*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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

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