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2008 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 1366 1173 85.6 83.4-87.7 193 14.4 12.3-16.6
Age
< 20 years 148 123 83.2 75.0-89.1 25 16.8 10.9-25.0
20-24 years 324 261 80.4 74.8-85.0 63 19.6 15.0-25.2
25-34 years 685 607 88.7 85.7-91.2 78 11.3 8.8-14.3
35+ years 209 182 85.6 79.3-90.2 27 14.4 9.8-20.7
Race
White 967 841 86.2 83.6-88.5 126 13.8 11.5-16.4
Black 332 271 82.4 77.0-86.8 61 17.6 13.2-23.0
Other 67 61 91.6 79.8-96.8 6 8.4 3.2-20.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 188 154 80.5 73.3-86.2 34 19.5 13.8-26.7
No 1177 1018 86.6 84.2-88.7 159 13.4 11.3-15.8
Education
< High School 264 205 76.7 70.3-82.1 59 23.3 17.9-29.7
High School 377 314 85.5 81.0-89.1 63 14.5 10.9-19.0
> High School 722 651 89.6 86.8-91.9 71 10.4 8.1-13.2
Marital Status
Married 830 733 88.6 85.9-90.8 97 11.4 9.2-14.1
Other 536 440 81.4 77.3-84.9 96 18.6 15.1-22.7
Income
14,999 or less 378 296 78.9 73.7-83.3 82 21.1 16.7-26.3
15,000-24,999 176 140 78.7 70.9-84.8 36 21.3 15.2-29.1
25,000-49,999 265 227 86.7 81.5-90.6 38 13.3 9.4-18.5
50,000 or more 441 413 93.2 90.0-95.4 28 6.8 4.6-10.0
WIC recipient
No 739 676 90.9 88.3-93.0 63 9.1 7.0-11.7
Yes 619 490 79.8 75.9-83.1 129 20.2 16.9-24.1
Medicaid recipient
No 639 598 93.0 90.4-94.9 41 7.0 5.1- 9.6
Yes 727 575 79.5 75.9-82.7 152 20.5 17.3-24.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 448 380 84.0 80.3-87.1 68 16.0 12.9-19.7
2500+ grams 918 793 85.8 83.3-87.9 125 14.2 12.1-16.7

*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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