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2009 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 1155 889 76.9 73.9-79.6 266 23.1 20.4-26.1
Age
< 20 years 119 109 94.8 88.1-97.8 10 5.2 2.2-11.9
20-24 years 266 184 67.4 60.4-73.7 82 32.6 26.3-39.6
25-34 years 593 448 76.3 72.0-80.0 145 23.7 20.0-28.0
35+ years 177 148 81.3 73.4-87.2 29 18.7 12.8-26.6
Race
White 835 661 78.4 75.0-81.4 174 21.6 18.6-25.0
Black 267 186 72.6 65.6-78.8 81 27.4 21.2-34.4
Other 53 42 74.6 57.9-86.2 11 25.4 13.8-42.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 146 106 72.2 63.2-79.6 40 27.8 20.4-36.8
No 1009 783 77.7 74.5-80.6 226 22.3 19.4-25.5
Education
< High School 197 140 72.0 63.8-78.9 57 28.0 21.1-36.2
High School 317 230 73.4 67.4-78.7 87 26.6 21.3-32.6
> High School 637 516 80.7 76.9-84.0 121 19.3 16.0-23.1
Marital Status
Married 708 577 81.1 77.6-84.2 131 18.9 15.8-22.4
Other 447 312 71.1 65.8-75.9 135 28.9 24.1-34.2
Income
14,999 or less 214 144 70.3 62.4-77.2 70 29.7 22.8-37.6
15,000-24,999 270 168 64.1 57.3-70.3 102 35.9 29.7-42.7
25,000-49,999 235 181 78.0 71.2-83.6 54 22.0 16.4-28.8
50,000 or more 378 345 90.3 86.3-93.2 33 9.7 6.8-13.7
WIC recipient
No 615 520 84.0 80.3-87.1 95 16.0 12.9-19.7
Yes 538 368 69.9 65.1-74.2 170 30.1 25.8-34.9
Medicaid recipient
No 576 496 85.4 81.8-88.5 80 14.6 11.5-18.2
Yes 579 393 69.4 64.8-73.7 186 30.6 26.3-35.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 397 294 71.9 67.1-76.1 103 28.1 23.9-32.9
2500+ grams 758 595 77.3 74.1-80.3 163 22.7 19.7-25.9

*Data from survey question 33. This question is about things that may have happened during the 12 months before your new baby was born.

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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 28JUL11

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