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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SOCIAL STRESS

Stressful Event: You were homeless*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1158 1107 94.5 92.6-96.0 51 5.5 4.0- 7.4
Age
< 20 years 119 111 91.2 82.2-95.8 8 8.8 4.2-17.8
20-24 years 267 253 94.3 89.8-97.0 14 5.7 3.0-10.2
25-34 years 594 569 94.9 92.1-96.7 25 5.1 3.3- 7.9
35+ years 178 174 96.5 90.1-98.8 4 3.5 1.2- 9.9
Race
White 838 808 95.0 92.7-96.6 30 5.0 3.4- 7.3
Black 267 248 93.4 88.5-96.3 19 6.6 3.7-11.5
Other 53 51 93.3 76.8-98.3 2 6.7 1.7-23.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 146 122 82.1 73.8-88.2 24 17.9 11.8-26.2
No 1012 985 96.8 95.0-97.9 27 3.2 2.1- 5.0
Education
< High School 197 168 82.2 74.6-87.8 29 17.8 12.2-25.4
High School 317 301 94.5 90.7-96.8 16 5.5 3.2- 9.3
> High School 640 635 99.3 97.9-99.8 5 0.7 0.2- 2.1
Marital Status
Married 709 694 97.8 96.1-98.8 15 2.2 1.2- 3.9
Other 449 413 90.1 86.1-93.1 36 9.9 6.9-13.9
Income
14,999 or less 213 187 87.1 80.4-91.8 26 12.9 8.2-19.6
15,000-24,999 271 253 91.7 86.8-94.9 18 8.3 5.1-13.2
25,000-49,999 236 233 98.4 94.3-99.6 3 1.6 0.4- 5.7
50,000 or more 379 378 99.4 96.1-99.9 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9
WIC recipient
No 618 607 97.8 95.6-98.9 11 2.2 1.1- 4.4
Yes 538 498 91.2 87.8-93.7 40 8.8 6.3-12.2
Medicaid recipient
No 578 573 98.6 96.4-99.5 5 1.4 0.5- 3.6
Yes 580 534 91.0 87.7-93.5 46 9.0 6.5-12.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 397 380 95.0 92.1-96.8 17 5.0 3.2- 7.9
2500+ grams 761 727 94.5 92.4-96.0 34 5.5 4.0- 7.6

*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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