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2009 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 1155 994 85.7 83.1-88.0 161 14.3 12.0-16.9
Age
< 20 years 120 103 87.5 78.9-93.0 17 12.5 7.0-21.1
20-24 years 264 219 82.1 75.8-87.0 45 17.9 13.0-24.2
25-34 years 593 506 84.9 81.2-88.0 87 15.1 12.0-18.8
35+ years 178 166 93.6 87.7-96.7 12 6.4 3.3-12.3
Race
White 835 722 85.7 82.7-88.3 113 14.3 11.7-17.3
Black 267 224 84.5 78.2-89.2 43 15.5 10.8-21.8
Other 53 48 92.5 80.9-97.3 5 7.5 2.7-19.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 145 115 80.1 71.6-86.5 30 19.9 13.5-28.4
No 1010 879 86.7 84.1-89.0 131 13.3 11.0-15.9
Education
< High School 196 162 81.4 73.9-87.2 34 18.6 12.8-26.1
High School 315 259 83.8 78.5-88.0 56 16.2 12.0-21.5
> High School 640 570 88.5 85.3-91.1 70 11.5 8.9-14.7
Marital Status
Married 711 634 88.8 85.9-91.2 77 11.2 8.8-14.1
Other 444 360 81.5 76.7-85.4 84 18.5 14.6-23.3
Income
14,999 or less 212 163 79.4 71.9-85.2 49 20.6 14.8-28.1
15,000-24,999 268 219 80.8 74.8-85.7 49 19.2 14.3-25.2
25,000-49,999 236 204 86.0 80.1-90.4 32 14.0 9.6-19.9
50,000 or more 379 356 93.9 90.7-96.1 23 6.1 3.9- 9.3
WIC recipient
No 616 562 91.4 88.5-93.6 54 8.6 6.4-11.5
Yes 538 432 80.2 75.9-83.9 106 19.8 16.1-24.1
Medicaid recipient
No 578 537 92.5 89.6-94.7 41 7.5 5.3-10.4
Yes 577 457 79.8 75.6-83.4 120 20.2 16.6-24.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 395 335 83.8 79.7-87.1 60 16.2 12.9-20.3
2500+ grams 760 659 85.9 83.1-88.3 101 14.1 11.7-16.9

*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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