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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SOCIAL STRESS

Stressful Event: A close family member was very sick and had to go to the hospital*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 954 704 75.2 71.9-78.2 250 24.8 21.8-28.1
Age
< 20 years 70 48 70.1 56.0-81.2 22 29.9 18.8-44.0
20-24 years 235 167 72.0 64.8-78.3 68 28.0 21.7-35.2
25-34 years 505 384 77.2 72.8-81.1 121 22.8 18.9-27.2
35+ years 144 105 76.3 67.5-83.3 39 23.7 16.7-32.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 526 385 74.1 69.6-78.2 141 25.9 21.8-30.4
Non-Hispanic Black 243 166 69.3 61.7-76.0 77 30.7 24.0-38.3
Non-Hispanic Other 54 40 75.0 59.0-86.2 14 25.0 13.8-41.0
Latina 121 106 86.8 78.4-92.2 15 13.2 7.8-21.6
Education
< High School 169 129 76.0 67.5-82.9 40 24.0 17.1-32.5
High School 192 141 74.2 66.3-80.8 51 25.8 19.2-33.7
> High School 592 433 75.2 71.0-78.9 159 24.8 21.1-29.0
Marital Status
Married 563 420 75.4 71.1-79.2 143 24.6 20.8-28.9
Other 390 283 74.8 69.3-79.5 107 25.2 20.5-30.7
WIC recipient
No 470 356 76.9 72.3-81.0 114 23.1 19.0-27.7
Yes 481 345 73.4 68.6-77.8 136 26.6 22.2-31.4
Medicaid recipient
No 409 314 77.3 72.3-81.6 95 22.7 18.4-27.7
Yes 545 390 73.6 69.1-77.7 155 26.4 22.3-30.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 324 227 70.6 65.4-75.3 97 29.4 24.7-34.6
2500+ grams 630 477 75.6 72.0-78.8 153 24.4 21.2-28.0

*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 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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.

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