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2011 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 953 857 90.2 87.8-92.2 96 9.8 7.8-12.2
Age
< 20 years 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 237 199 84.5 78.4-89.1 38 15.5 10.9-21.6
25-34 years 502 459 91.8 88.7-94.1 43 8.2 5.9-11.3
35+ years 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 525 479 90.5 87.1-93.0 46 9.5 7.0-12.9
Non-Hispanic Black 245 210 87.5 81.9-91.6 35 12.5 8.4-18.1
Non-Hispanic Other 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 169 149 90.1 83.6-94.2 20 9.9 5.8-16.4
High School 191 167 86.5 79.6-91.3 24 13.5 8.7-20.4
> High School 592 540 91.6 88.8-93.8 52 8.4 6.2-11.2
Marital Status
Married 562 524 93.4 90.6-95.3 38 6.6 4.7- 9.4
Other 390 332 85.7 81.0-89.3 58 14.3 10.7-19.0
WIC recipient
No 468 444 93.9 90.9-96.0 24 6.1 4.0- 9.1
Yes 483 411 86.8 82.9-89.9 72 13.2 10.1-17.1
Medicaid recipient
No 407 394 96.6 94.0-98.1 13 3.4 1.9- 6.0
Yes 546 463 85.6 81.8-88.7 83 14.4 11.3-18.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 324 288 88.3 84.2-91.4 36 11.7 8.6-15.8
2500+ grams 629 569 90.4 87.8-92.5 60 9.6 7.5-12.2

*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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