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2018 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 hospital1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 908 684 76.5 73.1-79.6 224 23.5 20.4-26.9
Age
< 25 years 212 163 76.4 68.8-82.7 49 23.6 17.3-31.2
25-34 years 514 373 74.5 69.9-78.6 141 25.5 21.4-30.1
35+ years 182 148 82.5 75.2-88.0 34 17.5 12.0-24.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 497 362 73.4 68.8-77.5 135 26.6 22.5-31.2
Non-Hispanic Black 160 118 78.8 69.4-85.8 42 21.2 14.2-30.6
Non-Hispanic Other 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 163 136 84.6 77.4-89.8 27 15.4 10.2-22.6
Education
< High School 113 94 86.9 78.8-92.2 19 13.1 7.8-21.2
High School 200 150 77.3 69.6-83.6 50 22.7 16.4-30.4
> High School 594 440 74.7 70.4-78.6 154 25.3 21.4-29.6
Marital Status
Married 583 436 75.5 71.4-79.2 147 24.5 20.8-28.6
Other 325 248 78.2 71.9-83.3 77 21.8 16.7-28.1
Medicaid recipient
No 505 389 78.3 74.0-82.0 116 21.7 18.0-26.0
Yes 403 295 74.5 68.9-79.3 108 25.5 20.7-31.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 288 206 71.4 65.8-76.4 82 28.6 23.6-34.2
2500+ grams 620 478 77.0 73.3-80.3 142 23.0 19.7-26.7

1Data from survey question 43. This question is about things that may have happened during the 12 months before your new baby was born.
2Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards.
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.
The overall weighted response rate in 2018 was 53%.

This page was generated on 10OCT19

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