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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SOCIAL STRESS

Stressful Event: You lost your job even though you wanted to go on working1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 910 836 91.8 89.3-93.8 74 8.2 6.2-10.7
Age
< 25 years 211 188 91.2 85.5-94.8 23 8.8 5.2-14.5
25-34 years 516 476 91.5 88.0-94.1 40 8.5 5.9-12.0
35+ years 183 172 93.5 87.4-96.8 11 6.5 3.2-12.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 497 453 92.2 89.2-94.5 44 7.8 5.5-10.8
Non-Hispanic Black 160 143 88.3 79.8-93.5 17 11.7 6.5-20.2
Non-Hispanic Other 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 163 154 94.5 89.3-97.3 *** *** ***
Education
< High School 113 101 90.8 82.9-95.2 12 9.2 4.8-17.1
High School 201 181 90.5 83.9-94.6 20 9.5 5.4-16.1
> High School 595 553 92.4 89.3-94.7 42 7.6 5.3-10.7
Marital Status
Married 585 556 95.2 92.9-96.8 29 4.8 3.2- 7.1
Other 325 280 86.4 80.9-90.5 45 13.6 9.5-19.1
Medicaid recipient
No 506 491 97.2 95.1-98.4 15 2.8 1.6- 4.9
Yes 404 345 85.5 80.6-89.3 59 14.5 10.7-19.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 289 258 87.5 82.7-91.0 31 12.5 9.0-17.3
2500+ grams 621 578 92.2 89.5-94.3 43 7.8 5.7-10.5

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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