NC Department of Health and Human Services
N.C. State Center for Health Statistics Home
N.C. Public Health Home

2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SOCIAL STRESS

Stressful Event: You had problems paying the rent, mortgage or other bills1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 908 773 84.5 81.3-87.2 135 15.5 12.8-18.7
Age
< 25 years 211 173 81.7 74.7-87.1 38 18.3 12.9-25.3
25-34 years 513 438 85.0 80.7-88.5 75 15.0 11.5-19.3
35+ years 184 162 86.6 79.0-91.8 22 13.4 8.2-21.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 496 419 85.0 81.2-88.2 77 15.0 11.8-18.8
Non-Hispanic Black 160 130 77.1 67.1-84.7 30 22.9 15.3-32.9
Non-Hispanic Other 67 61 92.9 82.7-97.3 *** *** ***
Latina 162 144 89.2 82.6-93.4 18 10.8 6.6-17.4
Education
< High School 112 98 89.2 80.0-94.5 14 10.8 5.5-20.0
High School 201 156 78.7 71.1-84.7 45 21.3 15.3-28.9
> High School 594 518 85.6 81.7-88.8 76 14.4 11.2-18.3
Marital Status
Married 583 530 91.3 88.4-93.5 53 8.7 6.5-11.6
Other 325 243 73.6 67.0-79.3 82 26.4 20.7-33.0
Medicaid recipient
No 506 473 94.0 91.3-95.9 33 6.0 4.1- 8.7
Yes 402 300 73.2 67.4-78.3 102 26.8 21.7-32.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 289 240 81.5 76.4-85.8 49 18.5 14.2-23.6
2500+ grams 619 533 84.7 81.3-87.6 86 15.3 12.4-18.7

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

Contact Us | Site Map | Terms of Use