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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SOCIAL STRESS

Stressful Event: Someone very close to you died*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1364 1103 81.2 78.8-83.5 261 18.8 16.5-21.2
Age
< 20 years 147 114 78.2 69.5-85.0 33 21.8 15.0-30.5
20-24 years 324 252 77.8 72.2-82.6 72 22.2 17.4-27.8
25-34 years 684 567 83.3 79.9-86.2 117 16.7 13.8-20.1
35+ years 209 170 82.0 75.5-87.1 39 18.0 12.9-24.5
Race
White 963 801 84.1 81.4-86.5 162 15.9 13.5-18.6
Black 333 240 69.9 63.6-75.5 93 30.1 24.5-36.4
Other 68 62 88.8 76.3-95.1 6 11.2 4.9-23.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 187 168 89.9 84.0-93.8 19 10.1 6.2-16.0
No 1176 934 79.6 76.9-82.1 242 20.4 17.9-23.1
Education
< High School 262 215 83.8 78.1-88.3 47 16.2 11.7-21.9
High School 377 299 81.2 76.2-85.3 78 18.8 14.7-23.8
> High School 721 585 80.1 76.6-83.2 136 19.9 16.8-23.4
Marital Status
Married 827 688 83.6 80.6-86.3 139 16.4 13.7-19.4
Other 537 415 77.7 73.4-81.5 122 22.3 18.5-26.6
Income
14,999 or less 377 293 79.5 74.4-83.9 84 20.5 16.1-25.6
15,000-24,999 175 142 81.9 74.6-87.5 33 18.1 12.5-25.4
25,000-49,999 265 225 84.6 79.0-88.9 40 15.4 11.1-21.0
50,000 or more 441 358 81.1 76.7-84.7 83 18.9 15.3-23.3
WIC recipient
No 739 612 82.5 79.2-85.3 127 17.5 14.7-20.8
Yes 617 485 80.0 76.1-83.3 132 20.0 16.7-23.9
Medicaid recipient
No 639 536 83.8 80.5-86.7 103 16.2 13.3-19.5
Yes 725 567 79.0 75.4-82.3 158 21.0 17.7-24.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 450 360 79.8 75.9-83.2 90 20.2 16.8-24.1
2500+ grams 914 743 81.4 78.7-83.8 171 18.6 16.2-21.3

*Data from survey question 35. This question is about things that may have happened during the 12 months before your new baby was born.

#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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