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2009 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 1155 923 79.8 77.0-82.4 232 20.2 17.6-23.0
Age
< 20 years 119 90 76.1 65.9-84.1 29 23.9 15.9-34.1
20-24 years 265 202 78.3 71.9-83.6 63 21.7 16.4-28.1
25-34 years 594 483 80.5 76.5-83.9 111 19.5 16.1-23.5
35+ years 177 148 83.3 75.8-88.8 29 16.7 11.2-24.2
Race
White 837 682 81.1 77.9-84.0 155 18.9 16.0-22.1
Black 266 199 75.9 68.9-81.7 67 24.1 18.3-31.1
Other 52 42 78.9 62.9-89.1 10 21.1 10.9-37.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 132 89.4 82.6-93.8 15 10.6 6.2-17.4
No 1008 791 78.0 74.8-80.9 217 22.0 19.1-25.2
Education
< High School 195 158 80.7 73.0-86.5 37 19.3 13.5-27.0
High School 318 243 77.9 72.1-82.8 75 22.1 17.2-27.9
> High School 638 520 80.6 76.9-83.9 118 19.4 16.1-23.1
Marital Status
Married 713 588 82.4 79.0-85.4 125 17.6 14.6-21.0
Other 442 335 76.2 71.1-80.6 107 23.8 19.4-28.9
Income
14,999 or less 212 150 73.5 65.7-80.0 62 26.5 20.0-34.3
15,000-24,999 271 209 77.2 71.0-82.4 62 22.8 17.6-29.0
25,000-49,999 234 197 82.0 75.4-87.1 37 18.0 12.9-24.6
50,000 or more 378 321 85.2 80.8-88.8 57 14.8 11.2-19.2
WIC recipient
No 618 514 82.1 78.3-85.3 104 17.9 14.7-21.7
Yes 535 407 77.4 73.0-81.3 128 22.6 18.7-27.0
Medicaid recipient
No 577 489 85.1 81.6-88.1 88 14.9 11.9-18.4
Yes 578 434 75.2 70.8-79.1 144 24.8 20.9-29.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 395 311 77.6 73.1-81.5 84 22.4 18.5-26.9
2500+ grams 760 612 80.0 76.9-82.8 148 20.0 17.2-23.1

*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 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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.

This page was generated on 28JUL11

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