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Stressful Event: Someone Close Died*

1997 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 846 669 78.4 74.3-82.0 177 21.6 18.0-25.7
Age
< 20 years 128 93 72.1 59.9-81.7 35 27.9 18.3-40.1
20-24 years 221 178 77.6 68.7-84.5 43 22.4 15.5-31.3
25-34 years 401 324 82.1 76.6-86.6 77 17.9 13.4-23.4
35+ years 96 74 75.2 62.2-84.9 22 24.8 15.1-37.8
Mother's Race
White 569 462 80.3 75.5-84.3 107 19.7 15.7-24.5
African American 252 189 74.4 65.6-81.6 63 25.6 18.4-34.4
Other Minorities 25 18 74.2 45.3-90.9 7 25.8 9.1-54.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 16 96.7 88.3-99.1 3 3.3 0.9-11.7
No 827 653 78.1 73.9-81.8 174 21.9 18.2-26.1
Education
< High School 165 125 73.2 62.0-82.0 40 26.8 18.0-38.0
High School 292 234 78.9 71.3-84.9 58 21.1 15.1-28.7
> High School 389 310 80.5 75.1-85.0 79 19.5 15.0-24.9
Marital Status
Married 564 449 79.9 75.1-84.0 115 20.1 16.0-24.9
Other 282 220 75.5 67.4-82.1 62 24.5 17.9-32.6
Income
15,999 or less 263 205 78.1 69.6-84.7 58 21.9 15.3-30.4
16,000-24,999 131 103 81.8 69.7-89.8 28 18.2 10.2-30.3
25,000-39,999 140 114 86.4 78.1-91.9 26 13.6 8.1-21.9
40,000 or more 259 209 76.4 69.3-82.4 50 23.6 17.6-30.7
WIC recipient
No 461 373 80.1 74.9-84.5 88 19.9 15.5-25.1
Yes 379 291 76.4 69.6-82.0 88 23.6 18.0-30.4
Medicaid recipient
No 433 349 78.6 73.1-83.2 84 21.4 16.8-26.9
Yes 413 320 78.2 71.7-83.6 93 21.8 16.4-28.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 172 136 78.8 71.9-84.4 36 21.2 15.6-28.1
1500-2499 grams 265 211 79.8 74.3-84.3 54 20.2 15.7-25.7
2500+ grams 407 321 78.3 73.9-82.2 86 21.7 17.8-26.1

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30m. Someone very close to you died

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.