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Stressful Event: Separated or Divorced*

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 847 745 88.3 84.8-91.1 102 11.7 8.9-15.2
Age
< 20 years 128 107 78.9 67.3-87.2 21 21.1 12.8-32.7
20-24 years 221 185 84.4 76.1-90.2 36 15.6 9.8-23.9
25-34 years 402 367 92.4 87.7-95.4 35 7.6 4.6-12.3
35+ years 96 86 95.7 88.0-98.6 10 4.3 1.4-12.0
Mother's Race
White 570 509 89.0 84.7-92.2 61 11.0 7.8-15.3
African American 252 215 85.4 77.6-90.8 37 14.6 9.2-22.4
Other Minorities 25 21 98.1 94.1-99.4 4 1.9 0.6- 5.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 17 86.2 46.0-97.9 2 13.8 2.1-54.0
No 828 728 88.3 84.8-91.2 100 11.7 8.8-15.2
Education
< High School 165 136 79.3 68.7-87.1 29 20.7 12.9-31.3
High School 292 242 83.2 76.0-88.6 50 16.8 11.4-24.0
> High School 390 367 96.3 92.9-98.1 23 3.7 1.9- 7.1
Marital Status
Married 565 523 93.5 90.0-95.8 42 6.5 4.2-10.0
Other 282 222 78.0 70.0-84.4 60 22.0 15.6-30.0
Income
15,999 or less 263 202 76.9 68.5-83.7 61 23.1 16.3-31.5
16,000-24,999 131 111 82.5 69.7-90.6 20 17.5 9.4-30.3
25,000-39,999 140 132 96.5 88.9-99.0 8 3.5 1.0-11.1
40,000 or more 260 257 98.2 94.5-99.4 3 1.8 0.6- 5.5
WIC recipient
No 462 434 96.2 93.4-97.9 28 3.8 2.1- 6.6
Yes 379 305 79.3 72.7-84.6 74 20.7 15.4-27.3
Medicaid recipient
No 434 417 96.0 92.9-97.8 17 4.0 2.2- 7.1
Yes 413 328 79.6 73.1-84.9 85 20.4 15.1-26.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 172 146 84.7 78.4-89.5 26 15.3 10.5-21.6
1500-2499 grams 266 230 85.9 81.0-89.8 36 14.1 10.2-19.0
2500+ grams 407 367 88.5 84.7-91.5 40 11.5 8.5-15.3

*Survey Question:
This question is about (stressful) things that may have happened during the 12 months before you
delivered your new baby. 30b. You got separated or divorced from your husband or partner

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