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Stressful Event: Someone Close Died*

1998 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1781 1395 79.7 77.2-82.0 386 20.3 18.0-22.8
Age
< 20 years 272 195 73.7 66.0-80.2 77 26.3 19.8-34.0
20-24 years 495 393 81.5 76.5-85.6 102 18.5 14.4-23.5
25-34 years 809 650 80.6 76.9-83.8 159 19.4 16.2-23.1
35+ years 205 157 79.4 71.0-85.8 48 20.6 14.2-29.0
Mother's Race
White 1175 951 81.9 79.0-84.5 224 18.1 15.5-21.0
African American 538 386 73.4 67.8-78.3 152 26.6 21.7-32.2
Other Minorities 68 58 77.7 61.8-88.2 10 22.3 11.8-38.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 89 79 85.5 73.6-92.6 10 14.5 7.4-26.4
No 1691 1315 79.2 76.6-81.6 376 20.8 18.4-23.4
Education
< High School 375 277 76.9 70.6-82.2 98 23.1 17.8-29.4
High School 601 462 78.9 74.4-82.9 139 21.1 17.1-25.6
> High School 803 654 81.5 77.9-84.7 149 18.5 15.3-22.1
Marital Status
Married 1161 935 80.7 77.7-83.4 226 19.3 16.6-22.3
Other 620 460 77.6 72.7-81.8 160 22.4 18.2-27.3
Income
15,999 or less 543 393 74.4 69.2-79.1 150 25.6 20.9-30.8
16,000-24,999 279 222 81.6 74.9-86.8 57 18.4 13.2-25.1
25,000-39,999 284 226 79.8 73.3-85.1 58 20.2 14.9-26.7
40,000 or more 529 439 84.3 80.1-87.8 90 15.7 12.2-19.9
WIC recipient
No 949 783 83.8 80.7-86.6 166 16.2 13.4-19.3
Yes 814 598 75.1 70.9-78.8 216 24.9 21.2-29.1
Medicaid recipient
No 897 735 82.9 79.6-85.7 162 17.1 14.3-20.4
Yes 884 660 76.2 72.2-79.8 224 23.8 20.2-27.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 319 245 75.6 70.3-80.2 74 24.4 19.8-29.7
1500-2499 grams 553 422 75.4 71.5-79.0 131 24.6 21.0-28.5
2500+ grams 906 726 80.1 77.3-82.6 180 19.9 17.4-22.7

*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.