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Stressful Event: Separated or Divorced*

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 1775 1543 88.6 86.5-90.4 232 11.4 9.6-13.5
Age
< 20 years 269 218 82.4 75.4-87.8 51 17.6 12.2-24.6
20-24 years 495 408 82.6 77.6-86.7 87 17.4 13.3-22.4
25-34 years 806 730 92.6 89.9-94.5 76 7.4 5.5-10.1
35+ years 205 187 95.2 89.7-97.8 18 4.8 2.2-10.3
Mother's Race
White 1170 1049 90.6 88.2-92.6 121 9.4 7.4-11.8
African American 537 433 83.5 78.6-87.5 104 16.5 12.5-21.4
Other Minorities 68 61 82.4 66.4-91.7 7 17.6 8.3-33.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 86 76 90.9 80.6-96.0 10 9.1 4.0-19.4
No 1688 1466 88.4 86.2-90.3 222 11.6 9.7-13.8
Education
< High School 370 286 77.5 71.2-82.7 84 22.5 17.3-28.8
High School 601 520 89.2 85.5-92.0 81 10.8 8.0-14.5
> High School 802 735 93.4 90.9-95.3 67 6.6 4.7- 9.1
Marital Status
Married 1160 1069 93.8 91.8-95.3 91 6.2 4.7- 8.2
Other 615 474 77.7 72.7-82.0 141 22.3 18.0-27.3
Income
15,999 or less 541 407 75.8 70.6-80.4 134 24.2 19.6-29.4
16,000-24,999 276 239 90.2 84.8-93.9 37 9.8 6.1-15.2
25,000-39,999 284 259 90.8 85.5-94.4 25 9.2 5.6-14.5
40,000 or more 529 511 98.1 96.1-99.0 18 1.9 1.0- 3.9
WIC recipient
No 944 865 92.9 90.4-94.7 79 7.1 5.3- 9.6
Yes 812 661 83.4 79.7-86.6 151 16.6 13.4-20.3
Medicaid recipient
No 896 859 96.4 94.6-97.7 37 3.6 2.3- 5.4
Yes 879 684 79.8 76.0-83.2 195 20.2 16.8-24.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 318 266 82.9 78.2-86.8 52 17.1 13.2-21.8
1500-2499 grams 550 464 83.0 79.5-86.1 86 17.0 13.9-20.5
2500+ grams 904 811 89.1 86.8-91.0 93 10.9 9.0-13.2

*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.