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Stressful Event: Someone Close Died*

1999 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1767 1385 79.9 77.4-82.3 382 20.1 17.7-22.6
Age
< 20 years 271 188 69.1 61.0-76.2 83 30.9 23.8-39.0
20-24 years 461 368 79.8 74.6-84.2 93 20.2 15.8-25.4
25-34 years 834 665 82.0 78.5-85.1 169 18.0 14.9-21.5
35+ years 201 164 85.4 77.9-90.6 37 14.6 9.4-22.1
Mother's Race
White 1182 934 80.0 77.0-82.7 248 20.0 17.3-23.0
African American 520 394 78.3 72.6-83.0 126 21.7 17.0-27.4
Other Minorities 65 57 89.9 76.4-96.1 8 10.1 3.9-23.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 107 94 87.3 77.7-93.1 13 12.7 6.9-22.3
No 1660 1291 79.3 76.6-81.7 369 20.7 18.3-23.4
Education
< High School 406 292 73.6 67.4-79.0 114 26.4 21.0-32.6
High School 584 459 79.7 74.9-83.8 125 20.3 16.2-25.1
> High School 776 633 83.3 79.9-86.3 143 16.7 13.7-20.1
Marital Status
Married 1158 924 81.4 78.4-84.1 234 18.6 15.9-21.6
Other 609 461 76.6 71.5-81.0 148 23.4 19.0-28.5
Income
15,999 or less 515 389 76.9 71.5-81.6 126 23.1 18.4-28.5
16,000-24,999 275 211 80.6 73.8-86.0 64 19.4 14.0-26.2
25,000-39,999 269 213 79.8 72.9-85.2 56 20.2 14.8-27.1
40,000 or more 536 436 83.0 78.6-86.6 100 17.0 13.4-21.4
WIC recipient
No 925 745 83.8 80.6-86.6 180 16.2 13.4-19.4
Yes 827 626 75.3 71.2-79.1 201 24.7 20.9-28.8
Medicaid recipient
No 876 715 83.1 79.8-86.0 161 16.9 14.0-20.2
Yes 891 670 76.4 72.3-80.0 221 23.6 20.0-27.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 328 253 77.4 72.5-81.7 75 22.6 18.3-27.5
1500-2499 grams 548 415 75.5 71.7-79.0 133 24.5 21.0-28.3
2500+ grams 887 714 80.3 77.5-82.8 173 19.7 17.2-22.5

*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.