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Stressful Event: Separated or Divorced*

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 1764 1584 91.1 89.1-92.7 180 8.9 7.3-10.9
Age
< 20 years 268 226 84.1 76.9-89.3 42 15.9 10.7-23.1
20-24 years 462 412 89.2 84.8-92.4 50 10.8 7.6-15.2
25-34 years 833 762 93.4 90.9-95.3 71 6.6 4.7- 9.1
35+ years 201 184 94.5 89.0-97.4 17 5.5 2.6-11.0
Mother's Race
White 1185 1084 92.4 90.2-94.1 101 7.6 5.9- 9.8
African American 514 439 86.5 81.5-90.3 75 13.5 9.7-18.5
Other Minorities 65 61 93.7 80.3-98.2 4 6.3 1.8-19.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 110 103 93.4 85.2-97.2 7 6.6 2.8-14.8
No 1654 1481 90.8 88.8-92.5 173 9.2 7.5-11.2
Education
< High School 406 340 85.8 80.5-89.8 66 14.2 10.2-19.5
High School 583 507 86.7 82.4-90.0 76 13.3 10.0-17.6
> High School 774 737 96.8 94.8-98.0 37 3.2 2.0- 5.2
Marital Status
Married 1158 1084 95.2 93.4-96.6 74 4.8 3.4- 6.6
Other 606 500 81.7 76.9-85.6 106 18.3 14.4-23.1
Income
15,999 or less 515 418 80.4 75.2-84.7 97 19.6 15.3-24.8
16,000-24,999 275 243 91.7 86.4-95.0 32 8.3 5.0-13.6
25,000-39,999 268 249 95.3 90.9-97.7 19 4.7 2.3- 9.1
40,000 or more 536 527 98.6 96.7-99.4 9 1.4 0.6- 3.3
WIC recipient
No 924 863 95.5 93.5-96.9 61 4.5 3.1- 6.5
Yes 825 706 85.9 82.4-88.8 119 14.1 11.2-17.6
Medicaid recipient
No 876 837 96.5 94.6-97.7 39 3.5 2.3- 5.4
Yes 888 747 85.0 81.4-88.0 141 15.0 12.0-18.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 327 285 86.8 82.5-90.2 42 13.2 9.8-17.5
1500-2499 grams 547 483 87.7 84.6-90.3 64 12.3 9.7-15.4
2500+ grams 885 813 91.4 89.3-93.1 72 8.6 6.9-10.7

*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.