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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SOCIAL STRESS

Stressful Event: Someone very close to you died*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1655 1364 82.9 80.4-85.0 291 17.1 15.0-19.6
Age
< 20 years 195 150 79.3 71.1-85.7 45 20.7 14.3-28.9
20-24 years 394 320 81.2 75.9-85.6 74 18.8 14.4-24.1
25-34 years 835 703 84.7 81.4-87.5 132 15.3 12.5-18.6
35+ years 231 191 82.6 75.5-87.9 40 17.4 12.1-24.5
Race
White 1140 950 84.0 81.2-86.4 190 16.0 13.6-18.8
Black 442 353 80.2 74.5-84.9 89 19.8 15.1-25.5
Other 73 61 78.4 63.9-88.1 12 21.6 11.9-36.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 206 181 86.9 80.4-91.4 25 13.1 8.6-19.6
No 1446 1180 82.1 79.4-84.5 266 17.9 15.5-20.6
Education
< High School 330 264 79.5 73.3-84.5 66 20.5 15.5-26.7
High School 450 370 83.6 78.8-87.5 80 16.4 12.5-21.2
> High School 869 725 83.8 80.6-86.7 144 16.2 13.3-19.4
Marital Status
Married 1009 848 84.8 81.9-87.3 161 15.2 12.7-18.1
Other 646 516 80.1 75.7-83.8 130 19.9 16.2-24.3
Income
14,999 or less 443 354 78.5 73.1-83.2 89 21.5 16.8-26.9
15,000-24,999 257 204 80.8 73.9-86.2 53 19.2 13.8-26.1
25,000-49,999 306 250 82.8 76.9-87.5 56 17.2 12.5-23.1
50,000 or more 541 469 87.0 83.1-90.0 72 13.0 10.0-16.9
WIC recipient
No 942 799 85.9 82.9-88.4 143 14.1 11.6-17.1
Yes 700 555 79.5 75.4-83.1 145 20.5 16.9-24.6
Medicaid recipient
No 786 672 86.0 82.8-88.7 114 14.0 11.3-17.2
Yes 869 692 80.2 76.6-83.4 177 19.8 16.6-23.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 762 621 81.5 78.7-84.1 141 18.5 15.9-21.3
2500+ grams 893 743 83.0 80.3-85.3 150 17.0 14.7-19.7

*Data from survey question 35. This question is about things that may have happened during the 12 months before your new baby was born.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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