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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SOCIAL STRESS

Stressful Event: You got separated or divorced from your husband or partner*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1368 1239 90.6 88.6-92.2 129 9.4 7.8-11.4
Age
< 20 years 148 130 89.4 82.3-93.9 18 10.6 6.1-17.7
20-24 years 324 285 87.5 82.7-91.2 39 12.5 8.8-17.3
25-34 years 687 627 91.0 88.1-93.2 60 9.0 6.8-11.9
35+ years 209 197 95.2 90.8-97.6 12 4.8 2.4- 9.2
Race
White 969 889 91.9 89.7-93.7 80 8.1 6.3-10.3
Black 332 287 86.1 80.8-90.1 45 13.9 9.9-19.2
Other 67 63 90.2 76.8-96.2 4 9.8 3.8-23.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 191 175 92.7 87.2-95.9 16 7.3 4.1-12.8
No 1176 1063 90.2 88.0-92.0 113 9.8 8.0-12.0
Education
< High School 266 233 88.5 83.3-92.2 33 11.5 7.8-16.7
High School 377 333 89.9 85.8-92.9 44 10.1 7.1-14.2
> High School 721 669 91.9 89.2-93.9 52 8.1 6.1-10.8
Marital Status
Married 830 785 94.9 92.9-96.4 45 5.1 3.6- 7.1
Other 538 454 84.4 80.5-87.6 84 15.6 12.4-19.5
Income
14,999 or less 382 318 83.1 78.2-87.1 64 16.9 12.9-21.8
15,000-24,999 176 156 87.0 80.0-91.8 20 13.0 8.2-20.0
25,000-49,999 265 245 92.5 88.1-95.4 20 7.5 4.6-11.9
50,000 or more 441 424 97.0 94.8-98.3 17 3.0 1.7- 5.2
WIC recipient
No 739 695 93.6 91.1-95.4 44 6.4 4.6- 8.9
Yes 621 539 87.6 84.2-90.2 82 12.4 9.8-15.8
Medicaid recipient
No 638 609 95.7 93.5-97.2 29 4.3 2.8- 6.5
Yes 730 630 86.3 83.2-89.0 100 13.7 11.0-16.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 448 397 88.0 84.6-90.7 51 12.0 9.3-15.4
2500+ grams 920 842 90.8 88.7-92.6 78 9.2 7.4-11.3

*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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