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2011 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 958 777 81.5 78.5-84.2 181 18.5 15.8-21.5
Age
< 20 years 70 49 73.5 59.5-83.9 21 26.5 16.1-40.5
20-24 years 237 187 79.8 73.0-85.1 50 20.2 14.9-27.0
25-34 years 506 416 82.9 78.8-86.3 90 17.1 13.7-21.2
35+ years 145 125 84.9 76.7-90.6 20 15.1 9.4-23.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 526 428 80.1 75.8-83.8 98 19.9 16.2-24.2
Non-Hispanic Black 245 183 77.0 69.9-82.8 62 23.0 17.2-30.1
Non-Hispanic Other 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 171 130 76.9 68.6-83.6 41 23.1 16.4-31.4
High School 192 149 79.5 72.1-85.3 43 20.5 14.7-27.9
> High School 594 497 83.8 80.1-86.9 97 16.2 13.1-19.9
Marital Status
Married 564 477 84.1 80.4-87.3 87 15.9 12.7-19.6
Other 393 299 77.7 72.4-82.2 94 22.3 17.8-27.6
WIC recipient
No 470 401 84.7 80.5-88.1 69 15.3 11.9-19.5
Yes 485 373 78.5 73.9-82.5 112 21.5 17.5-26.1
Medicaid recipient
No 409 353 85.6 81.2-89.1 56 14.4 10.9-18.8
Yes 549 424 78.6 74.2-82.3 125 21.4 17.7-25.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 325 254 76.1 70.7-80.8 71 23.9 19.2-29.3
2500+ grams 633 523 82.0 78.7-84.9 110 18.0 15.1-21.3

*Data from survey question 33. This question is about things that may have happened during the 12 months before your new baby was born.

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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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