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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MENTAL HEALTH

How would you describe the time during your pregnancy?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
One of happiest times Happy, with few problems Moderately hard time Very hard, worst time
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1796 499 31.4 28.6-34.3 785 44.5 41.5-47.6 306 15.8 13.7-18.2 206 8.3 6.8-10.1
Age
< 20 years 227 45 20.2 14.1-28.0 113 48.0 39.3-56.8 45 21.0 14.7-29.1 24 10.9 6.4-17.9
20-24 years 477 114 27.4 22.3-33.1 218 46.4 40.5-52.5 79 14.9 11.2-19.7 66 11.2 8.0-15.5
25-34 years 883 283 36.7 32.7-41.0 359 42.5 38.3-46.8 150 14.6 11.9-17.9 91 6.2 4.5- 8.5
35+ years 209 57 30.5 22.9-39.4 95 44.8 36.1-53.9 32 17.2 11.2-25.4 25 7.4 4.1-13.3
Race
White 1200 373 34.2 30.9-37.6 508 43.2 39.7-46.8 198 15.3 12.9-18.1 121 7.3 5.7- 9.3
Black 540 109 22.3 17.5-28.0 253 49.0 42.7-55.3 102 17.9 13.6-23.2 76 10.8 7.5-15.2
Other 56 17 36.0 20.8-54.7 24 39.3 23.5-57.6 6 12.2 4.4-29.5 9 12.5 4.8-29.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 146 62 44.9 35.2-55.0 61 41.5 32.0-51.7 11 8.7 4.5-16.2 12 4.9 2.1-11.0
No 1649 436 29.7 26.8-32.7 724 44.9 41.7-48.1 295 16.7 14.4-19.3 194 8.7 7.1-10.6
Education
< High School 389 94 26.5 21.0-32.8 186 48.1 41.6-54.8 61 14.6 10.5-19.9 48 10.8 7.3-15.6
High School 587 148 28.3 23.6-33.4 252 43.5 38.2-48.9 107 18.6 14.7-23.3 80 9.7 7.0-13.3
> High School 818 256 36.2 32.0-40.6 347 43.2 38.9-47.7 138 14.6 11.8-18.0 77 5.9 4.2- 8.3
Marital Status
Married 1145 365 35.3 31.8-38.9 482 43.9 40.2-47.6 190 14.9 12.5-17.8 108 5.9 4.5- 7.9
Other 651 134 23.8 19.4-28.7 303 45.8 40.4-51.2 116 17.6 13.9-22.1 98 12.9 9.7-16.9
Income
15,999 or less 530 117 25.4 20.6-31.0 227 43.8 38.0-49.7 98 17.9 13.9-22.9 88 12.9 9.5-17.2
16,000-24,999 241 62 25.9 19.4-33.7 114 49.0 40.9-57.2 38 15.2 10.2-22.0 27 9.9 6.0-16.0
25,000-39,999 260 70 32.6 25.7-40.5 112 42.3 34.7-50.2 53 19.2 13.7-26.2 25 5.9 3.2-10.7
40,000 or more 606 214 39.5 34.6-44.6 256 42.7 37.7-47.8 92 13.4 10.3-17.3 44 4.4 2.8- 6.9
WIC recipient
No 964 306 36.9 33.0-41.0 406 42.2 38.2-46.4 165 16.0 13.2-19.3 87 4.8 3.4- 6.8
Yes 826 192 25.4 21.7-29.6 376 46.9 42.4-51.5 141 15.8 12.7-19.4 117 11.8 9.2-15.1
Medicaid recipient
No 882 299 38.1 34.1-42.3 377 42.3 38.2-46.5 140 14.8 12.1-18.1 66 4.8 3.3- 6.8
Yes 914 200 24.6 21.0-28.7 408 46.7 42.3-51.2 166 16.9 13.8-20.4 140 11.8 9.2-14.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 349 78 22.2 18.5-26.4 150 43.0 38.4-47.8 67 19.2 15.7-23.2 54 15.6 12.4-19.4
1500 - 2499 grams 567 135 23.5 20.3-27.0 244 43.7 39.8-47.7 102 17.7 14.9-21.0 86 15.1 12.5-18.2
2500+ grams 880 286 32.1 29.1-35.2 391 44.6 41.3-47.9 137 15.7 13.4-18.2 66 7.7 6.1- 9.7

#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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