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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MENTAL HEALTH

Since your new baby was born, how often have you felt down, depressed, or hopeless?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
ALWAYS OFTEN/ALMOST ALWAYS SOMETIMES RARELY NEVER
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1326 25 2.0 1.2- 3.4 119 8.4 6.6-10.5 368 27.3 24.3-30.5 482 37.3 34.0-40.6 332 25.1 22.2-28.2
Age
< 20 years 128 4 3.2 0.9-10.0 21 15.8 9.2-25.8 33 24.9 16.5-35.7 37 32.7 23.0-44.1 33 23.5 15.2-34.5
20-24 years 290 9 2.2 0.8- 6.0 27 9.4 5.9-14.5 90 33.2 26.6-40.5 105 36.1 29.6-43.3 59 19.1 14.0-25.5
25-34 years 689 10 2.0 0.9- 4.3 59 7.4 5.2-10.3 187 25.7 21.8-30.0 252 38.1 33.6-42.7 181 26.9 22.9-31.2
35+ years 219 2 0.9 0.2- 4.8 12 3.8 1.5- 9.5 58 25.3 18.6-33.4 88 40.0 31.9-48.7 59 30.0 22.5-38.7
Race
White 970 11 0.6 0.3- 1.5 85 8.0 6.1-10.5 272 28.6 25.1-32.3 366 37.1 33.4-40.9 236 25.7 22.4-29.3
Black 279 12 4.9 2.4- 9.7 25 8.2 4.8-13.8 72 24.1 18.0-31.5 95 39.1 31.7-47.1 75 23.5 17.6-30.8
Other 77 2 8.4 2.2-27.4 9 13.7 6.5-26.4 24 22.6 13.3-35.9 21 31.0 19.2-45.9 21 24.3 14.4-37.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 173 5 2.2 0.8- 6.1 13 8.0 4.1-14.9 54 32.3 24.2-41.5 55 30.7 22.8-39.8 46 26.9 19.5-35.8
No 1153 20 2.0 1.1- 3.6 106 8.4 6.5-10.8 314 26.3 23.2-29.7 427 38.5 35.0-42.2 286 24.8 21.7-28.1
Education
< High School 208 7 2.8 1.0- 7.8 23 9.4 5.3-16.1 66 31.8 24.2-40.6 49 25.3 18.2-33.9 63 30.7 23.2-39.4
High School 396 10 3.3 1.5- 6.9 45 11.8 8.2-16.7 110 27.3 22.0-33.4 115 30.9 25.3-37.1 116 26.7 21.6-32.7
> High School 720 7 0.8 0.3- 2.4 51 5.9 4.1- 8.4 192 25.6 21.8-29.7 317 45.7 41.3-50.3 153 22.0 18.5-26.0
Marital Status
Married 878 5 0.8 0.3- 2.2 61 6.1 4.4- 8.3 231 24.3 21.0-28.0 361 42.0 38.0-46.1 220 26.8 23.4-30.6
Other 448 20 3.8 2.1- 7.0 58 11.8 8.4-16.2 137 31.6 26.3-37.5 121 30.2 24.9-36.1 112 22.5 17.8-28.0
Income
14,999 or less 351 15 4.5 2.3- 8.6 44 12.1 8.2-17.4 112 32.0 25.9-38.7 94 29.9 24.0-36.6 86 21.6 16.4-27.7
15,000-24,999 175 6 2.5 0.8- 7.5 16 9.1 4.8-16.7 55 31.7 23.5-41.3 66 37.1 28.4-46.7 32 19.5 12.9-28.2
25,000-49,999 260 4 2.0 0.6- 6.2 22 5.5 3.1- 9.6 69 25.0 19.0-32.1 99 40.9 33.7-48.6 66 26.5 20.4-33.7
50,000 or more 438 0 0.0 . - . 26 5.4 3.3- 8.7 110 23.6 19.1-28.7 193 43.5 38.0-49.2 109 27.5 22.7-32.9
WIC recipient
No 749 6 0.4 0.1- 1.1 61 7.1 5.1- 9.8 194 25.8 22.1-30.0 307 41.4 37.1-45.9 181 25.2 21.5-29.4
Yes 567 17 3.4 1.9- 6.2 58 9.9 7.1-13.6 172 29.0 24.4-34.0 171 32.7 28.0-37.9 149 25.0 20.7-29.8
Medicaid recipient
No 673 4 0.6 0.2- 2.2 45 6.4 4.4- 9.2 164 23.1 19.5-27.2 285 42.2 37.6-46.8 175 27.7 23.7-32.1
Yes 653 21 3.3 1.8- 5.7 74 10.1 7.4-13.5 204 30.9 26.5-35.8 197 32.9 28.4-37.8 157 22.8 18.8-27.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 587 14 3.3 1.9- 5.6 63 10.6 8.4-13.4 170 28.7 25.1-32.6 195 31.7 28.0-35.8 145 25.6 22.1-29.5
2500+ grams 739 11 1.9 1.0- 3.5 56 8.2 6.3-10.5 198 27.1 23.9-30.6 287 37.7 34.2-41.4 187 25.1 22.0-28.4

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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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