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2007 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 1660 42 2.1 1.3- 3.1 138 6.7 5.4- 8.4 482 29.3 26.5-32.1 569 35.7 32.9-38.7 429 26.2 23.6-29.0
Age
< 20 years 195 8 2.4 0.8- 6.8 18 8.1 4.3-14.7 68 32.9 25.0-42.0 57 33.7 25.7-42.8 44 22.8 16.1-31.3
20-24 years 396 12 2.2 1.0- 4.9 44 10.7 7.4-15.1 116 31.3 25.9-37.4 117 30.2 24.8-36.1 107 25.7 20.7-31.4
25-34 years 840 22 2.4 1.4- 4.3 57 4.1 2.8- 6.0 232 27.1 23.4-31.1 304 38.0 34.0-42.2 225 28.4 24.7-32.4
35+ years 229 0 0.0 . - . 19 7.6 4.3-13.3 66 29.9 23.0-37.8 91 40.2 32.6-48.2 53 22.3 16.3-29.7
Race
White 1151 18 1.0 0.5- 2.0 103 7.5 5.8- 9.6 316 26.9 23.8-30.1 431 39.1 35.7-42.6 283 25.6 22.6-28.8
Black 435 19 4.2 2.2- 7.8 31 5.2 3.0- 8.8 149 37.6 31.5-44.1 110 24.5 19.3-30.5 126 28.6 23.1-34.7
Other 74 5 7.7 2.7-20.1 4 2.4 0.5-10.3 17 25.6 15.0-40.2 28 39.2 26.6-53.3 20 25.1 15.0-38.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 213 4 1.6 0.5- 5.5 20 7.4 4.3-12.7 59 27.1 20.7-34.7 55 29.3 22.6-37.0 75 34.5 27.5-42.4
No 1444 37 2.1 1.3- 3.4 118 6.6 5.2- 8.5 422 29.6 26.6-32.7 513 37.0 33.9-40.3 354 24.6 21.9-27.6
Education
< High School 333 14 3.2 1.5- 6.7 34 8.7 5.6-13.4 106 32.2 26.1-38.9 87 29.3 23.5-35.9 92 26.5 21.0-32.9
High School 451 14 2.1 0.9- 4.4 35 6.0 3.8- 9.4 148 33.8 28.4-39.5 139 31.2 26.0-36.9 115 26.9 22.0-32.4
> High School 870 13 1.5 0.7- 3.1 68 6.3 4.5- 8.6 227 25.3 21.8-29.1 342 41.4 37.3-45.5 220 25.6 22.1-29.4
Marital Status
Married 1010 12 0.7 0.3- 1.6 72 5.1 3.7- 7.0 248 23.8 20.7-27.2 401 41.9 38.2-45.6 277 28.5 25.2-32.1
Other 650 30 4.0 2.5- 6.5 66 9.0 6.5-12.3 234 36.8 32.1-41.8 168 27.2 22.9-31.9 152 23.0 19.1-27.5
Income
14,999 or less 449 25 4.9 2.9- 8.3 54 10.5 7.4-14.8 152 34.5 29.0-40.4 106 24.8 19.9-30.3 112 25.3 20.5-30.9
15,000-24,999 258 4 1.5 0.4- 5.0 25 7.4 4.3-12.5 89 34.7 27.6-42.6 79 32.3 25.4-40.0 61 24.2 18.1-31.5
25,000-49,999 305 7 1.6 0.5- 4.7 28 5.5 3.2- 9.2 68 25.6 19.8-32.4 129 43.3 36.5-50.4 73 24.0 18.5-30.6
50,000 or more 542 3 0.1 0.0- 0.3 22 3.7 2.2- 6.3 148 25.1 20.9-29.8 229 44.9 39.9-50.1 140 26.1 21.9-30.9
WIC recipient
No 943 12 0.8 0.3- 2.0 61 5.1 3.6- 7.2 245 24.5 21.2-28.1 382 42.8 38.9-46.8 243 26.8 23.4-30.5
Yes 703 29 3.6 2.2- 5.8 76 8.8 6.5-11.8 234 35.0 30.7-39.7 181 27.1 23.2-31.5 183 25.4 21.6-29.7
Medicaid recipient
No 788 5 0.3 0.1- 1.1 44 5.5 3.8- 7.9 199 23.5 20.1-27.4 342 45.5 41.3-49.8 198 25.2 21.6-29.1
Yes 872 37 3.5 2.3- 5.5 94 7.8 5.8-10.3 283 34.0 30.1-38.2 227 27.6 23.9-31.5 231 27.1 23.5-31.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 762 27 3.8 2.6- 5.4 83 10.9 9.0-13.3 230 30.7 27.5-34.0 230 29.4 26.3-32.6 192 25.3 22.4-28.4
2500+ grams 898 15 1.9 1.1- 3.1 55 6.4 4.9- 8.2 252 29.1 26.2-32.3 339 36.3 33.2-39.5 237 26.3 23.5-29.3

#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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