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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MENTAL HEALTH

Feelings and experiences after childbirth: I slowed down

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES OFTEN/ALWAYS
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1129 311 28.3 25.3-31.5 236 20.6 18.0-23.5 337 30.1 27.1-33.3 245 21.0 18.3-23.9
Age
< 20 years 116 32 27.2 18.5-38.2 29 27.0 18.3-37.9 33 26.6 18.3-37.0 22 19.2 11.9-29.3
20-24 years 258 92 34.3 27.8-41.4 49 18.6 13.7-24.7 66 26.4 20.5-33.2 51 20.8 15.5-27.3
25-34 years 581 148 26.6 22.6-30.9 129 21.6 18.0-25.6 180 32.3 28.1-36.7 124 19.6 16.2-23.6
35+ years 174 39 24.8 18.1-33.1 29 15.7 10.4-22.9 58 31.8 24.5-40.0 48 27.7 20.7-36.1
Race
White 813 210 26.9 23.5-30.5 165 20.4 17.4-23.7 260 32.3 28.8-36.1 178 20.4 17.5-23.7
Black 265 87 32.6 25.9-40.1 56 20.5 15.0-27.2 61 23.8 18.0-30.8 61 23.2 17.4-30.2
Other 51 14 28.2 16.0-44.6 15 26.1 14.9-41.7 16 27.3 15.4-43.6 6 18.4 8.4-35.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 127 50 38.7 29.9-48.4 23 16.6 10.7-24.8 37 32.6 24.2-42.3 17 12.1 7.1-20.0
No 1002 261 26.6 23.4-29.9 213 21.3 18.5-24.4 300 29.7 26.5-33.1 228 22.4 19.5-25.6
Education
< High School 179 57 28.7 21.5-37.2 40 23.4 16.8-31.7 49 29.5 22.1-38.1 33 18.4 12.4-26.3
High School 311 121 40.7 34.5-47.2 54 17.1 12.8-22.6 72 22.0 17.1-27.8 64 20.1 15.4-25.8
> High School 636 132 20.9 17.5-24.7 142 21.7 18.3-25.6 216 35.0 31.0-39.3 146 22.4 18.9-26.3
Marital Status
Married 699 163 23.8 20.4-27.6 157 22.7 19.3-26.4 227 33.4 29.6-37.4 152 20.1 17.0-23.6
Other 430 148 34.4 29.3-40.0 79 17.9 13.9-22.6 110 25.5 20.9-30.8 93 22.1 17.8-27.3
Income
14,999 or less 206 69 32.9 25.7-41.1 42 21.4 15.3-29.2 54 26.8 20.0-34.9 41 18.9 13.2-26.2
15,000-24,999 265 91 35.8 29.4-42.7 51 18.0 13.4-23.8 63 22.6 17.4-28.9 60 23.6 18.2-30.0
25,000-49,999 232 56 24.3 18.3-31.3 50 21.8 16.2-28.6 67 29.4 23.1-36.6 59 24.6 18.6-31.7
50,000 or more 378 75 19.5 15.4-24.3 83 22.2 17.8-27.2 139 38.3 33.0-43.9 81 20.0 15.9-24.9
WIC recipient
No 610 134 23.0 19.4-27.1 141 22.7 19.2-26.7 206 34.3 30.2-38.7 129 20.0 16.6-23.8
Yes 517 176 33.6 29.0-38.6 95 18.6 14.9-22.9 130 25.7 21.5-30.4 116 22.1 18.1-26.7
Medicaid recipient
No 568 124 22.3 18.6-26.4 120 20.6 17.2-24.6 196 36.4 32.1-40.9 128 20.7 17.3-24.7
Yes 561 187 33.6 29.1-38.4 116 20.7 17.0-24.9 141 24.5 20.5-29.0 117 21.2 17.4-25.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 380 109 29.6 25.2-34.4 80 20.7 16.9-25.1 100 25.9 21.8-30.5 91 23.8 19.8-28.3
2500+ grams 749 202 28.2 25.0-31.6 156 20.6 17.8-23.8 237 30.4 27.2-33.9 154 20.7 17.9-23.9

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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.

This page was generated on 28JUL11

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