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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MENTAL HEALTH

Postpartum Depression*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 934 795 85.9 83.1-88.4 139 14.1 11.6-16.9
Age
< 20 years 78 55 75.5 62.6-85.0 23 24.5 15.0-37.4
20-24 years 217 185 85.2 78.9-89.9 32 14.8 10.1-21.1
25-34 years 490 430 89.0 85.4-91.8 60 11.0 8.2-14.6
35+ years 149 125 83.7 75.5-89.5 24 16.3 10.5-24.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 586 505 87.5 84.1-90.3 81 12.5 9.7-15.9
Non-Hispanic Black 196 159 81.6 73.9-87.4 37 18.4 12.6-26.1
Non-Hispanic Other 50 40 78.7 63.3-88.8 10 21.3 11.2-36.7
Latina 96 85 88.3 79.0-93.8 11 11.7 6.2-21.0
Education
< High School 133 109 83.2 73.7-89.8 24 16.8 10.2-26.3
High School 238 195 84.7 78.9-89.2 43 15.3 10.8-21.1
> High School 560 488 87.3 83.8-90.1 72 12.7 9.9-16.2
Marital Status
Married 596 512 86.9 83.6-89.7 84 13.1 10.3-16.4
Other 338 283 84.5 79.3-88.6 55 15.5 11.4-20.7
WIC recipient
No 519 451 86.4 82.6-89.5 68 13.6 10.5-17.4
Yes 410 339 85.2 80.7-88.8 71 14.8 11.2-19.3
Medicaid recipient
No 469 409 87.6 83.6-90.6 60 12.4 9.4-16.4
Yes 465 386 84.6 80.3-88.0 79 15.4 12.0-19.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 313 256 81.3 76.5-85.3 57 18.7 14.7-23.5
2500+ grams 621 539 86.3 83.3-88.9 82 13.7 11.1-16.7

*Postpartum depression variable is derived from question 59 - How often mom felt: a)down, depressed or sad, b) hopeless, c) slowed down since the baby was born.

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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 16NOV12

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