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2014 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MENTAL HEALTH

At any time during the 12 months before you got pregnant with your new baby, did you do any of the following things? I VISITED A HEALTH CARE WORKER AND WAS CHECKED FOR DEPRESSION OR ANXIETY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 970 763 78.2 74.9-81.1 207 21.8 18.9-25.1
Age
< 20 years 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 215 167 78.0 70.8-83.9 48 22.0 16.1-29.2
25-34 years 539 435 80.6 76.4-84.2 104 19.4 15.8-23.6
35+ years 168 119 68.7 59.9-76.3 49 31.3 23.7-40.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 509 397 79.0 74.8-82.7 112 21.0 17.3-25.2
Non-Hispanic Black 191 150 74.6 66.3-81.4 41 25.4 18.6-33.7
Non-Hispanic Other 59 49 76.5 60.6-87.3 *** *** ***
Latina 190 153 81.3 74.1-86.9 37 18.7 13.1-25.9
Education
< High School 177 147 78.0 69.3-84.7 30 22.0 15.3-30.7
High School 190 144 77.9 70.3-83.9 46 22.1 16.1-29.7
> High School 602 471 78.3 74.2-81.9 131 21.7 18.1-25.8
Marital Status
Married 590 469 78.9 74.8-82.4 121 21.1 17.6-25.2
Other 380 294 77.1 71.5-81.9 86 22.9 18.1-28.5
WIC recipient
No 560 443 79.5 75.3-83.2 117 20.5 16.8-24.7
Yes 396 307 75.7 70.3-80.4 89 24.3 19.6-29.7
Medicaid recipient
No 594 473 80.0 76.1-83.5 121 20.0 16.5-23.9
Yes 376 290 75.5 69.9-80.4 86 24.5 19.6-30.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 339 272 80.8 76.1-84.7 67 19.2 15.3-23.9
2500+ grams 631 491 78.0 74.5-81.1 140 22.0 18.9-25.5

The overall weighted response rate in 2014 was 55%. It fell short of the 60% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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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