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2015 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 894 684 78.6 75.2-81.6 210 21.4 18.4-24.8
Age
< 20 years 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 159 126 83.1 75.2-88.9 33 16.9 11.1-24.8
25-34 years 527 400 77.3 72.8-81.3 127 22.7 18.7-27.2
35+ years 166 124 74.4 65.8-81.5 42 25.6 18.5-34.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 485 367 76.7 72.0-80.8 118 23.3 19.2-28.0
Non-Hispanic Black 209 153 75.6 67.4-82.3 56 24.4 17.7-32.6
Non-Hispanic Other 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 123 97 82.9 74.3-89.0 26 17.1 11.0-25.7
Education
< High School 119 84 73.5 62.7-82.0 35 26.5 18.0-37.3
High School 166 128 80.7 72.5-86.8 38 19.3 13.2-27.5
> High School 603 467 78.8 74.8-82.3 136 21.2 17.7-25.2
Marital Status
Married 594 453 77.1 72.8-80.8 141 22.9 19.2-27.2
Other 300 231 81.2 75.3-85.9 69 18.8 14.1-24.7
WIC recipient
No 541 413 77.9 73.6-81.7 128 22.1 18.3-26.4
Yes 340 263 79.9 74.3-84.5 77 20.1 15.5-25.7
Medicaid recipient
No 555 431 79.3 75.1-82.9 124 20.7 17.1-24.9
Yes 339 253 77.5 71.7-82.5 86 22.5 17.5-28.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 320 234 72.6 67.4-77.2 86 27.4 22.8-32.6
2500+ grams 574 450 79.1 75.4-82.3 124 20.9 17.7-24.6

The overall weighted response rate in 2015 was 51%. It fell short of the 55% 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.

This page was generated on 26OCT17

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