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2015 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-CONTENT

During any of your prenatal care or new baby doctor visits, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk with you about the following? THE BABY BLUES (POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 875 137 15.1 12.4-18.2 738 84.9 81.8-87.6
Age
< 20 years 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 155 29 16.7 10.9-24.6 126 83.3 75.4-89.1
25-34 years 519 75 14.9 11.6-19.0 444 85.1 81.0-88.4
35+ years 161 23 10.9 6.6-17.6 138 89.1 82.4-93.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 476 49 9.7 7.0-13.3 427 90.3 86.7-93.0
Non-Hispanic Black 204 31 14.1 9.0-21.4 173 85.9 78.6-91.0
Non-Hispanic Other 59 19 33.7 20.7-49.7 40 66.3 50.3-79.3
Latina 120 37 29.0 20.5-39.3 83 71.0 60.7-79.5
Education
< High School 114 24 20.7 13.0-31.5 90 79.3 68.5-87.0
High School 166 34 18.6 12.4-26.9 132 81.4 73.1-87.6
> High School 589 77 12.3 9.6-15.7 512 87.7 84.3-90.4
Marital Status
Married 582 82 14.0 11.0-17.6 500 86.0 82.4-89.0
Other 293 55 17.0 12.3-23.1 238 83.0 76.9-87.7
WIC recipient
No 531 67 11.9 9.0-15.6 464 88.1 84.4-91.0
Yes 332 68 18.9 14.3-24.5 264 81.1 75.5-85.7
Medicaid recipient
No 547 85 15.3 12.0-19.2 462 84.7 80.8-88.0
Yes 328 52 14.8 10.6-20.2 276 85.2 79.8-89.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 313 57 18.8 14.8-23.6 256 81.2 76.4-85.2
2500+ grams 562 80 14.7 11.9-18.1 482 85.3 81.9-88.1

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.

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