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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MENTAL HEALTH

Since your new baby was born how often have you felt down, depressed or hopeless?1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
Always or Often Sometimes Rarely Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 905 67 5.6 4.1- 7.6 174 18.9 16.0-22.1 290 31.8 28.3-35.4 374 43.7 40.0-47.6
Age
< 25 years 208 18 6.0 3.4-10.5 49 21.2 15.4-28.5 44 23.7 17.4-31.4 97 49.0 41.0-57.1
25-34 years 514 41 6.5 4.4- 9.5 96 19.3 15.5-23.8 166 31.7 27.2-36.5 211 42.5 37.6-47.5
35+ years 183 *** *** *** 29 14.3 9.4-21.1 80 43.2 35.1-51.7 66 39.9 31.9-48.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 496 41 6.7 4.7- 9.5 99 19.0 15.5-23.1 186 37.6 32.9-42.4 170 36.7 32.1-41.6
Non-Hispanic Black 159 14 5.7 2.6-12.2 36 23.2 15.6-33.1 46 27.8 19.8-37.4 63 43.3 33.6-53.5
Non-Hispanic Other 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 161 *** *** *** 22 12.5 7.8-19.3 35 20.2 14.2-28.0 97 64.5 55.9-72.3
Education
< High School 109 *** *** *** 26 22.3 14.1-33.4 19 13.0 7.5-21.5 *** *** ***
High School 199 22 10.2 6.1-16.7 37 21.6 15.0-29.9 45 23.3 16.9-31.2 95 44.9 36.8-53.3
> High School 596 39 4.5 3.1- 6.7 111 17.4 14.2-21.2 226 37.9 33.5-42.5 220 40.2 35.7-44.9
Marital Status
Married 582 34 4.5 3.1- 6.6 102 17.1 13.9-20.7 210 36.1 31.9-40.6 236 42.3 37.9-46.8
Other 323 33 7.4 4.6-11.6 72 21.7 16.5-28.1 80 24.9 19.4-31.3 138 46.1 39.3-53.0
Medicaid recipient
No 505 21 2.4 1.4- 4.2 83 15.8 12.6-19.6 190 36.3 31.8-41.1 211 45.5 40.6-50.4
Yes 400 46 9.4 6.5-13.2 91 22.5 17.7-28.1 100 26.5 21.5-32.2 163 41.7 35.9-47.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 287 36 12.8 9.3-17.3 65 23.3 18.7-28.7 90 30.3 25.2-35.9 96 33.5 28.2-39.3
2500+ grams 618 31 5.0 3.4- 7.2 109 18.4 15.4-22.0 200 31.9 28.2-35.9 278 44.7 40.6-48.8

1Asked of all mothers.
2Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards.
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.
The overall weighted response rate in 2018 was 53%.

This page was generated on 10OCT19

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