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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MENTAL HEALTH

In the months after your delivery would you say that you were...

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Not depressed at all A little depressed Moderately depressed Very depressed
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1655 629 42.1 39.0-45.2 618 38.8 35.7-41.9 226 10.9 9.1-12.9 182 8.3 6.7-10.3
Age
< 20 years 230 99 45.3 36.8-54.1 80 36.0 28.0-44.8 28 8.6 4.9-14.6 23 10.1 5.9-16.8
20-24 years 435 137 35.9 30.2-42.1 177 41.3 35.4-47.5 57 11.9 8.5-16.6 64 10.8 7.5-15.4
25-34 years 805 325 45.3 40.9-49.7 292 37.6 33.4-42.0 108 10.2 7.9-13.1 80 6.9 5.0- 9.6
35+ years 185 68 37.9 29.2-47.5 69 41.6 32.6-51.2 33 14.5 9.0-22.3 15 6.0 2.8-12.7
Race
White 1121 429 43.1 39.5-46.8 429 38.7 35.2-42.3 159 11.0 9.0-13.5 104 7.1 5.4- 9.2
Black 474 173 37.2 31.1-43.8 174 41.4 35.0-48.1 59 10.0 6.7-14.6 68 11.4 7.8-16.3
Other 60 27 53.7 37.8-68.9 15 21.0 10.8-36.8 8 13.0 5.5-27.9 10 12.2 5.1-26.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 174 81 53.8 44.5-62.9 58 28.8 21.2-37.8 11 6.1 2.9-12.5 24 11.2 6.6-18.5
No 1479 547 40.3 37.1-43.7 560 40.3 37.0-43.6 215 11.6 9.6-13.8 157 7.9 6.2- 9.9
Education
< High School 363 150 46.2 39.3-53.2 112 31.0 24.9-37.8 41 8.4 5.3-13.1 60 14.4 10.2-20.0
High School 516 172 37.4 31.9-43.2 220 44.7 39.0-50.5 58 9.4 6.6-13.3 66 8.5 5.8-12.3
> High School 771 303 42.5 38.1-46.9 286 39.5 35.2-43.9 127 13.1 10.4-16.3 55 5.0 3.4- 7.3
Marital Status
Married 1048 411 43.3 39.6-47.1 392 38.4 34.8-42.1 155 11.8 9.6-14.4 90 6.5 4.9- 8.7
Other 607 218 39.7 34.3-45.4 226 39.5 34.2-45.1 71 9.0 6.3-12.8 92 11.7 8.6-15.8
Income
15,999 or less 509 178 41.8 35.9-48.0 185 37.4 31.7-43.4 59 8.5 5.8-12.4 87 12.3 8.9-16.8
16,000-24,999 181 60 32.4 24.2-42.0 69 38.7 29.9-48.3 30 13.1 8.0-20.6 22 15.8 9.8-24.6
25,000-39,999 250 91 41.3 33.6-49.4 97 39.0 31.5-47.1 37 14.0 9.2-20.7 25 5.7 3.0-10.5
40,000 or more 557 225 43.3 38.4-48.5 213 41.3 36.4-46.5 84 10.9 8.2-14.4 35 4.4 2.8- 7.0
WIC recipient
No 858 335 43.4 39.2-47.7 320 40.3 36.2-44.5 127 10.9 8.5-13.8 76 5.4 3.8- 7.6
Yes 788 289 40.4 35.9-45.1 296 37.4 33.0-42.1 97 10.7 8.1-13.8 106 11.5 8.8-14.9
Medicaid recipient
No 823 332 43.1 38.9-47.4 318 40.6 36.5-44.9 120 11.8 9.4-14.8 53 4.5 3.0- 6.6
Yes 832 297 40.9 36.4-45.7 300 36.8 32.4-41.4 106 9.8 7.4-12.9 129 12.4 9.6-15.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 321 69 20.8 17.0-25.1 108 34.1 29.5-39.1 67 20.4 16.6-24.7 77 24.8 20.6-29.4
1500 - 2499 grams 498 206 41.1 36.9-45.4 181 36.4 32.4-40.7 68 13.4 10.7-16.6 43 9.1 6.8-12.0
2500+ grams 836 354 42.5 39.2-45.9 329 39.0 35.7-42.4 91 10.5 8.6-12.8 62 8.0 6.2-10.1

#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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