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2002 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 1536 613 44.1 41.0-47.2 566 37.0 34.0-40.0 188 10.7 9.0-12.8 169 8.2 6.7-10.1
Age
< 20 years 199 79 43.8 35.0-53.1 72 32.0 24.2-41.0 22 8.7 4.8-15.3 26 15.4 9.7-23.5
20-24 years 401 144 38.7 32.9-44.8 136 35.8 30.1-41.9 55 14.2 10.4-19.0 66 11.3 8.1-15.6
25-34 years 748 294 43.1 38.8-47.5 296 41.8 37.5-46.2 91 9.4 7.2-12.3 67 5.7 4.1- 8.0
35+ years 188 96 60.0 51.2-68.1 62 25.2 18.4-33.4 20 10.2 6.0-16.8 10 4.6 2.1- 9.9
Race
White 1058 441 46.1 42.5-49.7 377 35.2 31.8-38.7 130 10.8 8.8-13.3 110 7.9 6.2-10.0
Black 406 142 38.9 32.6-45.7 156 40.1 33.7-46.9 53 10.8 7.3-15.6 55 10.2 6.9-14.9
Other 72 30 36.8 24.7-50.8 33 49.8 36.2-63.4 5 8.6 3.3-20.3 4 4.9 1.4-15.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 161 75 51.4 42.1-60.7 57 35.6 27.2-45.0 10 4.6 2.0-10.3 19 8.3 4.5-14.9
No 1375 538 43.1 39.9-46.4 509 37.2 34.0-40.4 178 11.5 9.6-13.7 150 8.2 6.6-10.2
Education
< High School 346 144 44.1 37.8-50.6 115 32.5 26.7-38.9 39 10.7 7.3-15.4 48 12.7 9.0-17.7
High School 438 162 40.3 34.5-46.4 167 40.2 34.4-46.3 53 11.0 7.8-15.4 56 8.4 5.7-12.2
> High School 749 305 46.1 41.8-50.5 283 37.3 33.2-41.6 96 10.6 8.2-13.5 65 6.0 4.3- 8.3
Marital Status
Married 970 408 45.9 42.1-49.7 366 37.5 33.9-41.3 115 10.7 8.6-13.2 81 5.9 4.4- 7.9
Other 566 205 40.4 35.2-45.9 200 35.9 30.8-41.3 73 10.8 7.9-14.6 88 12.9 9.7-16.9
Income
15,999 or less 459 139 32.2 26.9-38.0 198 44.7 38.9-50.6 56 10.8 7.6-15.0 66 12.3 8.9-16.7
16,000-24,999 170 68 44.4 35.2-54.0 52 32.1 23.8-41.6 23 13.4 8.1-21.3 27 10.1 5.8-17.0
25,000-39,999 206 88 48.2 39.8-56.7 71 33.4 25.9-41.8 26 13.2 8.4-20.2 21 5.2 2.6- 9.8
40,000 or more 547 244 49.2 44.2-54.1 206 36.6 31.9-41.5 63 9.4 6.9-12.7 34 4.9 3.2- 7.5
WIC recipient
No 832 354 48.1 44.0-52.3 302 35.7 31.9-39.8 101 10.3 8.1-13.1 75 5.8 4.2- 8.0
Yes 690 254 39.1 34.5-43.8 260 38.6 34.1-43.3 84 11.2 8.5-14.5 92 11.2 8.6-14.5
Medicaid recipient
No 753 328 48.5 44.3-52.8 276 36.3 32.3-40.5 97 10.7 8.4-13.6 52 4.4 3.0- 6.4
Yes 783 285 39.2 34.9-43.7 290 37.7 33.4-42.2 91 10.7 8.3-13.8 117 12.4 9.7-15.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 689 230 33.6 30.2-37.2 253 36.5 33.0-40.1 100 14.3 11.9-17.0 106 15.6 13.1-18.5
2500+ grams 847 383 45.0 41.7-48.3 313 37.0 33.8-40.3 88 10.4 8.5-12.6 63 7.6 6.0- 9.6

#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 20JUL04

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