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2004 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?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
ALWAYS OFTEN/ALMOST ALWAYS SOMETIMES RARELY NEVER
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1559 42 1.8 1.2- 2.8 168 9.2 7.6-11.2 481 32.1 29.2-35.1 528 35.2 32.3-38.2 340 21.7 19.2-24.4
Age
< 20 years 161 9 5.3 2.2-12.2 22 12.6 7.2-21.1 55 34.1 25.1-44.4 44 27.0 19.0-36.9 31 21.0 13.9-30.4
20-24 years 409 13 1.4 0.6- 3.2 47 11.2 7.9-15.7 146 37.3 31.6-43.3 120 29.4 24.2-35.3 83 20.6 16.1-26.1
25-34 years 794 16 1.4 0.7- 2.9 81 7.7 5.8-10.2 227 30.4 26.6-34.5 296 39.0 34.9-43.3 174 21.5 18.2-25.3
35+ years 195 4 1.2 0.3- 5.1 18 8.1 4.4-14.3 53 24.9 18.1-33.2 68 40.0 31.8-48.8 52 25.8 19.0-34.0
Race
White 1076 20 1.4 0.8- 2.6 116 8.8 7.0-11.1 327 31.4 28.1-34.9 402 38.6 35.1-42.2 211 19.8 17.1-22.9
Black 419 21 3.0 1.5- 6.0 46 10.4 7.0-15.1 134 34.4 28.4-41.0 109 26.4 21.0-32.6 109 25.8 20.4-32.0
Other 64 1 2.5 0.4-15.7 6 10.3 4.2-23.2 20 32.5 20.3-47.8 17 22.0 12.2-36.4 20 32.6 20.3-47.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 175 6 3.2 1.2- 7.9 15 8.1 4.5-14.0 68 39.9 31.6-48.8 42 25.6 18.6-34.1 44 23.2 16.7-31.4
No 1384 36 1.6 0.9- 2.6 153 9.4 7.7-11.6 413 30.7 27.7-33.9 486 36.9 33.8-40.1 296 21.4 18.8-24.3
Education
< High School 313 15 4.3 2.2- 8.2 44 11.6 7.8-16.8 105 37.8 31.2-44.9 69 21.5 16.3-27.8 80 24.8 19.2-31.4
High School 450 18 2.2 1.1- 4.3 52 9.9 6.9-14.0 154 35.3 29.8-41.1 130 32.0 26.7-37.8 96 20.6 16.3-25.8
> High School 793 9 0.4 0.1- 1.2 71 7.5 5.6-10.1 221 27.5 23.9-31.5 328 43.6 39.4-47.8 164 21.0 17.7-24.7
Marital Status
Married 959 14 1.3 0.6- 2.4 93 7.3 5.6- 9.5 269 28.8 25.4-32.4 372 40.3 36.7-44.2 211 22.3 19.3-25.7
Other 600 28 2.7 1.5- 4.8 75 12.2 9.1-16.1 212 37.1 32.2-42.4 156 27.3 22.8-32.2 129 20.8 16.8-25.4
Income
14,999 or less 463 22 3.7 2.0- 6.5 61 11.6 8.4-16.0 183 41.7 36.0-47.6 96 22.3 17.7-27.6 101 20.7 16.4-25.9
15,000-24,999 242 6 2.4 0.9- 6.6 31 10.5 6.7-16.1 71 31.9 24.8-39.8 82 31.5 24.6-39.3 52 23.8 17.6-31.3
25,000-49,999 318 7 0.8 0.2- 2.6 29 9.1 5.8-13.9 88 29.2 23.5-35.5 121 39.4 33.1-46.0 73 21.6 16.6-27.5
50,000 or more 415 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 35 6.5 4.3- 9.9 97 22.9 18.3-28.1 198 50.0 44.3-55.8 84 20.6 16.3-25.6
WIC recipient
No 788 9 0.7 0.3- 1.8 77 7.7 5.7-10.2 220 29.1 25.3-33.2 322 42.4 38.3-46.7 160 20.1 16.9-23.7
Yes 759 33 2.9 1.7- 4.8 90 10.9 8.3-14.0 257 34.8 30.6-39.3 202 28.1 24.1-32.4 177 23.4 19.7-27.5
Medicaid recipient
No 715 6 0.8 0.3- 2.3 60 6.8 5.0- 9.4 172 24.2 20.6-28.2 320 46.7 42.3-51.2 157 21.4 18.0-25.3
Yes 844 36 2.6 1.6- 4.2 108 11.2 8.7-14.2 309 38.5 34.3-42.8 208 25.9 22.2-29.9 183 21.9 18.5-25.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 699 29 4.3 3.0- 6.0 94 13.9 11.6-16.7 210 30.6 27.4-34.1 211 29.0 25.9-32.4 155 22.1 19.2-25.2
2500+ grams 860 13 1.6 0.9- 2.7 74 8.8 7.1-11.0 271 32.2 29.1-35.5 317 35.7 32.6-39.0 185 21.7 19.0-24.6

#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.

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