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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MENTAL HEALTH

How would you describe the time during your pregnancy?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
One of happiest times Happy, with few problems Moderately hard time Very hard, worst time
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1017 275 27.6 24.3-31.2 461 49.0 45.2-52.9 154 13.8 11.3-16.7 127 9.5 7.5-12.0
Age
< 20 years 96 30 39.7 27.9-52.9 44 39.6 27.9-52.5 10 11.0 5.1-22.2 12 9.7 4.4-20.1
20-24 years 251 68 27.5 21.0-35.1 106 51.1 43.1-59.0 39 13.5 8.9-19.9 38 7.9 4.8-12.9
25-34 years 514 139 26.3 21.9-31.1 236 49.5 44.3-54.8 77 13.5 10.2-17.6 62 10.7 7.8-14.5
35+ years 156 38 24.4 16.8-33.9 75 50.3 40.5-60.1 28 17.3 11.1-25.9 15 8.0 4.0-15.3
Race
White 731 213 29.3 25.4-33.4 331 49.2 44.8-53.6 111 13.7 10.9-17.0 76 7.9 5.8-10.6
Black 247 50 20.8 14.6-28.8 114 50.5 41.9-59.2 38 14.2 9.1-21.4 45 14.5 9.5-21.5
Other 39 12 31.6 16.0-52.8 16 38.7 21.6-59.1 5 13.8 4.8-33.9 6 15.9 5.8-36.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 132 45 36.7 27.6-47.0 57 41.2 31.7-51.4 19 15.8 9.6-24.9 11 6.3 2.9-13.2
No 885 230 25.8 22.4-29.6 404 50.6 46.4-54.8 135 13.4 10.8-16.4 116 10.2 7.9-13.0
Education
< High School 202 59 30.8 23.5-39.3 92 45.8 37.5-54.4 26 12.9 8.1-19.8 25 10.5 6.4-16.9
High School 289 71 29.1 22.6-36.6 122 45.5 38.0-53.2 49 13.8 9.3-19.9 47 11.6 7.6-17.3
> High School 524 145 25.7 21.5-30.5 245 51.8 46.6-57.0 79 14.3 11.0-18.4 55 8.1 5.7-11.5
Marital Status
Married 646 192 29.6 25.5-34.0 297 50.8 46.2-55.5 92 12.4 9.7-15.8 65 7.2 5.2- 9.9
Other 371 83 24.2 18.8-30.6 164 45.9 39.2-52.8 62 16.2 11.8-21.8 62 13.7 9.7-19.0
Income
14,999 or less 297 64 24.7 18.7-31.7 125 43.2 36.0-50.7 51 14.5 10.0-20.4 57 17.6 12.7-24.1
15,000-24,999 156 33 20.8 13.6-30.5 74 53.5 43.2-63.6 28 15.7 9.5-24.8 21 10.0 5.5-17.7
25,000-49,999 177 57 29.2 22.0-37.7 73 46.9 38.2-55.8 30 17.0 11.3-24.6 17 6.9 3.6-12.8
50,000 or more 294 88 30.0 24.1-36.7 146 54.4 47.5-61.1 35 10.9 7.3-16.0 25 4.6 2.6- 8.1
WIC recipient
No 553 161 28.7 24.4-33.5 258 50.9 45.9-56.0 76 12.7 9.7-16.5 58 7.6 5.4-10.8
Yes 454 110 26.2 21.2-31.8 200 47.0 41.0-53.0 76 14.9 11.1-19.7 68 12.0 8.6-16.3
Medicaid recipient
No 471 140 29.6 24.9-34.8 221 51.3 45.8-56.7 68 13.6 10.3-17.8 42 5.5 3.6- 8.4
Yes 546 135 25.9 21.4-31.0 240 47.1 41.7-52.6 86 13.9 10.6-18.1 85 13.0 9.8-17.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 461 118 25.0 21.3-29.1 183 40.3 36.0-44.8 80 17.3 14.1-21.0 80 17.4 14.2-21.1
2500+ grams 556 157 27.9 24.3-31.8 278 49.8 45.6-54.0 74 13.5 10.8-16.6 47 8.8 6.7-11.6

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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 25JUN07

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