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2006 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 1342 415 29.8 26.8-33.0 591 48.4 45.0-51.8 206 12.7 10.6-15.1 130 9.1 7.2-11.3
Age
< 20 years 133 39 25.3 17.2-35.7 52 48.9 38.0-59.8 27 13.2 7.8-21.5 15 12.6 6.7-22.6
20-24 years 295 79 28.3 22.2-35.2 141 48.4 41.2-55.6 42 15.0 10.4-21.2 33 8.4 5.3-13.1
25-34 years 691 234 32.6 28.4-37.1 300 47.9 43.2-52.6 99 11.1 8.5-14.4 58 8.4 6.0-11.6
35+ years 223 63 26.2 19.4-34.4 98 49.9 41.4-58.5 38 14.4 9.3-21.5 24 9.5 5.5-15.9
Race
White 980 325 33.0 29.5-36.8 426 47.9 44.0-51.8 146 11.2 9.0-13.8 83 7.9 6.0-10.4
Black 284 64 19.9 14.4-26.8 131 50.8 43.1-58.5 49 16.4 11.5-22.8 40 12.9 8.6-18.9
Other 78 26 31.8 20.6-45.7 34 43.9 30.5-58.4 11 16.8 8.3-30.9 7 7.5 2.3-21.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 179 74 43.7 34.9-52.9 81 45.8 36.8-54.9 12 5.4 2.6-10.9 12 5.2 2.3-11.2
No 1163 341 27.1 24.1-30.5 510 48.9 45.2-52.6 194 14.1 11.7-16.9 118 9.8 7.8-12.4
Education
< High School 217 81 34.8 27.0-43.4 89 47.5 38.9-56.2 26 9.6 5.6-15.8 21 8.2 4.6-14.3
High School 401 128 30.2 24.8-36.2 170 46.8 40.5-53.2 59 12.7 9.0-17.7 44 10.2 6.8-15.2
> High School 722 206 27.7 24.0-31.9 331 49.7 45.3-54.2 120 13.8 11.0-17.2 65 8.7 6.5-11.8
Marital Status
Married 884 304 34.5 30.8-38.5 386 47.6 43.5-51.7 127 11.9 9.5-14.8 67 6.0 4.4- 8.2
Other 458 111 23.0 18.3-28.4 205 49.6 43.6-55.6 79 13.9 10.3-18.4 63 13.6 9.9-18.3
Income
14,999 or less 354 95 27.1 21.4-33.6 149 43.3 36.6-50.3 65 16.7 12.3-22.4 45 12.9 8.8-18.5
15,000-24,999 174 40 22.1 15.3-30.8 85 54.7 45.1-63.9 22 13.0 7.6-21.3 27 10.3 6.0-17.0
25,000-49,999 259 84 32.7 26.0-40.0 115 47.3 39.8-54.9 38 12.0 7.9-17.9 22 8.0 4.8-13.1
50,000 or more 443 151 32.0 27.0-37.5 196 51.4 45.7-57.0 67 10.8 7.8-14.7 29 5.8 3.7- 9.1
WIC recipient
No 755 253 33.6 29.5-37.9 337 49.1 44.6-53.6 113 11.4 8.9-14.5 52 5.9 4.1- 8.5
Yes 576 157 25.7 21.4-30.5 250 47.5 42.3-52.8 93 14.3 11.1-18.4 76 12.5 9.3-16.5
Medicaid recipient
No 676 236 33.8 29.6-38.3 305 50.4 45.8-55.0 96 10.3 7.9-13.4 39 5.4 3.6- 8.1
Yes 666 179 26.4 22.2-31.0 286 46.7 41.7-51.7 110 14.7 11.6-18.6 91 12.2 9.3-15.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 595 182 29.9 26.3-33.8 223 37.1 33.1-41.1 119 20.3 17.2-23.9 71 12.7 10.1-15.8
2500+ grams 747 233 29.8 26.6-33.3 368 49.4 45.7-53.1 87 12.0 9.8-14.7 59 8.7 6.8-11.2

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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 01MAY08

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