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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-CONTENT

During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk to you about ? THE BABY BLUES (POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1609 410 24.3 21.7-27.0 1199 75.7 73.0-78.3
Age
< 20 years 186 46 26.0 18.7-35.0 140 74.0 65.0-81.3
20-24 years 383 92 22.4 17.6-28.0 291 77.6 72.0-82.4
25-34 years 814 206 23.6 20.2-27.5 608 76.4 72.5-79.8
35+ years 226 66 28.7 22.0-36.5 160 71.3 63.5-78.0
Race
White 1123 279 24.8 21.9-28.1 844 75.2 71.9-78.1
Black 418 104 20.1 15.4-25.8 314 79.9 74.2-84.6
Other 68 27 37.1 24.2-52.1 41 62.9 47.9-75.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 198 69 36.0 28.5-44.2 129 64.0 55.8-71.5
No 1408 341 22.1 19.5-25.0 1067 77.9 75.0-80.5
Education
< High School 311 75 26.5 20.7-33.3 236 73.5 66.7-79.3
High School 437 102 22.6 18.0-27.9 335 77.4 72.1-82.0
> High School 855 232 24.4 21.0-28.1 623 75.6 71.9-79.0
Marital Status
Married 990 251 24.4 21.3-27.8 739 75.6 72.2-78.7
Other 619 159 24.1 20.0-28.7 460 75.9 71.3-80.0
Income
14,999 or less 421 116 26.0 21.0-31.9 305 74.0 68.1-79.0
15,000-24,999 249 60 28.1 21.4-35.8 189 71.9 64.2-78.6
25,000-49,999 300 72 21.1 15.9-27.4 228 78.9 72.6-84.1
50,000 or more 539 141 24.3 20.2-29.0 398 75.7 71.0-79.8
WIC recipient
No 917 248 25.3 22.0-29.0 669 74.7 71.0-78.0
Yes 679 156 22.8 19.0-27.0 523 77.2 73.0-81.0
Medicaid recipient
No 775 212 26.2 22.6-30.2 563 73.8 69.8-77.4
Yes 834 198 22.6 19.2-26.4 636 77.4 73.6-80.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 738 200 26.8 23.8-30.0 538 73.2 70.0-76.2
2500+ grams 871 210 24.1 21.3-27.0 661 75.9 73.0-78.7

*Asked of women who went for prenatal care.

#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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