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2008 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 1365 27 1.4 0.9- 2.3 124 8.6 7.0-10.5 376 28.0 25.3-30.8 513 38.4 35.5-41.4 325 23.6 21.1-26.3
Age
< 20 years 148 4 1.7 0.4- 6.3 21 12.6 7.6-20.0 42 28.6 20.9-37.8 49 36.0 27.5-45.6 32 21.1 14.4-29.8
20-24 years 321 13 2.1 1.0- 4.4 42 11.9 8.4-16.5 92 29.6 24.1-35.8 100 34.6 28.8-40.9 74 21.8 17.0-27.5
25-34 years 687 9 1.3 0.6- 2.9 46 6.5 4.7- 8.9 192 28.3 24.7-32.3 275 39.2 35.3-43.4 165 24.6 21.2-28.5
35+ years 209 1 0.2 0.0- 1.0 15 7.6 4.4-12.7 50 23.3 17.5-30.3 89 43.9 36.6-51.5 54 25.0 19.0-32.1
Race
White 970 17 1.4 0.8- 2.5 87 8.4 6.6-10.6 259 27.3 24.3-30.6 394 40.9 37.5-44.4 213 22.0 19.2-25.0
Black 327 9 1.4 0.5- 3.4 32 8.5 5.5-12.9 94 29.2 23.6-35.5 99 32.5 26.7-38.9 93 28.4 22.9-34.7
Other 68 1 1.8 0.3-11.9 5 12.3 5.3-26.1 23 31.8 20.6-45.5 20 26.7 16.6-40.0 19 27.4 17.0-41.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 193 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1 18 7.0 4.0-11.9 53 28.2 21.6-35.9 64 36.9 29.6-45.0 55 27.5 21.0-35.1
No 1171 24 1.6 1.0- 2.7 106 8.9 7.2-11.0 323 27.9 25.1-30.9 448 38.7 35.6-41.9 270 22.9 20.2-25.7
Education
< High School 267 11 3.3 1.6- 6.8 28 9.3 6.0-14.1 84 32.1 26.0-38.8 75 29.9 24.0-36.6 69 25.4 19.9-31.8
High School 375 12 1.3 0.6- 2.8 44 10.2 7.2-14.2 104 29.3 24.2-35.0 114 31.9 26.7-37.7 101 27.3 22.3-32.9
> High School 719 4 0.6 0.2- 1.8 52 7.4 5.5-10.0 187 25.2 21.9-28.9 322 45.9 41.9-50.0 154 20.8 17.7-24.3
Marital Status
Married 826 8 0.9 0.4- 2.1 50 5.7 4.1- 7.7 218 26.3 23.1-29.8 352 42.8 39.1-46.6 198 24.3 21.1-27.8
Other 539 19 2.1 1.2- 3.9 74 12.8 9.9-16.4 158 30.3 26.0-35.0 161 32.1 27.7-36.9 127 22.6 18.8-27.0
Income
14,999 or less 380 16 2.7 1.4- 5.2 66 14.0 10.5-18.5 116 32.4 27.1-38.2 103 30.5 25.2-36.3 79 20.4 16.0-25.6
15,000-24,999 175 8 4.3 1.9- 9.3 16 9.6 5.6-16.0 51 27.3 20.5-35.5 65 39.7 31.8-48.2 35 19.0 13.2-26.6
25,000-49,999 261 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 20 9.1 5.8-14.1 74 26.7 21.2-33.1 108 42.0 35.6-48.8 58 22.0 16.9-28.2
50,000 or more 441 0 0.0 . - . 20 4.8 3.0- 7.6 104 23.6 19.5-28.3 207 46.2 41.2-51.4 110 25.3 21.1-30.1
WIC recipient
No 741 8 0.9 0.4- 2.1 42 5.9 4.2- 8.1 190 25.3 22.0-29.0 321 43.8 39.9-47.8 180 24.1 20.8-27.7
Yes 616 18 1.9 1.0- 3.5 80 11.6 9.0-14.8 185 31.1 27.0-35.5 188 32.2 28.0-36.6 145 23.2 19.6-27.3
Medicaid recipient
No 635 3 0.3 0.1- 1.3 31 4.7 3.2- 6.8 156 25.1 21.6-29.1 283 44.5 40.3-48.8 162 25.4 21.8-29.4
Yes 730 24 2.3 1.4- 3.9 93 11.9 9.4-14.8 220 30.3 26.5-34.3 230 33.4 29.6-37.5 163 22.1 18.8-25.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 448 18 4.5 2.9- 6.9 51 11.8 9.1-15.1 121 27.0 23.1-31.2 145 31.5 27.4-35.9 113 25.3 21.5-29.5
2500+ grams 917 9 1.1 0.6- 2.2 73 8.3 6.7-10.4 255 28.0 25.2-31.1 368 39.0 35.9-42.3 212 23.5 20.8-26.4

#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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