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2008 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 1324 284 21.0 18.6-23.5 1040 79.0 76.5-81.4
Age
< 20 years 142 29 20.4 13.6-29.4 113 79.6 70.6-86.4
20-24 years 313 49 13.6 9.8-18.6 264 86.4 81.4-90.2
25-34 years 666 157 23.4 20.0-27.2 509 76.6 72.8-80.0
35+ years 203 49 25.1 19.0-32.3 154 74.9 67.7-81.0
Race
White 941 203 21.2 18.4-24.3 738 78.8 75.7-81.6
Black 321 59 16.9 12.6-22.4 262 83.1 77.6-87.4
Other 62 22 36.0 23.7-50.4 40 64.0 49.6-76.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 168 41 25.0 18.4-33.2 127 75.0 66.8-81.6
No 1155 243 20.3 17.8-23.0 912 79.7 77.0-82.2
Education
< High School 244 53 22.6 17.2-29.2 191 77.4 70.8-82.8
High School 365 74 18.4 14.2-23.4 291 81.6 76.6-85.8
> High School 712 156 21.5 18.4-25.0 556 78.5 75.0-81.6
Marital Status
Married 808 185 23.1 20.0-26.5 623 76.9 73.5-80.0
Other 516 99 17.8 14.3-22.0 417 82.2 78.0-85.7
Income
14,999 or less 355 73 20.6 16.1-26.1 282 79.4 73.9-83.9
15,000-24,999 172 31 13.5 8.8-20.2 141 86.5 79.8-91.2
25,000-49,999 264 57 23.8 18.5-30.1 207 76.2 69.9-81.5
50,000 or more 437 98 22.6 18.6-27.2 339 77.4 72.8-81.4
WIC recipient
No 722 163 22.3 19.1-25.9 559 77.7 74.1-80.9
Yes 595 119 19.3 15.9-23.3 476 80.7 76.7-84.1
Medicaid recipient
No 629 144 23.1 19.7-27.0 485 76.9 73.0-80.3
Yes 695 140 19.1 15.9-22.7 555 80.9 77.3-84.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 432 97 22.3 18.7-26.4 335 77.7 73.6-81.3
2500+ grams 892 187 20.8 18.3-23.6 705 79.2 76.4-81.7

*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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

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