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2009 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 1155 247 19.0 16.6-21.7 908 81.0 78.3-83.4
Age
< 20 years 117 18 15.8 9.2-25.7 99 84.2 74.3-90.8
20-24 years 267 53 16.4 11.9-22.2 214 83.6 77.8-88.1
25-34 years 594 123 18.7 15.4-22.5 471 81.3 77.5-84.6
35+ years 177 53 27.5 20.7-35.6 124 72.5 64.4-79.3
Race
White 836 179 19.0 16.2-22.1 657 81.0 77.9-83.8
Black 265 48 16.5 11.7-22.9 217 83.5 77.1-88.3
Other 54 20 33.3 20.5-49.2 34 66.7 50.8-79.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 146 35 20.1 13.9-28.3 111 79.9 71.7-86.1
No 1009 212 18.8 16.2-21.7 797 81.2 78.3-83.8
Education
< High School 195 40 18.3 12.6-25.7 155 81.7 74.3-87.4
High School 317 58 14.4 10.5-19.4 259 85.6 80.6-89.5
> High School 639 147 22.0 18.6-25.8 492 78.0 74.2-81.4
Marital Status
Married 710 158 20.3 17.1-23.8 552 79.7 76.2-82.9
Other 445 89 17.3 13.5-21.9 356 82.7 78.1-86.5
Income
14,999 or less 215 40 16.4 11.2-23.3 175 83.6 76.7-88.8
15,000-24,999 272 56 18.6 13.9-24.4 216 81.4 75.6-86.1
25,000-49,999 235 57 20.4 15.1-26.9 178 79.6 73.1-84.9
50,000 or more 379 81 21.3 17.0-26.2 298 78.7 73.8-83.0
WIC recipient
No 618 137 20.5 17.1-24.3 481 79.5 75.7-82.9
Yes 535 109 17.4 14.0-21.5 426 82.6 78.5-86.0
Medicaid recipient
No 577 127 20.6 17.1-24.5 450 79.4 75.5-82.9
Yes 578 120 17.7 14.3-21.6 458 82.3 78.4-85.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 395 104 25.9 21.9-30.5 291 74.1 69.5-78.1
2500+ grams 760 143 18.4 15.8-21.4 617 81.6 78.6-84.2

*Asked of women who went for prenatal care.

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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 28JUL11

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