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2011 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 957 183 19.2 16.4-22.2 774 80.8 77.8-83.6
Age
< 20 years 70 13 20.1 11.1-33.6 57 79.9 66.4-88.9
20-24 years 234 32 12.9 8.7-18.8 202 87.1 81.2-91.3
25-34 years 506 101 20.2 16.5-24.4 405 79.8 75.6-83.5
35+ years 147 37 26.4 18.9-35.6 110 73.6 64.4-81.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 526 96 18.3 14.9-22.3 430 81.7 77.7-85.1
Non-Hispanic Black 242 42 18.4 13.0-25.3 200 81.6 74.7-87.0
Non-Hispanic Other 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 125 31 23.6 16.4-32.8 94 76.4 67.2-83.6
Education
< High School 173 32 19.6 13.5-27.6 141 80.4 72.4-86.5
High School 191 32 17.1 11.8-24.2 159 82.9 75.8-88.2
> High School 592 119 19.8 16.4-23.7 473 80.2 76.3-83.6
Marital Status
Married 563 118 21.6 18.0-25.7 445 78.4 74.3-82.0
Other 393 64 15.4 11.6-20.1 329 84.6 79.9-88.4
WIC recipient
No 470 102 22.7 18.7-27.4 368 77.3 72.6-81.3
Yes 484 79 15.5 12.1-19.7 405 84.5 80.3-87.9
Medicaid recipient
No 410 81 18.6 14.7-23.1 329 81.4 76.9-85.3
Yes 547 102 19.6 15.9-23.8 445 80.4 76.2-84.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 325 59 17.8 14.1-22.4 266 82.2 77.6-85.9
2500+ grams 632 124 19.3 16.3-22.6 508 80.7 77.4-83.7

*Asked of women who went for prenatal care.

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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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