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2014 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MENTAL HEALTH

Before you got pregnant with your new baby, did a doctor, nurse or other health care worker tell you that you had any of the following health conditions? DEPRESSION

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 961 881 92.1 89.9-93.9 80 7.9 6.1-10.1
Age
< 20 years 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 214 197 91.6 86.1-95.0 17 8.4 5.0-13.9
25-34 years 536 497 93.5 90.6-95.6 39 6.5 4.4- 9.4
35+ years 163 145 88.6 81.6-93.2 18 11.4 6.8-18.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 502 457 91.5 88.3-93.8 45 8.5 6.2-11.7
Non-Hispanic Black 191 172 91.0 84.7-94.8 19 9.0 5.2-15.3
Non-Hispanic Other 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 190 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 177 158 87.4 79.9-92.3 19 12.6 7.7-20.1
High School 190 *** *** *** *** *** ***
> High School 593 545 92.8 90.0-94.8 48 7.2 5.2-10.0
Marital Status
Married 581 547 94.2 91.5-96.0 34 5.8 4.0- 8.5
Other 380 334 88.9 84.6-92.1 46 11.1 7.9-15.4
WIC recipient
No 552 522 95.5 93.0-97.1 30 4.5 2.9- 7.0
Yes 394 345 87.5 83.1-90.9 49 12.5 9.1-16.9
Medicaid recipient
No 586 559 95.5 93.2-97.1 27 4.5 2.9- 6.8
Yes 375 322 87.3 82.8-90.7 53 12.7 9.3-17.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 336 305 90.1 86.2-93.0 31 9.9 7.0-13.8
2500+ grams 625 576 92.3 89.8-94.2 49 7.7 5.8-10.2

The overall weighted response rate in 2014 was 55%. It fell short of the 60% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

*** 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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