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2015 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 871 776 89.8 87.1-92.0 95 10.2 8.0-12.9
Age
< 20 years 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 156 131 84.5 75.9-90.4 25 15.5 9.6-24.1
25-34 years 513 466 92.0 88.7-94.4 47 8.0 5.6-11.3
35+ years 160 143 88.3 81.0-93.1 17 11.7 6.9-19.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 474 413 87.6 83.5-90.7 61 12.4 9.3-16.5
Non-Hispanic Black 202 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 118 95 80.3 69.9-87.7 23 19.7 12.3-30.1
High School 167 145 90.4 84.3-94.3 22 9.6 5.7-15.7
> High School 580 530 91.8 88.6-94.2 50 8.2 5.8-11.4
Marital Status
Married 579 523 90.6 87.3-93.1 56 9.4 6.9-12.7
Other 292 253 88.5 83.2-92.3 39 11.5 7.7-16.8
WIC recipient
No 528 481 91.8 88.5-94.3 47 8.2 5.7-11.5
Yes 331 285 87.3 82.4-91.0 46 12.7 9.0-17.6
Medicaid recipient
No 539 493 91.6 88.4-94.1 46 8.4 5.9-11.6
Yes 332 283 87.3 82.2-91.0 49 12.7 9.0-17.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 311 269 86.0 81.6-89.4 42 14.0 10.6-18.4
2500+ grams 560 507 90.2 87.2-92.5 53 9.8 7.5-12.8

The overall weighted response rate in 2015 was 51%. It fell short of the 55% 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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