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2015 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MENTAL HEALTH

Since your new baby was born how often have you felt down, depressed or hopeless?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Always or Often Sometimes Rarely Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 890 60 6.0 4.4- 8.2 185 20.2 17.3-23.6 302 34.2 30.6-38.1 343 39.5 35.7-43.5
Age
< 20 years 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 40.9 24.0-60.2 14 35.1 19.6-54.7
20-24 years 159 *** *** *** 42 25.8 18.4-34.8 42 26.6 18.8-36.1 61 41.1 32.1-50.8
25-34 years 524 33 5.9 3.9- 9.0 96 17.2 13.7-21.4 188 35.9 31.2-40.8 207 41.0 36.0-46.1
35+ years 164 *** *** *** 36 24.8 17.8-33.5 58 35.1 27.1-44.1 61 33.6 25.8-42.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 482 31 5.9 3.8- 9.1 97 21.5 17.4-26.2 184 37.7 32.8-42.9 170 34.8 30.0-40.0
Non-Hispanic Black 209 *** *** *** 47 21.4 15.3-29.2 54 26.9 19.4-35.9 91 45.3 36.5-54.3
Non-Hispanic Other 61 *** *** *** 17 24.7 14.4-39.0 24 39.0 25.8-54.0 18 33.1 20.4-48.8
Latina 122 *** *** *** 22 13.8 8.1-22.6 35 30.1 21.3-40.6 57 49.8 39.4-60.2
Education
< High School 117 *** *** *** 26 17.7 10.7-27.8 30 27.0 18.0-38.3 49 46.1 35.0-57.6
High School 167 *** *** *** 37 18.6 12.6-26.7 53 30.5 22.7-39.6 63 42.2 33.3-51.5
> High School 600 33 4.3 2.8- 6.7 121 21.6 17.9-25.7 217 37.0 32.5-41.7 229 37.1 32.7-41.8
Marital Status
Married 590 32 5.2 3.4- 8.0 110 18.7 15.4-22.7 226 39.4 34.9-44.2 222 36.6 32.2-41.3
Other 300 28 7.4 4.6-11.5 75 22.8 17.5-29.3 76 25.3 19.5-32.1 121 44.5 37.5-51.7
WIC recipient
No 539 32 4.4 2.8- 6.9 95 18.3 14.7-22.5 205 39.0 34.3-44.0 207 38.3 33.6-43.2
Yes 338 26 8.2 5.3-12.5 88 22.8 17.9-28.6 94 28.2 22.6-34.5 130 40.8 34.5-47.5
Medicaid recipient
No 551 28 3.9 2.4- 6.3 101 18.2 14.8-22.2 209 39.2 34.5-44.1 213 38.7 34.1-43.6
Yes 339 32 9.0 6.0-13.4 84 23.1 18.0-29.1 93 27.3 21.8-33.6 130 40.6 34.2-47.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 319 30 9.5 6.8-13.3 70 23.3 18.9-28.3 99 30.2 25.5-35.5 120 37.0 31.9-42.4
2500+ grams 571 30 5.7 4.0- 8.1 115 20.0 16.8-23.6 203 34.6 30.6-38.8 223 39.7 35.6-44.0

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.

This page was generated on 26OCT17

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