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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

Preconception Health Indicators Women 18-44

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

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES OFTEN ALWAYS
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1106 282 27.0 24.0-30.2 325 30.9 27.8-34.1 340 29.1 26.1-32.3 125 10.3 8.4-12.5 34 2.8 1.8- 4.2
Age
18-19 years 85 14 22.1 13.0-35.0 22 29.4 19.1-42.4 27 25.9 16.4-38.4 16 14.6 8.0-25.3 6 8.0 3.2-18.5
20-24 years 262 79 30.7 24.5-37.7 68 27.9 22.0-34.8 75 28.5 22.5-35.3 31 10.0 6.5-14.9 9 2.9 1.3- 6.5
25-34 years 587 148 26.3 22.4-30.7 179 31.4 27.3-35.8 184 30.3 26.3-34.8 61 9.8 7.4-13.0 15 2.1 1.1- 4.0
35-44 years 172 41 25.4 18.7-33.6 56 35.1 27.5-43.7 54 27.5 20.7-35.5 17 10.0 5.8-16.7 4 1.9 0.6- 6.1
Race
White 809 183 25.2 21.9-28.7 247 31.3 27.8-35.0 262 30.7 27.2-34.4 93 10.0 7.9-12.5 24 2.8 1.8- 4.5
Black 247 85 33.1 26.2-40.9 61 28.4 21.8-36.0 64 24.9 18.8-32.3 28 10.6 6.7-16.4 9 2.9 1.2- 7.0
Other 50 14 24.8 13.4-41.4 17 37.3 23.1-54.0 14 23.3 12.8-38.5 4 14.1 5.3-32.3 1 0.6 0.1- 3.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 131 33 28.8 20.8-38.3 34 25.5 18.1-34.7 45 33.2 24.8-42.8 13 9.7 5.3-17.1 6 2.8 1.0- 8.0
No 975 249 26.7 23.5-30.1 291 31.8 28.5-35.3 295 28.4 25.2-31.8 112 10.4 8.3-12.8 28 2.8 1.8- 4.3
Education
< High School 159 40 27.0 19.5-36.1 33 22.4 15.5-31.1 57 33.8 25.6-43.1 22 13.0 7.9-20.7 7 3.8 1.5- 9.6
High School 310 102 33.0 27.2-39.5 68 26.3 20.9-32.5 87 27.5 22.2-33.7 40 9.7 6.6-13.9 13 3.5 1.8- 6.7
> High School 634 139 23.3 19.8-27.3 224 36.3 32.1-40.6 196 28.6 24.8-32.7 61 9.7 7.4-12.7 14 2.1 1.1- 3.8
Marital Status
Married 700 160 23.7 20.3-27.5 232 35.1 31.2-39.1 222 30.3 26.6-34.3 71 9.1 7.0-11.7 15 1.8 1.0- 3.3
Other 406 122 31.8 26.6-37.5 93 24.7 20.0-30.1 118 27.3 22.4-32.7 54 12.0 8.7-16.3 19 4.2 2.4- 7.3
Income
14,999 or less 311 71 22.9 17.8-29.0 77 26.3 20.9-32.5 99 33.4 27.5-40.0 45 11.8 8.2-16.5 19 5.6 3.3- 9.5
15,000-24,999 147 51 37.7 29.0-47.4 32 22.8 15.8-31.6 40 26.0 18.7-34.9 18 10.6 6.1-17.7 6 2.9 1.0- 8.1
25,000-49,999 228 57 28.5 22.1-35.9 69 33.0 26.3-40.6 75 28.7 22.4-35.8 22 7.8 4.6-12.8 5 2.0 0.7- 5.5
50,000 or more 375 83 22.8 18.4-27.8 138 37.9 32.6-43.5 115 28.1 23.3-33.4 35 10.4 7.3-14.6 4 0.8 0.2- 2.5
WIC recipient
No 608 138 23.8 20.1-27.9 212 36.6 32.4-41.1 183 27.9 24.1-32.1 60 9.4 7.0-12.4 15 2.3 1.2- 4.2
Yes 496 143 30.2 25.6-35.3 113 24.9 20.6-29.7 156 30.3 25.7-35.2 65 11.3 8.4-15.0 19 3.3 1.9- 5.7
Medicaid recipient
No 565 130 24.0 20.3-28.2 189 35.2 30.9-39.8 175 28.5 24.5-32.8 60 10.2 7.7-13.5 11 2.0 1.0- 3.9
Yes 541 152 29.7 25.3-34.5 136 26.9 22.7-31.6 165 29.6 25.3-34.4 65 10.3 7.7-13.7 23 3.5 2.1- 5.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 371 88 24.7 20.6-29.5 85 21.8 17.9-26.2 128 33.5 28.9-38.4 54 15.1 11.8-19.2 16 4.8 3.0- 7.7
2500+ grams 735 194 27.2 24.0-30.6 240 31.7 28.3-35.2 212 28.7 25.5-32.2 71 9.9 7.9-12.3 18 2.6 1.6- 4.2

~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.

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