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Mom Felt Down, Depressed or Hopeless Since Birth
       
2006 Maine Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  Always Often Sometimes Rarely Never
Demographic Groups Population %   CI   %   CI   %   CI   %   CI   %   CI  
  Total 14,110 1.4 0.8 - 2.4 6.3 4.8 - 8.1 25.7 22.9 - 28.7 38.3 35.2 - 41.6 28.3 25.4 - 31.4
Age                                
<20 years 1,122 0.1 0.0 - 0.4 9.9 4.0 - 22.8 31.2 18.7 - 47.3 31.7 19.9 - 46.4 27.1 15.8 - 42.4
20-24 years 3,506 2.4 1.0 - 5.4 8.6 5.5 - 13.3 26.9 21.4 - 33.2 34.1 28.1 - 40.7 28.0 22.3 - 34.4
25-34 years 7,467 0.9 0.4 - 2.2 5.1 3.5 - 7.4 24.0 20.5 - 28.0 41.7 37.4 - 46.1 28.3 24.5 - 32.6
35+ years 2,013 2.0 0.6 - 7.1 4.5 2.1 - 9.6 27.1 20.2 - 35.1 36.9 29.1 - 45.4 29.5 22.4 - 37.8
Mother's Race                                
White 13,467 1.4 0.8 - 2.5 6.2 4.8 - 8.1 25.7 22.8 - 28.8 38.5 35.3 - 41.8 28.2 25.2 - 31.4
Black 259 # # - # # # - # # # - # # # - # # # - #
Other  358 0.7 0.2 - 2.6 6.1 1.2 - 26.8 28.4 14.1 - 49.0 30.4 15.5 - 51.0 34.4 18.4 - 54.9
Hispanic Origin                                
Yes 179^ # # - # # # - # # # - # # # - # # # - #
No 13,905^ 1.4 0.8 - 2.4 6.3 4.9 - 8.2 25.7 22.9 - 28.8 38.3 35.2 - 41.6 28.3 25.3 - 31.4
Education                                
< High School 1,539 0.8 0.4 - 1.5 9.9 4.7 - 19.6 30.8 20.5 - 43.4 18.9 11.0 - 30.5 39.7 28.4 - 52.2
High School 4,747 2.9 1.4 - 5.9 7.6 5.0 - 11.3 25.1 20.3 - 30.5 35.3 29.9 - 41.2 29.2 24.1 - 34.8
> High School 7,783 0.7 0.3 - 2.0 4.7 3.2 - 6.9 25.1 21.7 - 28.9 43.8 39.7 - 47.9 25.7 22.2 - 29.5
Marital Status                                
Married 9,182 0.3 0.1 - 1.0 3.5 2.4 - 5.2 25.4 22.0 - 29.0 42.0 38.1 - 46.1 28.8 25.3 - 32.6
Other 4,922 3.0 1.7 - 5.5 10.5 7.5 - 14.5 26.2 21.4 - 31.6 32.8 27.7 - 38.3 27.6 22.7 - 33.0
Income                                
$14,999 or less 3,704** 2.8 1.3 - 5.8 9.5 6.2 - 14.3 30.9 24.9 - 37.5 27.5 22.0 - 33.8 29.4 23.5 - 36.0
$16,000-24,999 1,762** 3.0 1.1 - 8.4 7.4 3.9 - 13.6 23.2 16.4 - 31.7 34.9 26.7 - 44.0 31.5 23.6 - 40.6
$25,000-49,999 3,580** 0.7 0.2 - 3.4 5.1 2.9 - 8.9 24.7 19.4 - 30.8 44.3 37.8 - 51.0 25.2 19.9 - 31.4
$50,000 or more 4,501** 0.1 0.0 - 0.2 4.0 2.4 - 6.7 23.2 19.0 - 27.9 44.4 39.2 - 49.8 28.3 23.8 - 33.4
Enrolled in WIC                                
No 8,572** 0.4 0.1 - 1.2 4.6 3.2 - 6.7 25.4 22.0 - 29.2 43.6 39.6 - 47.7 26.0 22.6 - 29.7
Yes 4,878** 3.1 1.7 - 5.7 9.1 6.3 - 12.9 26.2 21.5 - 31.6 29.7 24.8 - 35.1 31.8 26.7 - 37.5
 
Enrolled in MaineCare/Medicaid                              
No 7,062** 0.1 0.0 - 0.2 3.7 2.4 - 5.6 24.7 21.2 - 28.6 43.2 39.0 - 47.6 28.3 24.6 - 32.4
Yes 6,485** 2.9 1.6 - 5.1 9.3 6.7 - 12.7 26.8 22.5 - 31.7 32.7 28.2 - 37.7 28.3 23.9 - 33.2
Infant's birth weight                                
<2500 grams 963 2.9 1.9 - 4.3 12.7 10.6 - 15.2 26.3 23.5 - 29.4 28.8 25.8 - 31.9 29.4 26.4 - 32.5
2500 grams or more 13,140 1.3 0.7 - 2.4 5.9 4.4 - 7.8 25.7 22.7 - 28.9 38.9 35.6 - 42.4 28.3 25.2 - 31.6
NOTES:
Population size for groups giving birth in Maine are taken from the Maine Vital Statistics System unless otherwise noted.
Unknowns are excluded from all tabulations.
*Survey Question 74a:  Since your new baby was born, how often have you felt down, depressed, or hopeless
    not depressed, a little depressed, moderately depressed, very depressed, or very depressed and had to get help always, often, sometimes, rarely, never
** Estimates of the population size for this group giving birth in Maine are made through PRAMS.
^ Estimate of Hispanic population giving birth in Maine is taken from the 2006 birth file.
# There were fewer than 10 survey respondents to this question.  Data may be unreliable for describing this group, therefore 
percent is not reported.
CI = 95% Confidence Interval
Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Office of Data, Research, and Vital Statistics
Mom Felt Down, Depressed or Hopeless Since Birth
                                             
2006 Maine Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
      Always Often Sometimes Rarely Never
Demographic Groups Population %   CI   %   CI   %   CI   %   CI   %   CI  
  Total 14,110 1.4 0.8 - 2.4 6.3 4.8 - 8.1 25.7 22.9 - 28.7 38.3 35.2 - 41.6 28.3 25.4 - 31.4
Age                                          
<20 years 1,122 0.1 0.0 - 0.4 9.9 4.0 - 22.8 31.2 18.7 - 47.3 31.7 19.9 - 46.4 27.1 15.8 - 42.4
20-24 years 3,506 2.4 1.0 - 5.4 8.6 5.5 - 13.3 26.9 21.4 - 33.2 34.1 28.1 - 40.7 28.0 22.3 - 34.4
25-34 years 7,467 0.9 0.4 - 2.2 5.1 3.5 - 7.4 24.0 20.5 - 28.0 41.7 37.4 - 46.1 28.3 24.5 - 32.6
35+ years 2,013 2.0 0.6 - 7.1 4.5 2.1 - 9.6 27.1 20.2 - 35.1 36.9 29.1 - 45.4 29.5 22.4 - 37.8
Mother's Race                                          
White 13,467 1.4 0.8 - 2.5 6.2 4.8 - 8.1 25.7 22.8 - 28.8 38.5 35.3 - 41.8 28.2 25.2 - 31.4
Black 259 # # - # # # - # # # - # # # - # # # - #
Other  358 0.7 0.2 - 2.6 6.1 1.2 - 26.8 28.4 14.1 - 49.0 30.4 15.5 - 51.0 34.4 18.4 - 54.9
Hispanic Origin                                          
Yes 179^ # # - # # # - # # # - # # # - # # # - #
No 13,905^ 1.4 0.8 - 2.4 6.3 4.9 - 8.2 25.7 22.9 - 28.8 38.3 35.2 - 41.6 28.3 25.3 - 31.4
Education                                          
< High School 1,539 0.8 0.4 - 1.5 9.9 4.7 - 19.6 30.8 20.5 - 43.4 18.9 11.0 - 30.5 39.7 28.4 - 52.2
High School 4,747 2.9 1.4 - 5.9 7.6 5.0 - 11.3 25.1 20.3 - 30.5 35.3 29.9 - 41.2 29.2 24.1 - 34.8
> High School 7,783 0.7 0.3 - 2.0 4.7 3.2 - 6.9 25.1 21.7 - 28.9 43.8 39.7 - 47.9 25.7 22.2 - 29.5
Marital Status                                          
Married 9,182 0.3 0.1 - 1.0 3.5 2.4 - 5.2 25.4 22.0 - 29.0 42.0 38.1 - 46.1 28.8 25.3 - 32.6
Other 4,922 3.0 1.7 - 5.5 10.5 7.5 - 14.5 26.2 21.4 - 31.6 32.8 27.7 - 38.3 27.6 22.7 - 33.0
Income                                          
$14,999 or less 3,836** 2.8 1.3 - 5.8 9.5 6.2 - 14.3 30.9 24.9 - 37.5 27.5 22.0 - 33.8 29.4 23.5 - 36.0
$16,000-24,999 1,811** 3.0 1.1 - 8.4 7.4 3.9 - 13.6 23.2 16.4 - 31.7 34.9 26.7 - 44.0 31.5 23.6 - 40.6
$25,000-49,999 3,169** 0.7 0.2 - 3.4 5.1 2.9 - 8.9 24.7 19.4 - 30.8 44.3 37.8 - 51.0 25.2 19.9 - 31.4
$50,000 or more 4,735** 0.1 0.0 - 0.2 4.0 2.4 - 6.7 23.2 19.0 - 27.9 44.4 39.2 - 49.8 28.3 23.8 - 33.4
Enrolled in WIC                                          
No 8,386** 0.4 0.1 - 1.2 4.6 3.2 - 6.7 25.4 22.0 - 29.2 43.6 39.6 - 47.7 26.0 22.6 - 29.7
Yes 5,060** 3.1 1.7 - 5.7 9.1 6.3 - 12.9 26.2 21.5 - 31.6 29.7 24.8 - 35.1 31.8 26.7 - 37.5
 
Enrolled in MaineCare/Medicaid                                        
No 7,236** 0.1 0.0 - 0.2 3.7 2.4 - 5.6 24.7 21.2 - 28.6 43.2 39.0 - 47.6 28.3 24.6 - 32.4
Yes 6,316** 2.9 1.6 - 5.1 9.3 6.7 - 12.7 26.8 22.5 - 31.7 32.7 28.2 - 37.7 28.3 23.9 - 33.2
Infant's birth weight                                          
<2500 grams 963 2.9 1.9 - 4.3 12.7 10.6 - 15.2 26.3 23.5 - 29.4 28.8 25.8 - 31.9 29.4 26.4 - 32.5
2500 grams or more 13,140 1.3 0.7 - 2.4 5.9 4.4 - 7.8 25.7 22.7 - 28.9 38.9 35.6 - 42.4 28.3 25.2 - 31.6
NOTES:
Population size for groups giving birth in Maine are taken from the Maine Vital Statistics System unless otherwise noted.
Unknowns are excluded from all tabulations.
*Survey Question 74a:  Since your new baby was born, how often have you felt down, depressed, or hopeless
    not depressed, a little depressed, moderately depressed, very depressed, or very depressed and had to get help always, often, sometimes, rarely, never
** Estimates of the population size for this group giving birth in Maine are made through PRAMS.
^ Estimate of Hispanic population giving birth in Maine is taken from the 2006 birth file.
# There were fewer than 10 survey respondents to this question.  Data may be unreliable for describing this group, therefore 
percent is not reported.
CI = 95% Confidence Interval
Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Office of Data, Research, and Vital Statistics