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Mom Felt Down, Depressed or Hopeless Since Birth
                                             
2007 Maine Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
      Always Often Sometimes Rarely Never
Demographic Groups Population %   CI   %   CI   %   CI   %   CI   %   CI  
  Total 14,110 1.0 0.5 - 2.1 7.5 5.9 - 9.6 22.9 20.2 - 25.8 40.1 36.8 - 43.4 28.6 25.7 - 31.7
Age                                                                                                                                                                 
<20 years 1,176 3.7 0.9 - 13.3 14.9 7.8 - 26.6 29.3 19.4 - 41.7 31.2 20.9 - 43.8 20.9 12.4 - 33.0
20-24 years 3,620 1.2 0.4 - 3.9 10.3 6.9 - 15.2 26.4 20.9 - 32.8 36.4 30.2 - 43.1 25.7 20.3 - 32.0
25-34 years 7,307 0.7 0.2 - 2.5 5.5 3.8 - 8.1 20.0 16.6 - 23.9 42.4 37.9 - 46.9 31.4 27.3 - 35.8
35+ years 2,007 0.1 0.0 - 0.5 4.8 2.1 - 10.7 22.5 16.2 - 30.3 44.0 35.8 - 52.5 28.6 21.6 - 36.7
Mother's Race                                          
White 13,392 1.0 0.5 - 2.2 7.7 6.0 - 9.8 23.0 20.2 - 26.0 40.3 37.0 - 43.7 28.1 25.1 - 31.2
Black 330 # # - # # # - # # # - # # # - # # # - #
Other  373 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 37.6 17.7 - 62.9 32.5 14.5 - 57.8 29.9 13.2 - 54.5
Hispanic Origin                                          
Yes 208^ # # - # # # - # # # - # # # - # # # - #
No 13,871^ 1.0 0.5 - 2.1 7.5 5.8 - 9.5 22.8 20.1 - 25.8 40.5 37.2 - 43.8 28.3 25.3 - 31.4
Education                                          
< High School 1,490 4.0 1.2 - 12.8 12.9 6.5 - 24.0 28.0 18.3 - 40.2 30.6 20.4 - 43.1 24.5 15.5 - 36.5
High School 4,761 1.8 0.7 - 4.4 9.0 6.1 - 13.0 25.6 20.8 - 31.1 31.4 26.2 - 37.0 32.3 27.1 - 38.0
> High School 7,798 0.0 0.0 - 0.1 5.4 3.8 - 7.7 20.5 17.3 - 24.1 46.7 42.5 - 51.0 27.3 23.7 - 31.3
Marital Status                                          
Married 8,592 0.4 0.1 - 2.0 5.6 4.0 - 7.8 19.8 16.7 - 23.2 44.2 40.1 - 48.3 30.1 26.5 - 34.0
Other 5,515 2.0 0.9 - 4.4 10.4 7.3 - 14.5 27.5 22.7 - 32.8 33.9 28.8 - 39.5 26.3 21.6 - 31.5
Income                                          
$14,999 or less 4,090** 2.7 1.1 - 6.6 11.4 7.4 - 17.3 29.3 23.1 - 36.4 30.8 24.4 - 38.0 25.8 19.9 - 32.6
$16,000-24,999 1,821** 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 13.0 8.0 - 20.5 21.5 14.9 - 29.9 36.2 27.9 - 45.5 29.3 21.6 - 38.4
$25,000-49,999 3,054** 0.7 0.1 - 3.6 6.5 3.9 - 10.8 18.3 13.6 - 24.1 49.5 42.8 - 56.3 25.0 19.6 - 31.3
$50,000 or more 4,547** 0.6 0.1 - 3.5 4.0 2.3 - 6.8 19.7 15.7 - 24.5 44.4 39.1 - 49.9 31.3 26.4 - 36.6
Enrolled in WIC                                          
No 8,149** 0.4 0.1 - 2.0 5.8 4.1 - 8.2 21.2 18.0 - 24.9 42.0 37.9 - 46.1 30.7 27.0 - 34.6
Yes 5,221** 1.7 0.7 - 4.1 10.4 7.4 - 14.5 24.6 20.1 - 29.7 37.7 32.4 - 43.3 25.6 21.0 - 30.9
 
Enrolled in MaineCare/Medicaid                                        
No 6,485** 0.4 0.1 - 2.5 4.0 2.6 - 6.2 19.1 15.7 - 22.9 45.5 40.9 - 50.1 31.1 27.0 - 35.5
Yes 7,027** 1.5 0.7 - 3.4 10.8 8.0 - 14.3 26.4 22.4 - 30.9 35.1 30.6 - 39.8 26.3 22.3 - 30.7
Infant's birth weight                                          
<2500 grams 892 1.3 0.6 - 2.5 6.5 4.9 - 8.4 27.0 24.0 - 30.2 38.5 35.1 - 41.9 26.9 23.9 - 30.1
2500 grams or more 13,207 1.0 0.5 - 2.2 7.6 5.9 - 9.7 22.6 19.8 - 25.7 40.2 36.7 - 43.7 28.7 25.6 - 32.0
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 2007 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