Table 1

Description of the Katrina Moms study population, southern Louisiana, 2006–2007.

Initial study population (n = 365)

completed mental health assessment at 8 weeks (n = 292)



N

%

N

%


Age

18–22

58

16

44

15

>22–28

116

32

87

30

>28–33

103

28

84

29

>33

88

24

77

26

Race

white

232

65

195

68

black

114

32

83

29

other

13

4

10

4

Education

< high school

37

10

21

7

high school diploma

79

22

60

21

some college/associates' degree

104

29

85

30

college degree

92

26

80

28

> college

43

12

37

13

Marital status

married

214

59

189

65

living with partner

76

21

56

19

separated/divorced

11

3

8

3

never married

60

17

37

13

Income

<$20000

88

25

61

21

$20000–$60000

164

46

136

48

>$60000

101

29

88

31

Hospital of recruitment

New Orleans

249

68

206

71

Baton Rouge

116

32

86

29


* N may not add to column head due to missing data.

Harville et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2009 9:21   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-9-21

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