U.S. mothers with postpartum depression in 2004, 2008 and 2012, by education level

This statistic displays the percentage of new mothers in the U.S. that experienced postpartum depression in 27 states in the years 2004, 2008, and 2012, by education level. According to the data, in 2012, 13.4 percent of new mothers with less than 12 years of education experienced postpartum depression symptoms.

Percentage of U.S. new mothers with postpartum depression symptoms in 2004, 2008, and 2012, by education level

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Release date

February 2017


United States

Survey time period

2004, 2008, and 2012

Special properties

Only states that participated in the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System

Supplementary notes

Includes data from 27 U.S. states.

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