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Table 1 Description of the Katrina Moms study population, southern Louisiana, 2006–2007.

From: Postpartum mental health after Hurricane Katrina: A cohort study

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