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Table 1 Hospital admissions for psychiatric disorders in primiparous mothers, 2001–2010, New South Wales, Australia

From: The increased trend in mothers’ hospital admissions for psychiatric disorders in the first year after birth between 2001 and 2010 in New South Wales, Australia

Year Primiparous mothers (n) Principal diagnosis All diagnoses
   Mothers Rate (%) 95% CI Mothers Rate (%) 95% CI
2001 34,816 273 0.78 0.69 0.87 615 1.77 1.63 1.91
2002 34,463 430 1.25 1.13 1.37 760 2.21 2.05 2.37
2003 35,091 359 1.02 0.91 1.13 952 2.71 2.54 2.88
2004 34,877 436 1.25 1.13 1.37 1,145 3.28 3.09 3.47
2005 36,157 860 2.38 2.22 2.54 1,299 3.59 3.40 3.78
2006 36,509 779 2.13 1.98 2.28 1,088 2.98 2.81 3.15
2007 38,379 761 1.98 1.84 2.12 1,064 2.77 2.61 2.93
2008 38,330 771 2.01 1.87 2.15 1,018 2.66 2.50 2.82
2009 38,960 752 1.93 1.79 2.07 1,030 2.64 2.48 2.80
2010 39,573 719 1.82 1.69 1.95 1,189 3.00 2.83 3.17
Total 367,155 6140 1.67 1.63 1.71 10,160 2.77 2.72 2.82
   Hospital admissions#    Hospital admissions#   
2001 34,816 404 1.16 1.05 1.27 832 2.39 2.23 2.55
2002 34,463 521 1.51 1.38 1.64 938 2.72 2.55 2.89
2003 35,091 548 1.56 1.43 1.69 1,251 3.57 3.38 3.76
2004 34,877 530 1.52 1.39 1.65 1,357 3.89 3.69 4.09
2005 36,157 1015 2.81 2.64 2.98 1,530 4.23 4.02 4.44
2006 36,509 1001 2.74 2.57 2.91 1,407 3.85 3.65 4.05
2007 38,379 994 2.59 2.43 2.75 1,421 3.70 3.51 3.89
2008 38,330 945 2.47 2.31 2.63 1,273 3.32 3.14 3.50
2009 38,960 1022 2.62 2.46 2.78 1,368 3.51 3.33 3.69
2010 39,573 904 2.28 2.13 2.43 1,459 3.69 3.5 3.88
Total 367,155 7884 2.15 2.10 2.20 12,836 3.50 3.44 3.56
  1. #A mother may be admitted to hospital for psychiatric disorders more than one time.
  2. CI: confidence interval.