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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Family Planning

Thinking back to your last pregnancy, just before you got pregnant, how did you feel about becoming pregnant?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Wanted sooner Wanted later Wanted then Didn't want to be pregnant
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 555 80 13.2 9.3-18.4 133 24.9 19.9-30.6 247 43.9 37.7-50.3 95 18.1 13.6-23.6
GENDER
Female 555 80 13.2 9.3-18.4 133 24.9 19.9-30.6 247 43.9 37.7-50.3 95 18.1 13.6-23.6
RACE
White 370 68 17.3 11.7-24.9 74 20.9 15.4-27.7 185 50.4 42.6-58.2 43 11.3 7.3-17.2
African American 138 7 4.1 1.7- 9.9 45 30.8 20.6-43.3 44 28.2 18.6-40.4 42 36.8 25.4-49.9
Other Minorities 40 5 12.4 3.9-32.7 13 34.1 17.3-56.1 15 46.8 26.5-68.3 7 6.7 2.6-16.1
HISPANIC
Yes 26 3 8.9 2.5-27.1 9 35.5 14.9-63.3 11 50.2 24.9-75.5 3 5.4 1.5-17.9
No 529 77 13.4 9.3-18.8 124 24.4 19.3-30.3 236 43.6 37.3-50.2 92 18.6 14.0-24.3
AGE
18-24 126 7 4.0 1.6- 9.8 65 47.8 35.3-60.5 36 37.7 25.5-51.7 18 10.5 5.2-20.1
25-34 294 48 16.0 9.7-25.0 59 18.9 13.1-26.3 137 44.6 36.3-53.3 50 20.6 14.1-29.1
35-44 135 25 20.2 12.0-31.9 9 4.9 2.4- 9.9 74 51.6 39.6-63.5 27 23.3 14.0-36.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 37 3 6.2 1.7-20.4 8 24.0 9.9-47.5 15 45.7 23.8-69.3 11 24.1 9.5-48.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 156 20 8.0 4.2-14.6 41 26.7 17.8-38.0 63 45.5 34.3-57.1 32 19.9 12.2-30.8
Some Post-H.S. 167 18 11.0 6.1-18.9 49 36.0 25.8-47.6 72 37.7 28.0-48.5 28 15.4 8.8-25.5
College Graduate 194 39 23.3 13.7-36.6 35 13.1 8.6-19.4 96 47.2 36.7-58.0 24 16.4 9.8-26.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 41 5 3.8 1.2-11.3 12 21.5 9.3-42.3 10 28.5 11.6-55.0 14 46.1 24.5-69.4
$15,000- 24,999 98 7 3.7 1.4- 9.2 39 43.3 29.7-58.0 27 27.5 17.2-40.8 25 25.5 14.8-40.4
$25,000- 34,999 95 7 2.3 1.0- 5.3 35 44.2 29.4-60.1 40 37.9 24.9-52.8 13 15.7 7.6-29.7
$35,000- 49,999 103 15 15.5 8.3-27.2 15 13.4 7.3-23.2 62 59.7 46.4-71.8 11 11.4 5.2-23.0
$50,000+ 153 34 25.6 14.5-41.1 19 11.7 6.7-19.4 84 53.9 41.2-66.0 16 8.8 4.1-17.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 28 4 13.2 4.6-32.2 7 21.5 9.3-42.3 10 32.1 16.1-53.7 7 33.2 13.1-62.1
Cumberland 47 3 7.0 2.2-19.9 21 45.9 31.5-61.0 13 27.8 16.2-43.4 10 19.3 10.0-33.9
Durham 45 5 8.0 3.0-19.6 13 33.0 19.5-50.2 17 43.3 27.4-60.7 10 15.7 7.8-29.1
Forsyth 30 5 18.7 7.9-38.1 6 15.8 6.7-33.1 13 45.0 27.8-63.5 6 20.5 9.2-39.9
Gaston 47 8 18.9 9.6-33.7 7 18.0 7.9-36.0 23 47.2 32.5-62.4 9 16.0 7.9-29.5
Guilford 39 1 2.4 0.3-15.1 12 30.4 17.3-47.7 22 56.1 39.4-71.5 4 11.2 4.0-27.7
Mecklenburg 38 12 32.0 18.4-49.5 9 28.8 14.8-48.5 12 23.0 12.4-38.6 5 16.2 5.9-37.3
New Hanover 41 5 16.4 6.0-37.4 10 23.6 12.6-39.8 22 52.0 35.6-68.0 4 8.0 2.9-20.2
Onslow 58 12 17.3 9.6-29.2 12 24.3 13.3-40.3 26 43.6 30.3-57.9 8 14.8 6.9-28.7
Wake 32 3 10.6 3.2-29.8 3 13.1 4.2-33.9 21 66.9 46.6-82.4 5 9.4 3.4-23.1
Western NC 40 8 12.5 5.8-24.7 8 23.8 12.0-41.8 21 56.8 40.0-72.1 3 6.9 2.1-20.9
Piedmont NC 58 8 9.5 4.0-20.7 13 22.7 12.5-37.8 25 48.7 34.0-63.7 12 19.0 10.2-32.8
Eastern NC 52 6 15.0 5.2-36.3 12 25.3 14.0-41.4 22 33.0 20.2-49.0 12 26.7 14.8-43.3

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* This question was asked of female respondents who reported being ages 18-44 years old.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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