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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Preconception Health & Family Planning

How do you feel about having a child now or sometime in the future?

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  Total
Respond.^
Don't want a child Want child within next year Want child within 1-2 years Want child within 2+ years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 750 444 52.4 47.3-57.6 68 9.3 6.7-12.8 71 9.3 6.9-12.3 167 29.0 24.2-34.3
GENDER
Female 750 444 52.4 47.3-57.6 68 9.3 6.7-12.8 71 9.3 6.9-12.3 167 29.0 24.2-34.3
RACE
White 478 301 53.6 47.1-60.0 41 7.6 5.2-10.9 43 9.4 6.5-13.5 93 29.4 23.2-36.5
African American 152 *** *** *** 14 10.8 4.8-22.7 16 8.9 4.9-15.8 39 27.5 19.1-37.7
Native American 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 646 398 54.1 48.5-59.6 50 8.0 5.4-11.7 62 9.3 6.8-12.6 136 28.6 23.5-34.3
AGE
18-34 353 120 31.9 25.9-38.6 45 12.4 8.4-17.9 51 12.1 8.6-16.7 137 43.7 36.7-50.9
35-44 366 295 83.8 78.4-88.0 23 4.8 2.7- 8.4 19 4.9 2.8- 8.4 29 6.5 4.1-10.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 171 *** *** *** 11 5.8 3.0-11.0 12 6.8 3.4-13.3 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 198 123 54.9 45.8-63.6 11 7.2 3.6-13.8 15 8.4 4.4-15.4 49 29.5 21.7-38.7
College Graduate 302 176 51.7 44.4-59.0 35 12.4 8.1-18.4 38 15.0 10.6-20.8 53 20.9 15.5-27.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 137 *** *** *** 14 9.3 5.1-16.4 12 9.2 4.7-17.0 40 34.6 25.2-45.4
$25,000- 34,999 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 15.3 8.5-26.1
$35,000- 49,999 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 10.0 5.2-18.5 *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 143 *** *** *** 16 10.2 5.1-19.2 17 14.0 7.3-25.1 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 131 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 17.5 9.9-29.2
No 616 352 50.6 45.0-56.2 54 7.3 5.2-10.2 64 10.4 7.6-13.9 146 31.7 26.3-37.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 15 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 735 435 52.4 47.2-57.6 67 9.3 6.7-12.9 71 9.4 7.0-12.5 162 28.8 24.0-34.1

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*Asked only of females ages 18 to 44.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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