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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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When you got pregnant with your new baby, were you trying to become pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1825 1000 54.3 51.2-57.3 825 45.7 42.7-48.8
Age
< 20 years 232 180 76.5 68.2-83.2 52 23.5 16.8-31.8
20-24 years 489 337 69.6 63.8-74.8 152 30.4 25.2-36.2
25-34 years 892 381 41.3 37.2-45.7 511 58.7 54.3-62.8
35+ years 212 102 47.4 38.6-56.4 110 52.6 43.6-61.4
Race
White 1216 545 45.9 42.4-49.5 671 54.1 50.5-57.6
Black 552 422 79.4 74.0-84.0 130 20.6 16.0-26.0
Other 57 33 60.6 42.5-76.1 24 39.4 23.9-57.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 69 47.8 37.9-57.8 78 52.2 42.2-62.1
No 1677 931 55.1 51.9-58.3 746 44.9 41.7-48.1
Education
< High School 398 283 67.9 61.5-73.8 115 32.1 26.2-38.5
High School 601 382 64.6 59.3-69.6 219 35.4 30.4-40.7
> High School 824 334 39.6 35.4-44.1 490 60.4 55.9-64.6
Marital Status
Married 1162 458 40.0 36.4-43.7 704 60.0 56.3-63.6
Other 663 542 82.3 77.8-86.0 121 17.7 14.0-22.2
Income
15,999 or less 538 397 72.7 67.1-77.6 141 27.3 22.4-32.9
16,000-24,999 244 163 65.8 57.6-73.2 81 34.2 26.8-42.4
25,000-39,999 264 154 59.2 51.3-66.7 110 40.8 33.3-48.7
40,000 or more 612 172 28.3 23.9-33.1 440 71.7 66.9-76.1
WIC recipient
No 978 408 40.2 36.2-44.3 570 59.8 55.7-63.8
Yes 837 587 69.9 65.6-73.9 250 30.1 26.1-34.4
Medicaid recipient
No 893 322 37.1 33.1-41.3 571 62.9 58.7-66.9
Yes 932 678 71.3 67.2-75.2 254 28.7 24.8-32.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 363 205 57.6 52.9-62.1 158 42.4 37.9-47.1
1500 - 2499 grams 575 330 59.6 55.7-63.4 245 40.4 36.6-44.3
2500+ grams 887 465 53.9 50.6-57.1 422 46.1 42.9-49.4

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

This page was generated on 24NOV03

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