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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

INTENDEDNESS OF PREGNANCY

Thinking back to just before you got pregnant, how did you feel about becoming pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
SOONER LATER THEN DID NOT WANT
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1655 310 16.4 14.2-18.8 549 32.5 29.6-35.6 636 41.0 38.0-44.2 160 10.1 8.3-12.2
Age
< 20 years 228 16 5.3 2.5-10.6 138 53.9 45.0-62.5 53 30.0 22.5-38.8 21 10.8 6.4-17.8
20-24 years 440 56 12.5 9.0-17.2 195 44.1 38.1-50.3 146 32.1 26.7-38.1 43 11.2 7.8-16.0
25-34 years 802 182 19.9 16.7-23.6 195 25.1 21.4-29.3 360 47.2 42.8-51.6 65 7.8 5.7-10.6
35+ years 185 56 24.7 17.7-33.5 21 8.8 4.7-16.0 77 50.0 40.6-59.4 31 16.4 10.4-25.1
Race
White 1123 234 17.7 15.2-20.6 306 27.9 24.7-31.4 509 47.3 43.7-51.0 74 7.0 5.3- 9.2
Black 472 65 11.0 7.6-15.8 217 46.1 39.6-52.8 109 23.5 18.4-29.6 81 19.3 14.5-25.3
Other 60 11 26.1 14.4-42.6 26 31.9 19.2-48.0 18 35.1 21.4-51.8 5 6.9 2.1-20.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 175 18 8.7 4.8-15.3 62 34.1 25.8-43.5 85 50.8 41.5-60.1 10 6.4 3.0-13.1
No 1478 292 17.5 15.2-20.1 486 32.3 29.2-35.5 550 39.6 36.4-42.9 150 10.6 8.6-12.9
Education
< High School 366 42 10.6 7.1-15.5 162 41.7 35.0-48.7 114 33.1 26.9-40.0 48 14.6 10.3-20.3
High School 516 85 13.8 10.4-18.1 214 40.9 35.3-46.7 158 34.0 28.8-39.7 59 11.3 8.1-15.6
> High School 768 183 21.0 17.7-24.8 171 22.7 19.1-26.7 362 49.4 45.0-53.9 52 6.9 4.8- 9.6
Marital Status
Married 1044 245 20.3 17.5-23.5 233 22.4 19.4-25.8 501 50.8 47.0-54.6 65 6.4 4.8- 8.7
Other 611 65 8.9 6.3-12.6 316 51.5 45.9-57.0 135 22.7 18.4-27.8 95 16.8 13.0-21.5
Income
15,999 or less 503 57 9.2 6.3-13.3 235 46.0 39.9-52.1 136 29.7 24.4-35.7 75 15.1 11.1-20.0
16,000-24,999 181 23 13.7 8.4-21.6 81 49.5 40.1-59.0 58 28.2 20.7-37.3 19 8.6 4.6-15.4
25,000-39,999 249 52 20.1 14.5-27.2 78 30.8 23.8-38.9 97 38.1 30.7-46.2 22 10.9 6.6-17.4
40,000 or more 557 156 22.8 18.9-27.3 87 16.2 12.8-20.5 289 55.8 50.7-60.8 25 5.1 3.2- 8.0
WIC recipient
No 858 207 21.8 18.6-25.4 194 21.1 17.8-24.9 402 51.0 46.7-55.2 55 6.1 4.3- 8.6
Yes 785 101 10.6 8.1-13.7 351 44.9 40.2-49.6 232 30.7 26.5-35.2 101 13.9 10.9-17.5
Medicaid recipient
No 823 204 21.0 17.8-24.6 172 20.5 17.2-24.2 407 52.9 48.6-57.1 40 5.6 3.9- 8.1
Yes 832 106 11.4 8.8-14.7 377 45.3 40.7-50.0 229 28.4 24.4-32.9 120 14.8 11.7-18.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 321 65 19.6 15.9-23.9 114 36.5 31.8-41.6 112 33.9 29.3-38.8 30 9.9 7.2-13.5
1500 - 2499 grams 497 100 18.8 15.7-22.3 182 38.1 33.9-42.4 161 31.5 27.7-35.7 54 11.6 9.0-14.8
2500+ grams 837 145 16.2 13.9-18.7 253 32.1 28.9-35.4 363 41.8 38.5-45.2 76 10.0 8.0-12.3

#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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