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2001 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 1653 876 52.2 49.1-55.4 777 47.8 44.6-50.9
Age
< 20 years 229 184 76.2 67.8-82.9 45 23.8 17.1-32.2
20-24 years 438 289 66.7 60.6-72.2 149 33.3 27.8-39.4
25-34 years 798 320 39.6 35.3-44.1 478 60.4 55.9-64.7
35+ years 188 83 41.4 32.4-50.9 105 58.6 49.1-67.6
Race
White 1120 496 45.0 41.4-48.7 624 55.0 51.3-58.6
Black 474 350 75.3 69.3-80.5 124 24.7 19.5-30.7
Other 59 30 36.4 22.8-52.6 29 63.6 47.4-77.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 175 87 47.2 38.0-56.5 88 52.8 43.5-62.0
No 1476 787 53.0 49.6-56.3 689 47.0 43.7-50.4
Education
< High School 365 251 65.0 58.1-71.3 114 35.0 28.7-41.9
High School 513 335 65.5 59.9-70.8 178 34.5 29.2-40.1
> High School 770 287 37.7 33.4-42.2 483 62.3 57.8-66.6
Marital Status
Married 1044 396 38.2 34.5-42.0 648 61.8 58.0-65.5
Other 609 480 78.6 73.6-82.8 129 21.4 17.2-26.4
Income
15,999 or less 506 373 71.0 65.1-76.2 133 29.0 23.8-34.9
16,000-24,999 182 121 67.3 58.0-75.4 61 32.7 24.6-42.0
25,000-39,999 249 128 53.4 45.4-61.3 121 46.6 38.7-54.6
40,000 or more 553 153 29.2 24.7-34.1 400 70.8 65.9-75.3
WIC recipient
No 852 326 36.8 32.8-41.1 526 63.2 58.9-67.2
Yes 789 541 68.3 63.8-72.5 248 31.7 27.5-36.2
Medicaid recipient
No 818 288 35.0 31.1-39.3 530 65.0 60.7-68.9
Yes 835 588 70.3 65.9-74.4 247 29.7 25.6-34.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 322 182 58.5 53.5-63.4 140 41.5 36.6-46.5
1500 - 2499 grams 494 283 60.0 55.8-64.1 211 40.0 35.9-44.2
2500+ grams 837 411 51.6 48.2-55.0 426 48.4 45.0-51.8

#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.

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