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2003 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 1461 762 51.6 48.3-54.8 699 48.4 45.2-51.7
Age
< 20 years 161 125 75.3 64.9-83.3 36 24.7 16.7-35.1
20-24 years 396 278 72.1 66.2-77.3 118 27.9 22.7-33.8
25-34 years 720 280 37.3 33.0-41.7 440 62.7 58.3-67.0
35+ years 184 79 42.5 33.6-51.9 105 57.5 48.1-66.4
Race
White 995 433 46.1 42.4-49.9 562 53.9 50.1-57.6
Black 402 295 69.4 62.7-75.4 107 30.6 24.6-37.3
Other 64 34 50.9 36.1-65.6 30 49.1 34.4-63.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 145 66 50.2 40.7-59.7 79 49.8 40.3-59.3
No 1313 695 51.8 48.4-55.2 618 48.2 44.8-51.6
Education
< High School 317 213 62.5 55.3-69.1 104 37.5 30.9-44.7
High School 431 277 64.5 58.5-70.0 154 35.5 30.0-41.5
> High School 711 271 38.4 34.0-42.9 440 61.6 57.1-66.0
Marital Status
Married 916 336 36.8 33.1-40.7 580 63.2 59.3-66.9
Other 545 426 78.6 73.6-82.8 119 21.4 17.2-26.4
Income
15,999 or less 398 299 73.1 66.9-78.5 99 26.9 21.5-33.1
16,000-24,999 191 110 57.5 48.5-65.9 81 42.5 34.1-51.5
25,000-39,999 210 120 53.6 45.1-62.0 90 46.4 38.0-54.9
40,000 or more 497 127 26.7 22.2-31.7 370 73.3 68.3-77.8
WIC recipient
No 756 276 35.8 31.7-40.1 480 64.2 59.9-68.3
Yes 696 479 68.2 63.5-72.5 217 31.8 27.5-36.5
Medicaid recipient
No 700 229 32.9 28.7-37.2 471 67.1 62.8-71.3
Yes 761 533 69.2 64.7-73.3 228 30.8 26.7-35.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 669 376 59.4 55.7-62.9 293 40.6 37.1-44.3
2500+ grams 792 386 50.9 47.4-54.4 406 49.1 45.6-52.6

#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 22MAR05

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