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2004 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 1552 262 15.3 13.3-17.7 508 33.2 30.3-36.2 578 40.7 37.6-43.8 204 10.8 9.0-12.9
Age
< 20 years 165 17 10.8 6.0-18.8 84 50.3 40.3-60.3 36 24.2 16.6-33.9 28 14.7 8.9-23.2
20-24 years 401 35 9.1 6.1-13.3 183 44.6 38.6-50.8 127 36.0 30.2-42.1 56 10.3 7.2-14.7
25-34 years 794 153 17.4 14.4-20.8 217 27.5 23.8-31.5 336 45.2 41.0-49.5 88 9.9 7.6-12.8
35+ years 192 57 26.0 19.0-34.4 24 14.5 9.2-22.1 79 47.6 38.9-56.4 32 12.0 7.5-18.5
Race
White 1073 204 16.8 14.3-19.6 321 30.7 27.4-34.1 455 45.7 42.1-49.3 93 6.9 5.3- 9.0
Black 416 44 9.1 6.0-13.6 166 40.6 34.2-47.3 105 27.2 21.7-33.5 101 23.2 18.0-29.3
Other 63 14 22.8 12.7-37.4 21 39.5 26.1-54.7 18 23.7 13.6-38.1 10 14.0 6.6-27.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 177 24 12.7 8.0-19.7 60 34.0 26.2-42.8 83 48.6 40.0-57.4 10 4.6 2.1- 9.9
No 1375 238 15.8 13.6-18.3 448 33.1 30.0-36.3 495 39.2 36.1-42.5 194 11.9 9.9-14.2
Education
< High School 318 42 15.1 10.7-20.9 110 33.7 27.4-40.7 108 38.4 31.8-45.4 58 12.8 8.9-18.0
High School 439 56 11.1 7.9-15.3 174 38.9 33.2-45.0 135 34.3 28.9-40.2 74 15.7 11.8-20.5
> High School 792 164 18.1 15.1-21.6 223 29.4 25.6-33.4 333 45.6 41.4-49.9 72 6.9 5.1- 9.3
Marital Status
Married 953 204 18.8 16.0-22.0 232 24.7 21.6-28.2 439 49.3 45.5-53.1 78 7.1 5.4- 9.3
Other 599 58 10.0 7.2-13.6 276 46.2 41.0-51.5 139 27.4 22.9-32.5 126 16.4 12.9-20.6
Income
14,999 or less 456 54 13.0 9.5-17.6 185 36.9 31.4-42.9 128 33.0 27.6-38.9 89 17.0 13.0-21.9
15,000-24,999 242 26 9.7 5.9-15.5 103 44.0 36.3-52.1 77 35.1 27.8-43.0 36 11.2 7.2-17.1
25,000-49,999 315 53 15.7 11.5-21.1 109 37.2 30.9-43.9 111 37.1 30.9-43.7 42 10.1 6.8-14.7
50,000 or more 416 118 23.7 19.2-28.8 71 18.4 14.2-23.4 210 53.5 47.7-59.2 17 4.5 2.6- 7.7
WIC recipient
No 790 176 20.2 17.0-23.8 188 24.3 20.8-28.2 360 49.3 45.0-53.5 66 6.3 4.5- 8.7
Yes 749 83 10.2 7.7-13.3 317 42.4 37.9-47.0 214 32.2 28.0-36.6 135 15.2 12.3-18.8
Medicaid recipient
No 712 167 20.8 17.4-24.6 165 24.1 20.5-28.2 334 49.5 45.1-54.0 46 5.6 3.9- 8.0
Yes 840 95 11.0 8.5-14.0 343 40.5 36.3-44.9 244 33.6 29.6-37.8 158 14.9 12.1-18.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 696 127 17.0 14.5-19.8 236 35.0 31.6-38.6 212 29.2 26.1-32.6 121 18.7 16.0-21.9
2500+ grams 856 135 15.2 13.0-17.7 272 33.1 29.9-36.3 366 41.7 38.4-45.0 83 10.1 8.2-12.4

#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 02OCT06

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