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2004 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 1557 860 54.5 51.4-57.6 697 45.5 42.4-48.6
Age
< 20 years 163 126 78.3 69.0-85.4 37 21.7 14.6-31.0
20-24 years 404 293 70.1 64.2-75.4 111 29.9 24.6-35.8
25-34 years 798 372 45.1 40.9-49.4 426 54.9 50.6-59.1
35+ years 192 69 35.7 27.7-44.6 123 64.3 55.4-72.3
Race
White 1078 509 48.1 44.5-51.8 569 51.9 48.2-55.5
Black 414 311 75.1 69.0-80.4 103 24.9 19.6-31.0
Other 65 40 57.9 43.1-71.5 25 42.1 28.5-56.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 176 95 53.5 44.7-62.1 81 46.5 37.9-55.3
No 1381 765 54.7 51.3-57.9 616 45.3 42.1-48.7
Education
< High School 316 212 64.8 57.9-71.2 104 35.2 28.8-42.1
High School 446 300 66.1 60.3-71.5 146 33.9 28.5-39.7
> High School 792 346 42.5 38.3-46.7 446 57.5 53.3-61.7
Marital Status
Married 957 382 39.6 36.0-43.5 575 60.4 56.5-64.0
Other 600 478 77.3 72.5-81.5 122 22.7 18.5-27.5
Income
14,999 or less 459 339 69.8 64.0-75.0 120 30.2 25.0-36.0
15,000-24,999 243 170 70.2 62.5-76.9 73 29.8 23.1-37.5
25,000-49,999 315 177 54.9 48.2-61.4 138 45.1 38.6-51.8
50,000 or more 417 99 25.1 20.4-30.5 318 74.9 69.5-79.6
WIC recipient
No 792 309 37.6 33.5-41.8 483 62.4 58.2-66.5
Yes 753 544 71.2 66.9-75.2 209 28.8 24.8-33.1
Medicaid recipient
No 713 249 34.4 30.3-38.8 464 65.6 61.2-69.7
Yes 844 611 70.6 66.5-74.4 233 29.4 25.6-33.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 699 418 62.4 58.9-65.8 281 37.6 34.2-41.1
2500+ grams 858 442 53.8 50.4-57.1 416 46.2 42.9-49.6

#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 02OCT06

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