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2006 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 1331 247 14.8 12.7-17.2 417 35.3 32.0-38.7 509 37.6 34.4-41.0 158 12.3 10.1-14.8
Age
< 20 years 135 9 7.3 3.2-15.8 85 64.2 53.1-73.9 26 18.5 11.4-28.6 15 10.0 5.1-18.7
20-24 years 294 28 8.0 5.0-12.6 139 49.7 42.5-56.9 98 32.3 25.9-39.3 29 10.0 6.4-15.5
25-34 years 683 135 14.8 12.0-18.1 160 27.1 23.0-31.7 306 44.5 39.9-49.2 82 13.6 10.5-17.4
35+ years 219 75 33.9 26.2-42.6 33 13.9 8.8-21.2 79 38.7 30.7-47.5 32 13.4 8.6-20.4
Race
White 974 201 16.4 13.9-19.3 279 33.6 29.9-37.5 409 41.3 37.5-45.2 85 8.7 6.7-11.2
Black 278 30 9.1 5.4-14.8 113 41.1 33.6-49.0 73 27.4 21.0-34.9 62 22.5 16.6-29.6
Other 79 16 18.5 10.3-31.2 25 32.7 20.8-47.2 27 33.4 21.6-47.8 11 15.4 6.9-30.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 179 21 7.8 4.5-13.2 62 39.0 30.5-48.3 81 42.6 33.9-51.7 15 10.6 5.9-18.2
No 1152 226 16.2 13.8-18.9 355 34.6 31.1-38.2 428 36.6 33.2-40.2 143 12.6 10.3-15.4
Education
< High School 216 21 7.3 4.1-12.9 85 45.1 36.6-53.9 79 34.8 27.0-43.5 31 12.7 8.1-19.5
High School 397 61 10.8 7.7-15.1 163 43.9 37.7-50.3 115 29.0 23.7-35.0 58 16.3 12.0-21.8
> High School 716 165 20.4 17.1-24.2 168 25.9 22.1-30.1 315 44.2 39.8-48.7 68 9.5 7.1-12.7
Marital Status
Married 875 213 21.5 18.4-25.0 191 24.1 20.7-27.8 398 46.3 42.3-50.4 73 8.1 6.1-10.7
Other 456 34 5.0 3.0- 8.0 226 51.8 45.8-57.7 111 24.9 20.0-30.5 85 18.4 14.2-23.5
Income
14,999 or less 351 38 8.1 5.3-12.4 165 50.0 43.2-56.9 86 24.7 19.2-31.2 62 17.1 12.5-22.9
15,000-24,999 173 24 8.0 4.4-14.3 62 42.1 32.9-51.8 57 34.1 25.7-43.7 30 15.8 10.0-24.1
25,000-49,999 256 43 11.1 7.5-16.3 81 35.0 28.0-42.6 102 41.8 34.6-49.5 30 12.1 7.9-18.0
50,000 or more 440 133 29.6 24.7-35.1 64 16.3 12.4-21.0 220 48.8 43.1-54.4 23 5.3 3.2- 8.6
WIC recipient
No 750 182 20.4 17.2-24.2 158 24.2 20.4-28.4 340 45.7 41.3-50.2 70 9.7 7.2-12.9
Yes 569 64 8.5 6.1-11.7 256 48.0 42.8-53.3 163 28.9 24.4-33.9 86 14.6 11.2-18.7
Medicaid recipient
No 671 172 22.6 19.0-26.6 125 20.6 17.1-24.8 333 50.5 45.9-55.1 41 6.3 4.3- 9.1
Yes 660 75 8.1 5.9-11.0 292 48.0 43.0-53.0 176 26.5 22.3-31.1 117 17.5 14.0-21.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 587 125 17.8 15.1-20.9 174 33.0 29.1-37.2 211 33.7 29.9-37.7 77 15.4 12.4-19.0
2500+ grams 744 122 14.5 12.2-17.2 243 35.5 32.0-39.2 298 38.0 34.4-41.6 81 12.0 9.7-14.8

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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 01MAY08

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