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2006 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 1342 732 59.3 56.0-62.6 610 40.7 37.4-44.0
Age
< 20 years 135 114 87.2 77.7-93.0 21 12.8 7.0-22.3
20-24 years 297 204 71.5 64.7-77.5 93 28.5 22.5-35.3
25-34 years 689 315 50.9 46.2-55.6 374 49.1 44.4-53.8
35+ years 221 99 44.4 36.0-53.1 122 55.6 46.9-64.0
Race
White 978 467 52.5 48.6-56.4 511 47.5 43.6-51.4
Black 285 223 81.1 74.3-86.3 62 18.9 13.7-25.7
Other 79 42 52.0 37.8-65.8 37 48.0 34.2-62.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 177 96 59.9 50.8-68.3 81 40.1 31.7-49.2
No 1165 636 59.2 55.6-62.7 529 40.8 37.3-44.4
Education
< High School 215 147 71.2 62.8-78.4 68 28.8 21.6-37.2
High School 402 275 73.1 67.4-78.2 127 26.9 21.8-32.6
> High School 723 308 46.0 41.5-50.5 415 54.0 49.5-58.5
Marital Status
Married 881 369 44.5 40.5-48.6 512 55.5 51.4-59.5
Other 461 363 81.0 75.9-85.2 98 19.0 14.8-24.1
Income
14,999 or less 353 268 77.8 71.8-82.9 85 22.2 17.1-28.2
15,000-24,999 176 114 70.5 61.3-78.2 62 29.5 21.8-38.7
25,000-49,999 258 155 65.3 58.0-72.0 103 34.7 28.0-42.0
50,000 or more 442 118 29.4 24.4-34.9 324 70.6 65.1-75.6
WIC recipient
No 753 298 43.4 38.9-48.0 455 56.6 52.0-61.1
Yes 577 428 77.0 72.4-81.0 149 23.0 19.0-27.6
Medicaid recipient
No 674 237 39.7 35.2-44.4 437 60.3 55.6-64.8
Yes 668 495 76.3 71.9-80.2 173 23.7 19.8-28.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 595 324 60.3 56.3-64.2 271 39.7 35.8-43.7
2500+ grams 747 408 59.2 55.6-62.8 339 40.8 37.2-44.4

~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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