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2007 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 1657 317 17.1 15.0-19.5 512 30.6 27.9-33.6 668 43.0 40.1-46.1 160 9.2 7.5-11.2
Age
< 20 years 197 13 6.0 2.9-11.7 105 47.5 38.6-56.5 57 33.8 25.7-42.8 22 12.8 7.8-20.4
20-24 years 398 49 12.3 8.8-16.9 176 45.4 39.4-51.7 137 33.7 28.2-39.8 36 8.5 5.6-12.8
25-34 years 833 180 19.3 16.2-22.8 204 23.2 19.7-27.0 377 50.0 45.7-54.2 72 7.6 5.6-10.2
35+ years 229 75 29.6 22.8-37.4 27 13.2 8.4-20.1 97 44.1 36.3-52.2 30 13.2 8.5-19.9
Race
White 1142 238 18.5 15.9-21.3 314 27.6 24.5-31.0 518 47.6 44.1-51.2 72 6.3 4.7- 8.3
Black 443 62 12.3 8.8-17.1 182 40.5 34.4-47.0 116 28.0 22.6-34.2 83 19.1 14.5-24.7
Other 72 17 20.5 11.5-33.9 16 27.6 16.3-42.6 34 46.5 33.0-60.5 5 5.4 1.6-16.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 214 41 19.5 14.0-26.4 59 27.4 21.0-35.0 104 50.7 42.8-58.4 10 2.5 1.0- 6.0
No 1440 275 16.7 14.4-19.2 451 31.2 28.1-34.4 564 41.6 38.4-44.8 150 10.6 8.6-12.9
Education
< High School 337 41 11.4 7.8-16.3 142 40.2 33.8-47.0 113 36.4 30.2-43.1 41 12.0 8.2-17.3
High School 452 75 16.4 12.5-21.2 163 34.0 28.6-39.8 163 39.4 33.9-45.3 51 10.2 7.1-14.3
> High School 863 200 20.2 17.2-23.7 206 24.4 20.9-28.3 389 48.0 43.9-52.2 68 7.4 5.4- 9.9
Marital Status
Married 1005 254 22.5 19.5-25.8 198 18.6 15.9-21.8 494 53.3 49.5-57.0 59 5.6 4.1- 7.7
Other 652 63 9.7 7.1-13.1 314 47.4 42.4-52.4 174 28.7 24.4-33.5 101 14.2 11.0-18.0
Income
14,999 or less 447 56 12.9 9.4-17.4 204 44.7 38.8-50.8 115 27.9 22.8-33.6 72 14.5 10.8-19.3
15,000-24,999 256 27 9.9 6.1-15.9 100 38.1 30.7-46.0 99 41.6 34.1-49.6 30 10.4 6.5-16.2
25,000-49,999 304 67 18.2 13.5-24.2 93 30.0 23.9-36.9 117 43.5 36.6-50.6 27 8.3 5.2-13.2
50,000 or more 534 148 23.8 19.7-28.4 72 13.6 10.3-17.7 294 59.0 53.8-63.9 20 3.7 2.1- 6.2
WIC recipient
No 938 208 18.6 15.8-21.9 204 22.3 19.1-25.9 451 51.9 47.9-55.9 75 7.1 5.3- 9.5
Yes 704 104 15.0 12.0-18.6 304 40.7 36.2-45.4 215 32.9 28.6-37.4 81 11.4 8.7-14.8
Medicaid recipient
No 781 206 22.4 19.0-26.1 121 15.7 12.7-19.2 412 56.6 52.3-60.8 42 5.3 3.7- 7.7
Yes 876 111 12.8 10.3-15.9 391 42.9 38.8-47.2 256 31.9 28.0-36.0 118 12.4 9.8-15.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 763 158 19.2 16.6-21.9 261 36.3 33.0-39.7 258 32.6 29.5-35.9 86 11.9 9.8-14.4
2500+ grams 894 159 17.0 14.7-19.5 251 30.1 27.1-33.3 410 44.0 40.7-47.3 74 8.9 7.2-11.1

#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 09JUN09

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