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2008 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 1367 231 14.9 13.0-17.1 423 32.0 29.2-34.9 544 41.1 38.2-44.1 169 12.0 10.1-14.1
Age
< 20 years 147 8 5.3 2.4-11.2 83 56.6 47.1-65.7 30 24.4 17.0-33.7 26 13.7 8.5-21.2
20-24 years 320 29 8.4 5.5-12.6 147 44.7 38.4-51.1 103 33.5 27.7-39.8 41 13.4 9.6-18.5
25-34 years 693 140 17.8 14.9-21.1 165 25.4 21.8-29.2 317 46.5 42.4-50.7 71 10.3 8.0-13.2
35+ years 207 54 23.3 17.6-30.3 28 14.9 10.2-21.3 94 47.7 40.2-55.3 31 14.1 9.6-20.2
Race
White 967 176 16.1 13.7-18.8 262 27.6 24.5-30.9 442 47.3 43.8-50.9 87 9.0 7.1-11.2
Black 332 39 10.3 7.2-14.7 140 47.1 40.7-53.6 77 19.9 15.4-25.5 76 22.6 17.6-28.6
Other 68 16 18.4 10.3-30.6 21 30.1 19.0-44.2 25 41.6 28.9-55.5 6 9.9 4.1-22.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 191 18 8.7 5.2-14.0 73 35.8 28.5-43.7 85 49.7 41.8-57.7 15 5.8 3.1-10.7
No 1175 213 16.1 13.9-18.6 349 31.2 28.3-34.4 459 39.5 36.4-42.7 154 13.1 11.1-15.5
Education
< High School 267 25 8.0 5.1-12.4 114 43.2 36.5-50.1 93 37.1 30.7-44.0 35 11.7 8.0-16.7
High School 375 51 11.5 8.3-15.7 139 37.9 32.3-43.7 118 33.5 28.1-39.3 67 17.2 13.2-22.1
> High School 721 155 20.0 17.0-23.4 169 23.8 20.4-27.4 331 47.0 43.0-51.1 66 9.3 7.1-12.0
Marital Status
Married 827 184 20.1 17.3-23.3 182 22.7 19.6-26.2 402 50.2 46.4-54.0 59 6.9 5.2- 9.1
Other 540 47 7.5 5.4-10.5 241 45.2 40.4-50.1 142 28.1 23.9-32.7 110 19.2 15.7-23.3
Income
14,999 or less 379 40 9.1 6.3-13.0 163 43.8 38.0-49.8 98 28.5 23.4-34.3 78 18.5 14.4-23.5
15,000-24,999 175 15 7.1 4.0-12.3 74 45.3 37.1-53.8 55 31.4 24.1-39.7 31 16.2 10.9-23.3
25,000-49,999 264 44 16.1 11.8-21.7 81 29.7 24.0-36.2 114 44.6 38.0-51.4 25 9.5 6.2-14.3
50,000 or more 440 120 24.7 20.6-29.4 60 13.9 10.7-17.9 233 54.6 49.4-59.6 27 6.8 4.6- 9.9
WIC recipient
No 738 160 19.6 16.6-22.9 160 21.9 18.7-25.5 352 49.0 45.0-53.0 66 9.5 7.4-12.2
Yes 620 71 10.0 7.6-12.9 257 42.7 38.3-47.3 191 32.6 28.5-37.0 101 14.7 11.8-18.2
Medicaid recipient
No 635 150 21.6 18.3-25.3 105 16.5 13.5-20.0 340 55.3 51.0-59.5 40 6.6 4.7- 9.1
Yes 732 81 9.4 7.3-12.1 318 44.7 40.6-48.9 204 29.4 25.7-33.4 129 16.4 13.5-19.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 450 87 18.5 15.3-22.2 146 33.5 29.3-37.9 150 32.4 28.3-36.8 67 15.6 12.5-19.3
2500+ grams 917 144 14.6 12.5-17.0 277 31.8 28.8-35.0 394 41.9 38.7-45.1 102 11.6 9.7-14.0

#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 20MAY10

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