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2008 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 1373 707 51.9 48.9-54.9 666 48.1 45.1-51.1
Age
< 20 years 150 120 76.8 67.8-83.9 30 23.2 16.1-32.2
20-24 years 324 219 65.3 59.0-71.1 105 34.7 28.9-41.0
25-34 years 689 273 41.2 37.1-45.4 416 58.8 54.6-62.9
35+ years 210 95 47.5 40.1-55.1 115 52.5 44.9-59.9
Race
White 969 421 43.9 40.5-47.5 548 56.1 52.5-59.5
Black 336 253 78.3 72.7-83.0 83 21.7 17.0-27.3
Other 68 33 53.0 39.4-66.1 35 47.0 33.9-60.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 189 95 46.3 38.4-54.4 94 53.7 45.6-61.6
No 1183 612 52.9 49.7-56.1 571 47.1 43.9-50.3
Education
< High School 268 162 59.5 52.6-66.0 106 40.5 34.0-47.4
High School 377 247 63.1 57.2-68.6 130 36.9 31.4-42.8
> High School 724 297 42.5 38.5-46.5 427 57.5 53.5-61.5
Marital Status
Married 831 295 35.9 32.3-39.7 536 64.1 60.3-67.7
Other 542 412 74.9 70.4-78.9 130 25.1 21.1-29.6
Income
14,999 or less 380 271 68.9 63.1-74.2 109 31.1 25.8-36.9
15,000-24,999 176 121 68.1 59.8-75.4 55 31.9 24.6-40.2
25,000-49,999 263 131 50.1 43.4-56.8 132 49.9 43.2-56.6
50,000 or more 442 119 28.6 24.1-33.5 323 71.4 66.5-75.9
WIC recipient
No 742 281 39.0 35.1-43.0 461 61.0 57.0-64.9
Yes 622 418 66.0 61.5-70.1 204 34.0 29.9-38.5
Medicaid recipient
No 639 194 31.8 27.9-35.9 445 68.2 64.1-72.1
Yes 734 513 68.6 64.5-72.4 221 31.4 27.6-35.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 454 254 58.1 53.6-62.5 200 41.9 37.5-46.4
2500+ grams 919 453 51.3 48.1-54.6 466 48.7 45.4-51.9

#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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