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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

INTENDEDNESS OF PREGNANCY

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 971 496 53.5 49.8-57.1 475 46.5 42.9-50.2
Age
< 20 years 84 68 83.8 72.8-90.9 16 16.2 9.1-27.2
20-24 years 223 144 64.4 56.8-71.2 79 35.6 28.8-43.2
25-34 years 504 209 43.2 38.3-48.2 295 56.8 51.8-61.7
35+ years 160 75 47.9 38.9-57.1 85 52.1 42.9-61.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 596 255 47.1 42.5-51.8 341 52.9 48.2-57.5
Non-Hispanic Black 203 154 73.3 65.4-80.0 49 26.7 20.0-34.6
Non-Hispanic Other 51 26 50.6 35.1-66.0 25 49.4 34.0-64.9
Latina 115 58 51.4 41.0-61.7 57 48.6 38.3-59.0
Education
< High School 155 101 64.8 55.1-73.4 54 35.2 26.6-44.9
High School 250 159 63.9 56.8-70.4 91 36.1 29.6-43.2
> High School 563 235 43.9 39.3-48.6 328 56.1 51.4-60.7
Marital Status
Married 618 234 39.9 35.6-44.4 384 60.1 55.6-64.4
Other 353 262 72.6 66.7-77.8 91 27.4 22.2-33.3
WIC recipient
No 527 186 35.8 31.2-40.6 341 64.2 59.4-68.8
Yes 437 308 71.0 65.8-75.7 129 29.0 24.3-34.2
Medicaid recipient
No 478 148 33.1 28.4-38.2 330 66.9 61.8-71.6
Yes 493 348 69.6 64.6-74.2 145 30.4 25.8-35.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 326 176 59.0 53.7-64.2 150 41.0 35.8-46.3
2500+ grams 645 320 53.0 49.1-56.9 325 47.0 43.1-50.9

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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 16NOV12

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