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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

INTENDEDNESS OF PREGNANCY

How Mother Felt About Becoming Pregnant

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Wanted to be Pregnant Sooner Wanted to be Pregnant Later Wanted to be Pregnant Then Did Not Want to be Pregnant Then or in the Future
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 969 168 16.2 13.8-19.0 302 34.0 30.6-37.7 396 38.5 35.1-42.1 103 11.2 9.0-13.8
Age
< 20 years 85 3 1.9 0.4- 8.1 57 69.0 56.2-79.4 14 15.0 8.0-26.1 11 14.2 7.2-25.9
20-24 years 223 20 8.5 5.2-13.5 103 46.4 39.0-54.0 79 33.2 26.6-40.6 21 11.9 7.7-18.0
25-34 years 503 103 21.6 17.7-26.1 122 25.3 21.2-29.9 235 44.3 39.4-49.3 43 8.8 6.3-12.1
35+ years 158 42 22.1 15.5-30.3 20 15.8 10.0-24.0 68 45.8 36.7-55.1 28 16.4 10.6-24.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 593 116 16.9 13.9-20.5 155 30.6 26.4-35.2 272 43.1 38.7-47.7 50 9.3 6.9-12.5
Non-Hispanic Black 205 21 11.6 7.4-17.9 93 46.9 38.8-55.1 52 23.8 17.7-31.4 39 17.6 12.2-24.8
Non-Hispanic Other 52 14 27.9 16.0-44.2 14 24.6 13.6-40.4 19 32.8 20.2-48.4 5 14.7 6.3-30.6
Latina 114 15 15.3 9.1-24.7 40 33.6 24.6-44.0 52 44.6 34.6-55.1 7 6.4 2.7-14.4
Education
< High School 155 16 10.8 6.2-18.1 68 44.1 34.8-53.9 56 33.1 24.9-42.6 15 12.0 6.9-20.0
High School 253 32 13.7 9.5-19.4 95 39.6 32.9-46.6 79 28.6 22.7-35.3 47 18.1 13.3-24.1
> High School 558 119 19.5 16.1-23.4 139 27.4 23.4-31.9 259 45.8 41.2-50.4 41 7.3 5.2-10.3
Marital Status
Married 613 139 21.2 17.7-25.0 128 23.1 19.4-27.1 296 47.1 42.7-51.6 50 8.7 6.4-11.7
Other 356 29 9.4 6.4-13.7 174 49.3 43.1-55.4 100 26.6 21.5-32.4 53 14.7 10.9-19.6
WIC recipient
No 526 126 22.3 18.5-26.6 108 21.4 17.6-25.7 256 49.0 44.1-53.9 36 7.4 5.1-10.6
Yes 436 40 10.0 7.2-13.7 192 46.1 40.7-51.6 137 28.8 24.1-33.9 67 15.1 11.6-19.5
Medicaid recipient
No 474 114 22.8 18.8-27.4 85 19.7 15.9-24.2 249 51.4 46.2-56.5 26 6.1 4.0- 9.4
Yes 495 54 11.1 8.3-14.8 217 45.2 40.1-50.4 147 28.5 24.1-33.4 77 15.1 11.8-19.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 323 56 14.5 11.2-18.4 98 34.2 29.1-39.7 132 38.9 33.8-44.4 37 12.4 9.1-16.6
2500+ grams 646 112 16.4 13.7-19.4 204 34.0 30.3-38.0 264 38.5 34.8-42.4 66 11.1 8.8-13.9

~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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