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2018 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?1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 905 375 44.7 40.9-48.6 530 55.3 51.4-59.1
Age
< 25 years 211 123 60.2 52.2-67.7 88 39.8 32.3-47.8
25-34 years 514 185 38.8 33.9-43.9 329 61.2 56.1-66.1
35+ years 180 67 40.3 32.1-49.1 113 59.7 50.9-67.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 491 167 34.1 29.6-39.0 324 65.9 61.0-70.4
Non-Hispanic Black 160 113 75.1 65.8-82.6 47 24.9 17.4-34.2
Non-Hispanic Other 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 165 58 38.6 30.6-47.3 107 61.4 52.7-69.4
Education
< High School 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 200 100 53.7 45.3-61.9 100 46.3 38.1-54.7
> High School 590 223 41.2 36.5-45.9 367 58.8 54.1-63.5
Marital Status
Married 579 162 29.1 25.1-33.4 417 70.9 66.6-74.9
Other 326 213 69.5 63.1-75.2 113 30.5 24.8-36.9
Medicaid recipient
No 501 137 30.0 25.5-34.9 364 70.0 65.1-74.5
Yes 404 238 61.9 56.1-67.5 166 38.1 32.5-43.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 291 129 48.3 42.5-54.1 162 51.7 45.9-57.5
2500+ grams 614 246 44.4 40.2-48.6 368 55.6 51.4-59.8

1Asked of all mothers.
2Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards.
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.
The overall weighted response rate in 2018 was 53%.

This page was generated on 10OCT19

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