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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

Preconception Health Indicators Women 18-44

Are you or your husband or partner doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 985 137 12.3 10.0-15.1 848 87.7 84.9-90.0
Age
18-19 years 67 12 11.5 5.0-24.3 55 88.5 75.7-95.0
20-24 years 249 36 12.3 7.9-18.5 213 87.7 81.5-92.1
25-34 years 515 53 10.4 7.6-14.0 462 89.6 86.0-92.4
35-44 years 154 36 20.0 13.4-28.8 118 80.0 71.2-86.6
Race
White 709 94 12.3 9.7-15.5 615 87.7 84.5-90.3
Black 236 29 6.6 3.6-11.6 207 93.4 88.4-96.4
Other 40 14 41.1 23.7-61.1 26 58.9 38.9-76.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 127 16 10.5 5.6-18.8 111 89.5 81.2-94.4
No 858 121 12.7 10.2-15.7 737 87.3 84.3-89.8
Education
< High School 170 19 12.0 7.1-19.6 151 88.0 80.4-92.9
High School 289 45 15.3 10.6-21.5 244 84.7 78.5-89.4
> High School 524 73 11.1 8.3-14.7 451 88.9 85.3-91.7
Marital Status
Married 641 89 13.4 10.5-16.9 552 86.6 83.1-89.5
Other 344 48 10.3 6.8-15.3 296 89.7 84.7-93.2
Income
14,999 or less 283 38 12.3 8.2-18.1 245 87.7 81.9-91.8
15,000-24,999 152 24 11.9 6.7-20.2 128 88.1 79.8-93.3
25,000-49,999 179 17 9.2 5.3-15.5 162 90.8 84.5-94.7
50,000 or more 293 43 13.6 9.5-18.9 250 86.4 81.1-90.5
WIC recipient
No 551 85 14.2 11.0-18.0 466 85.8 82.0-89.0
Yes 424 50 10.0 6.9-14.2 374 90.0 85.8-93.1
Medicaid recipient
No 469 71 14.3 10.9-18.5 398 85.7 81.5-89.1
Yes 516 66 10.5 7.6-14.4 450 89.5 85.6-92.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 445 70 15.7 12.6-19.3 375 84.3 80.7-87.4
2500+ grams 540 67 12.0 9.6-15.1 473 88.0 84.9-90.4

#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 12JUL10

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