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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

Preconception Health Indicators Women 18-44

Thinking back to just before you got pregnant, how did you feel about becoming pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
SOONER LATER THEN DID NOT WANT
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 983 167 15.0 12.4-17.9 309 32.4 28.8-36.2 402 41.7 37.9-45.5 105 11.0 8.7-13.8
Age
18-19 years 68 5 9.6 3.4-24.1 39 57.5 41.9-71.8 20 26.2 15.0-41.6 4 6.7 1.9-20.4
20-24 years 253 26 9.7 6.0-15.3 113 46.0 38.2-54.0 86 31.8 25.0-39.6 28 12.4 8.0-18.7
25-34 years 510 96 17.5 13.9-22.0 139 27.3 22.8-32.4 225 45.7 40.4-51.0 50 9.5 6.7-13.2
35-44 years 152 40 17.5 11.4-26.1 18 14.2 8.4-22.8 71 52.3 42.3-62.0 23 16.1 9.8-25.2
Race
White 705 136 16.7 13.6-20.2 197 29.3 25.3-33.6 320 45.0 40.6-49.4 52 9.1 6.7-12.1
Black 238 21 8.2 4.5-14.3 98 42.5 34.0-51.5 69 31.1 23.5-39.9 50 18.2 12.4-25.9
Other 40 10 17.2 7.4-35.2 14 39.5 22.3-59.7 13 32.5 17.1-52.9 3 10.8 3.0-32.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 126 12 10.0 5.2-18.3 48 42.3 32.5-52.7 50 33.3 24.4-43.7 16 14.4 8.5-23.3
No 857 155 15.9 13.1-19.2 261 30.4 26.6-34.5 352 43.3 39.2-47.5 89 10.3 8.0-13.3
Education
< High School 172 25 16.2 10.5-24.3 69 40.6 31.9-49.8 57 29.8 22.2-38.8 21 13.4 8.2-21.0
High School 287 39 12.3 8.1-18.1 106 37.3 30.1-45.0 102 35.2 28.3-42.8 40 15.2 10.4-21.7
> High School 522 102 15.5 12.1-19.5 133 26.6 22.2-31.6 243 49.8 44.6-55.0 44 8.1 5.6-11.6
Marital Status
Married 642 139 18.9 15.5-22.9 145 23.7 19.9-27.9 312 49.7 45.0-54.3 46 7.7 5.5-10.6
Other 341 28 7.4 4.5-12.1 164 48.8 41.8-55.9 90 26.5 20.7-33.2 59 17.2 12.5-23.3
Income
14,999 or less 281 35 13.3 8.9-19.4 120 41.1 33.8-48.8 71 24.9 18.9-32.1 55 20.6 15.1-27.5
15,000-24,999 149 14 7.7 3.6-15.4 54 38.6 29.0-49.3 61 40.0 30.3-50.7 20 13.7 7.7-23.0
25,000-49,999 176 40 21.2 14.9-29.2 57 29.3 21.9-37.9 67 42.8 34.4-51.6 12 6.8 3.5-12.6
50,000 or more 292 72 18.3 13.7-24.2 42 16.4 11.8-22.3 168 61.7 54.8-68.2 10 3.5 1.7- 7.3
WIC recipient
No 548 114 17.1 13.7-21.2 130 25.1 20.9-29.8 261 49.3 44.3-54.3 43 8.5 6.0-12.0
Yes 421 50 12.0 8.5-16.7 176 42.2 36.2-48.6 135 31.6 26.0-37.6 60 14.2 10.3-19.1
Medicaid recipient
No 470 106 17.9 14.2-22.4 97 22.5 18.2-27.5 244 53.7 48.2-59.0 23 5.9 3.7- 9.3
Yes 513 61 12.2 9.0-16.4 212 41.5 36.1-47.1 158 30.6 25.7-36.0 82 15.7 12.0-20.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 439 85 17.9 14.8-21.6 143 34.0 29.7-38.6 162 36.3 32.0-40.8 49 11.7 9.0-15.2
2500+ grams 544 82 14.7 12.0-17.9 166 32.2 28.4-36.4 240 42.1 38.0-46.3 56 10.9 8.5-14.0

#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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