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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

Preconception Health Indicators Women 18-44

Pregnancy Intendedness*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Unintended Intended
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1288 545 46.5 43.1-50.0 743 53.5 50.0-56.9
Age
18-19 years 93 70 75.2 62.4-84.6 23 24.8 15.4-37.6
20-24 years 294 168 59.7 52.5-66.5 126 40.3 33.5-47.5
25-34 years 683 242 40.7 36.1-45.5 441 59.3 54.5-63.9
35-44 years 218 65 27.4 20.3-35.8 153 72.6 64.2-79.7
Race
White 953 351 41.9 38.0-45.9 602 58.1 54.1-62.0
Black 258 159 61.7 53.4-69.3 99 38.3 30.7-46.6
Other 77 35 48.0 34.1-62.3 42 52.0 37.7-65.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 174 74 48.9 39.8-58.2 100 51.1 41.8-60.2
No 1114 471 46.1 42.3-49.8 643 53.9 50.2-57.7
Education
< High School 179 89 55.0 45.5-64.2 90 45.0 35.8-54.5
High School 392 218 59.8 53.5-65.8 174 40.2 34.2-46.5
> High School 715 236 35.4 31.2-39.9 479 64.6 60.1-68.8
Marital Status
Married 871 263 32.2 28.5-36.1 608 67.8 63.9-71.5
Other 417 282 69.9 63.9-75.3 135 30.1 24.7-36.1
Income
14,999 or less 335 216 66.9 60.0-73.2 119 33.1 26.8-40.0
15,000-24,999 167 88 57.4 47.6-66.6 79 42.6 33.4-52.4
25,000-49,999 252 109 46.4 38.9-54.1 143 53.6 45.9-61.1
50,000 or more 437 85 21.5 17.1-26.6 352 78.5 73.4-82.9
WIC recipient
No 739 223 33.4 29.2-38.0 516 66.6 62.0-70.8
Yes 537 317 61.7 56.3-66.8 220 38.3 33.2-43.7
Medicaid recipient
No 666 166 27.1 23.1-31.5 500 72.9 68.5-76.9
Yes 622 379 64.6 59.6-69.3 243 35.4 30.7-40.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 562 234 46.7 42.4-51.0 328 53.3 49.0-57.6
2500+ grams 726 311 46.5 42.8-50.3 415 53.5 49.7-57.2

Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 11: Thinking back to just before you got pregnant, how did you feel about becoming pregnant?

#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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