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2007 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 1598 314 17.8 15.6-20.3 481 29.6 26.8-32.6 655 43.8 40.8-46.9 148 8.8 7.1-10.7
Age
18-19 years 142 11 8.2 4.0-16.3 74 42.8 32.6-53.6 45 38.4 28.5-49.4 12 10.6 5.4-19.6
20-24 years 398 49 12.3 8.8-16.9 176 45.4 39.4-51.7 137 33.7 28.2-39.8 36 8.5 5.6-12.8
25-34 years 833 180 19.3 16.2-22.8 204 23.2 19.7-27.0 377 50.0 45.7-54.2 72 7.6 5.6-10.2
35-44 years 225 74 29.9 23.1-37.8 27 13.4 8.5-20.4 96 44.1 36.2-52.3 28 12.6 8.0-19.4
Race
White 1108 236 19.2 16.5-22.1 295 26.6 23.5-30.0 509 48.4 44.8-52.0 68 5.9 4.3- 7.9
Black 423 62 12.9 9.1-17.8 172 39.6 33.4-46.2 112 28.5 22.9-34.8 77 19.0 14.4-24.8
Other 67 16 21.6 12.1-35.6 14 26.3 15.0-41.8 34 49.6 35.4-63.9 3 2.5 0.5-11.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 209 41 20.1 14.5-27.2 56 26.3 19.9-34.0 102 51.0 43.0-58.9 10 2.5 1.0- 6.2
No 1387 272 17.4 15.0-20.0 424 30.2 27.1-33.4 553 42.4 39.2-45.8 138 10.0 8.1-12.3
Education
< High School 285 39 13.4 9.2-19.2 113 36.9 30.1-44.3 101 38.8 31.9-46.2 32 10.8 7.0-16.4
High School 449 75 16.5 12.6-21.3 161 33.7 28.4-39.5 163 39.6 34.0-45.5 50 10.2 7.1-14.3
> High School 859 199 20.3 17.2-23.8 206 24.5 21.0-28.4 388 48.0 43.9-52.2 66 7.2 5.3- 9.7
Marital Status
Married 994 253 22.8 19.8-26.2 194 18.2 15.5-21.3 490 53.4 49.6-57.2 57 5.5 4.0- 7.6
Other 604 61 10.4 7.6-14.0 287 46.5 41.4-51.7 165 29.6 25.0-34.6 91 13.5 10.4-17.5
Income
14,999 or less 422 55 13.4 9.8-18.1 191 44.3 38.3-50.5 111 29.0 23.8-34.9 65 13.2 9.6-18.0
15,000-24,999 250 27 10.2 6.2-16.2 96 38.1 30.6-46.1 97 41.2 33.6-49.2 30 10.6 6.6-16.6
25,000-49,999 299 67 18.8 14.0-24.9 88 27.6 21.6-34.5 117 45.0 38.0-52.2 27 8.6 5.4-13.6
50,000 or more 527 147 24.1 20.0-28.8 70 13.3 10.1-17.4 292 59.1 53.9-64.1 18 3.4 1.9- 6.0
WIC recipient
No 908 205 19.1 16.2-22.4 192 21.7 18.5-25.4 445 52.8 48.7-56.8 66 6.3 4.6- 8.7
Yes 675 104 15.8 12.6-19.6 285 39.4 34.8-44.2 208 33.3 29.0-38.0 78 11.4 8.7-14.9
Medicaid recipient
No 772 204 22.7 19.3-26.5 120 15.6 12.6-19.1 410 57.0 52.7-61.3 38 4.7 3.1- 6.9
Yes 826 110 13.6 10.9-16.9 361 41.6 37.4-46.0 245 32.4 28.5-36.7 110 12.3 9.7-15.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 735 155 19.6 17.0-22.4 247 35.7 32.3-39.2 253 33.3 30.1-36.7 80 11.5 9.4-14.0
2500+ grams 863 159 17.6 15.3-20.3 234 29.1 26.1-32.3 402 44.8 41.5-48.1 68 8.5 6.8-10.7

#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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