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2007 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 1598 629 38.4 35.4-41.5 969 61.6 58.5-64.6
Age
18-19 years 142 86 53.3 42.5-63.8 56 46.7 36.2-57.5
20-24 years 398 212 54.0 47.8-60.0 186 46.0 40.0-52.2
25-34 years 833 276 30.8 26.9-34.9 557 69.2 65.1-73.1
35-44 years 225 55 26.0 19.3-34.0 170 74.0 66.0-80.7
Race
White 1108 363 32.5 29.1-36.0 745 67.5 64.0-70.9
Black 423 249 58.6 52.1-64.9 174 41.4 35.1-47.9
Other 67 17 28.8 17.1-44.2 50 71.2 55.8-82.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 209 66 28.9 22.2-36.7 143 71.1 63.3-77.8
No 1387 562 40.2 36.9-43.6 825 59.8 56.4-63.1
Education
< High School 285 145 47.7 40.5-55.1 140 52.3 44.9-59.5
High School 449 211 43.9 38.2-49.8 238 56.1 50.2-61.8
> High School 859 272 31.7 27.9-35.8 587 68.3 64.2-72.1
Marital Status
Married 994 251 23.8 20.7-27.2 743 76.2 72.8-79.3
Other 604 378 60.0 54.8-65.0 226 40.0 35.0-45.2
Income
14,999 or less 422 256 57.6 51.4-63.5 166 42.4 36.5-48.6
15,000-24,999 250 126 48.7 40.8-56.6 124 51.3 43.4-59.2
25,000-49,999 299 115 36.2 29.6-43.4 184 63.8 56.6-70.4
50,000 or more 527 88 16.8 13.1-21.1 439 83.2 78.9-86.9
WIC recipient
No 908 258 28.1 24.5-31.9 650 71.9 68.1-75.5
Yes 675 363 50.8 46.0-55.6 312 49.2 44.4-54.0
Medicaid recipient
No 772 158 20.3 16.9-24.1 614 79.7 75.9-83.1
Yes 826 471 53.9 49.5-58.3 355 46.1 41.7-50.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 735 327 47.1 43.6-50.7 408 52.9 49.3-56.4
2500+ grams 863 302 37.6 34.4-41.0 561 62.4 59.0-65.6

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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