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2008 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 1319 169 11.9 10.1-14.0 1150 88.1 86.0-89.9
Age
18-19 years 101 14 16.0 9.2-26.5 87 84.0 73.5-90.8
20-24 years 324 38 9.7 6.5-14.0 286 90.3 86.0-93.5
25-34 years 689 88 12.6 10.1-15.7 601 87.4 84.3-89.9
35-44 years 205 29 11.2 7.3-16.7 176 88.8 83.3-92.7
Race
White 935 107 10.4 8.5-12.8 828 89.6 87.2-91.5
Black 316 46 14.3 10.3-19.6 270 85.7 80.4-89.7
Other 68 16 23.9 14.2-37.4 52 76.1 62.6-85.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 178 20 10.8 6.6-17.1 158 89.2 82.9-93.4
No 1140 149 12.1 10.2-14.5 991 87.9 85.5-89.8
Education
< High School 223 35 16.7 11.8-23.1 188 83.3 76.9-88.2
High School 373 52 11.6 8.4-15.9 321 88.4 84.1-91.6
> High School 719 82 10.3 8.2-13.0 637 89.7 87.0-91.8
Marital Status
Married 824 106 11.8 9.5-14.4 718 88.2 85.6-90.5
Other 495 63 12.2 9.2-15.9 432 87.8 84.1-90.8
Income
14,999 or less 354 56 16.3 12.2-21.5 298 83.7 78.5-87.8
15,000-24,999 174 19 8.4 4.9-13.9 155 91.6 86.1-95.1
25,000-49,999 260 26 9.7 6.4-14.6 234 90.3 85.4-93.6
50,000 or more 437 52 10.6 7.8-14.1 385 89.4 85.9-92.2
WIC recipient
No 730 84 10.2 8.0-12.8 646 89.8 87.2-92.0
Yes 580 82 13.8 10.9-17.4 498 86.2 82.6-89.1
Medicaid recipient
No 632 80 11.3 8.9-14.3 552 88.7 85.7-91.1
Yes 687 89 12.5 9.9-15.6 598 87.5 84.4-90.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 428 66 15.4 12.3-19.1 362 84.6 80.9-87.7
2500+ grams 891 103 11.6 9.7-13.9 788 88.4 86.1-90.3

#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.

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