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2008 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 1316 226 15.3 13.3-17.5 397 31.3 28.5-34.3 532 41.4 38.4-44.5 161 12.0 10.1-14.1
Age
18-19 years 100 5 5.7 2.2-13.7 57 60.1 48.6-70.6 19 19.8 12.1-30.8 19 14.4 8.3-23.8
20-24 years 320 29 8.4 5.5-12.6 147 44.7 38.4-51.1 103 33.5 27.7-39.8 41 13.4 9.6-18.5
25-34 years 693 140 17.8 14.9-21.1 165 25.4 21.8-29.2 317 46.5 42.4-50.7 71 10.3 8.0-13.2
35-44 years 203 52 23.0 17.2-29.9 28 15.1 10.3-21.6 93 47.8 40.2-55.4 30 14.2 9.6-20.4
Race
White 933 173 16.4 14.0-19.2 246 27.1 24.0-30.5 431 47.6 44.0-51.1 83 8.9 7.1-11.2
Black 316 37 10.6 7.3-15.2 130 46.0 39.5-52.7 76 20.3 15.6-26.0 73 23.0 17.8-29.1
Other 67 16 18.5 10.4-30.7 21 30.2 19.1-44.3 25 41.8 29.1-55.8 5 9.4 3.8-21.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 179 18 9.2 5.6-14.9 68 36.0 28.6-44.2 79 48.6 40.5-56.8 14 6.1 3.2-11.3
No 1136 208 16.4 14.1-18.9 328 30.5 27.5-33.7 453 40.1 36.9-43.4 147 13.1 10.9-15.5
Education
< High School 225 22 8.5 5.3-13.5 91 42.3 35.2-49.8 83 37.7 30.8-45.1 29 11.5 7.6-17.0
High School 370 51 11.7 8.4-15.9 136 37.5 31.9-43.4 117 33.5 28.1-39.4 66 17.3 13.3-22.3
> High School 717 153 19.9 16.9-23.2 169 23.9 20.5-27.5 330 47.0 43.0-51.1 65 9.3 7.1-12.0
Marital Status
Married 819 182 20.2 17.3-23.3 180 22.7 19.6-26.2 399 50.2 46.3-54.0 58 7.0 5.2- 9.2
Other 497 44 7.8 5.5-10.9 217 44.6 39.6-49.7 133 27.9 23.6-32.8 103 19.7 16.0-24.0
Income
14,999 or less 353 39 9.4 6.4-13.4 150 44.1 38.1-50.3 91 27.8 22.6-33.7 73 18.7 14.4-24.0
15,000-24,999 172 15 7.3 4.1-12.6 71 43.9 35.6-52.5 55 32.2 24.8-40.7 31 16.6 11.2-23.9
25,000-49,999 259 44 16.5 12.0-22.1 79 29.5 23.7-36.1 112 44.4 37.8-51.2 24 9.6 6.2-14.5
50,000 or more 437 117 24.4 20.3-29.1 60 14.0 10.7-18.0 233 54.8 49.7-59.9 27 6.8 4.6-10.0
WIC recipient
No 728 157 19.6 16.6-22.9 157 21.7 18.5-25.3 350 49.1 45.1-53.2 64 9.6 7.4-12.3
Yes 579 69 10.4 7.9-13.5 234 42.3 37.7-47.0 181 32.6 28.3-37.1 95 14.8 11.8-18.4
Medicaid recipient
No 629 146 21.3 18.0-25.0 104 16.4 13.4-19.9 339 55.6 51.3-59.9 40 6.7 4.8- 9.2
Yes 687 80 10.0 7.8-12.8 293 44.3 40.1-48.7 193 29.0 25.2-33.1 121 16.6 13.6-20.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 428 84 18.8 15.5-22.7 133 31.9 27.6-36.4 149 34.0 29.8-38.6 62 15.3 12.2-19.1
2500+ grams 888 142 15.0 12.8-17.4 264 31.3 28.3-34.5 383 42.1 38.8-45.3 99 11.7 9.7-14.0

#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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