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2009 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 1118 141 12.2 10.2-14.7 977 87.8 85.3-89.8
Age
18-19 years 86 9 13.0 6.3-24.9 77 87.0 75.1-93.7
20-24 years 265 29 9.4 6.1-14.3 236 90.6 85.7-93.9
25-34 years 592 72 12.2 9.5-15.7 520 87.8 84.3-90.5
35-44 years 175 31 16.8 11.4-24.1 144 83.2 75.9-88.6
Race
White 819 89 10.0 8.0-12.6 730 90.0 87.4-92.0
Black 249 42 18.4 13.1-25.2 207 81.6 74.8-86.9
Other 50 10 17.4 7.9-34.2 40 82.6 65.8-92.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 139 15 10.2 5.8-17.4 124 89.8 82.6-94.2
No 979 126 12.6 10.4-15.2 853 87.4 84.8-89.6
Education
< High School 165 19 11.3 6.6-18.7 146 88.7 81.3-93.4
High School 313 36 10.2 6.9-14.9 277 89.8 85.1-93.1
> High School 636 85 13.7 10.9-17.0 551 86.3 83.0-89.1
Marital Status
Married 706 94 13.2 10.6-16.3 612 86.8 83.7-89.4
Other 412 47 10.8 7.6-15.0 365 89.2 85.0-92.4
Income
14,999 or less 313 43 11.7 8.1-16.5 270 88.3 83.5-91.9
15,000-24,999 151 14 11.1 6.3-18.8 137 88.9 81.2-93.7
25,000-49,999 229 27 10.4 6.6-15.9 202 89.6 84.1-93.4
50,000 or more 375 54 15.1 11.4-19.7 321 84.9 80.3-88.6
WIC recipient
No 613 83 13.5 10.7-16.8 530 86.5 83.2-89.3
Yes 504 58 11.0 8.1-14.7 446 89.0 85.3-91.9
Medicaid recipient
No 571 77 13.6 10.7-17.1 494 86.4 82.9-89.3
Yes 547 64 11.0 8.2-14.5 483 89.0 85.5-91.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 379 52 13.7 10.6-17.6 327 86.3 82.4-89.4
2500+ grams 739 89 12.1 9.9-14.7 650 87.9 85.3-90.1

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009. The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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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