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2010 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 931 112 11.3 9.1-13.8 819 88.7 86.2-90.9
Age
18-19 years 51 7 10.7 4.1-25.2 44 89.3 74.8-95.9
20-24 years 222 29 13.2 8.8-19.1 193 86.8 80.9-91.2
25-34 years 499 54 9.4 6.9-12.7 445 90.6 87.3-93.1
35-44 years 159 22 14.7 9.4-22.3 137 85.3 77.7-90.6
Race
White 658 74 11.1 8.7-14.1 584 88.9 85.9-91.3
Black 194 25 10.6 6.5-17.0 169 89.4 83.0-93.5
Other 72 10 12.8 6.2-24.4 62 87.2 75.6-93.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 106 12 11.4 6.1-20.3 94 88.6 79.7-93.9
No 823 100 11.3 9.1-14.0 723 88.7 86.0-90.9
Education
< High School 124 17 11.0 5.9-19.6 107 89.0 80.4-94.1
High School 242 31 12.5 8.4-18.0 211 87.5 82.0-91.6
> High School 562 64 10.8 8.3-14.0 498 89.2 86.0-91.7
Marital Status
Married 612 77 12.9 10.1-16.2 535 87.1 83.8-89.9
Other 319 35 8.8 5.8-13.1 284 91.2 86.9-94.2
Income
14,999 or less 244 27 10.2 6.5-15.7 217 89.8 84.3-93.5
15,000-24,999 130 19 12.3 7.4-19.9 111 87.7 80.1-92.6
25,000-49,999 196 25 11.3 7.1-17.5 171 88.7 82.5-92.9
50,000 or more 318 37 12.0 8.5-16.6 281 88.0 83.4-91.5
WIC recipient
No 525 69 12.1 9.3-15.6 456 87.9 84.4-90.7
Yes 402 43 10.5 7.5-14.6 359 89.5 85.4-92.5
Medicaid recipient
No 477 65 12.8 9.8-16.5 412 87.2 83.5-90.2
Yes 454 47 9.9 7.1-13.6 407 90.1 86.4-92.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 310 42 14.0 10.5-18.4 268 86.0 81.6-89.5
2500+ grams 621 70 11.0 8.8-13.8 551 89.0 86.2-91.2

#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 18APR12

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