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2010 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 935 167 17.0 14.4-19.9 277 32.2 28.7-35.8 392 39.9 36.4-43.6 99 10.9 8.8-13.5
Age
18-19 years 52 3 3.3 0.7-13.5 32 65.7 49.5-78.9 10 18.6 9.0-34.3 7 12.5 5.2-27.1
20-24 years 223 20 8.5 5.2-13.5 103 46.4 39.0-54.0 79 33.2 26.6-40.6 21 11.9 7.7-18.0
25-34 years 503 103 21.6 17.7-26.1 122 25.3 21.2-29.9 235 44.3 39.4-49.3 43 8.8 6.3-12.1
35-44 years 157 41 21.9 15.4-30.2 20 15.8 10.0-24.0 68 45.8 36.8-55.2 28 16.4 10.7-24.5
Race
White 660 126 17.0 14.0-20.4 171 29.1 25.2-33.4 309 45.0 40.7-49.4 54 8.9 6.6-11.8
Black 196 21 13.2 8.4-20.1 85 44.6 36.5-53.1 52 24.9 18.5-32.6 38 17.2 11.8-24.4
Other 73 17 24.4 14.6-37.8 20 25.4 15.7-38.4 30 38.8 27.0-52.1 6 11.4 5.2-23.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 108 14 15.2 8.8-24.8 38 33.7 24.5-44.4 50 46.0 35.7-56.7 6 5.1 2.0-12.5
No 825 152 17.2 14.4-20.3 239 32.0 28.4-35.9 342 39.0 35.3-42.9 92 11.8 9.4-14.7
Education
< High School 128 16 13.3 7.7-22.1 49 38.2 28.5-49.0 52 38.3 28.7-48.9 11 10.2 5.3-18.8
High School 247 32 14.1 9.8-19.9 89 38.1 31.4-45.2 79 29.3 23.3-36.1 47 18.6 13.7-24.7
> High School 557 118 19.4 16.0-23.4 139 27.5 23.4-31.9 259 45.8 41.2-50.5 41 7.3 5.2-10.3
Marital Status
Married 610 138 21.2 17.8-25.1 127 22.9 19.3-27.0 295 47.1 42.7-51.6 50 8.7 6.4-11.7
Other 325 29 10.5 7.1-15.2 150 46.4 40.0-52.8 97 28.8 23.4-35.0 49 14.4 10.5-19.4
Income
14,999 or less 245 27 11.6 7.6-17.2 110 44.5 37.4-51.9 70 29.2 22.8-36.4 38 14.7 10.3-20.6
15,000-24,999 130 18 13.1 7.8-21.0 52 43.5 34.0-53.5 41 29.7 21.5-39.4 19 13.7 8.3-21.8
25,000-49,999 196 24 13.9 9.2-20.4 60 32.5 25.4-40.5 90 43.2 35.5-51.2 22 10.5 6.5-16.5
50,000 or more 316 90 25.5 20.5-31.3 42 15.0 11.0-20.1 170 54.1 47.9-60.2 14 5.3 3.0- 9.4
WIC recipient
No 523 125 22.3 18.5-26.7 107 21.5 17.7-25.8 256 49.3 44.4-54.2 35 6.9 4.7-10.0
Yes 406 40 10.9 7.8-14.9 169 43.5 38.0-49.1 133 30.3 25.4-35.7 64 15.4 11.8-19.8
Medicaid recipient
No 478 114 22.4 18.4-26.9 87 20.3 16.4-24.8 251 51.3 46.2-56.4 26 6.0 3.9- 9.2
Yes 457 53 12.3 9.1-16.2 190 42.6 37.4-48.0 141 29.9 25.2-35.0 73 15.3 11.9-19.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 308 55 15.0 11.6-19.1 87 31.8 26.6-37.4 130 40.5 35.1-46.1 36 12.8 9.4-17.2
2500+ grams 627 112 17.2 14.4-20.3 190 32.2 28.5-36.1 262 39.9 36.0-43.8 63 10.8 8.5-13.6

#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 20APR12

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