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Thinking back to your last pregnancy, just before you got pregnant, how did you feel about becoming pregnant?*


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Wanted sooner
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Wanted later
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Wanted then
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Didn't want to be pregnant
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 251 23   8.9  ( 5.8-13.4) 72  30.9  (24.5-38.2) 118  46.1  (39.2-53.2) 38  14.1  ( 9.7-20.0)
GENDER          
Female 251 23   8.9  ( 5.8-13.4) 72  30.9  (24.5-38.2) 118  46.1  (39.2-53.2) 38  14.1  ( 9.7-20.0)
RACE          
White 179 20  11.0  ( 7.0-16.9) 47  29.8  (22.3-38.7)  94  50.1  (42.0-58.3) 18   9.0  ( 5.5-14.4)
African American  53  1   1.0  ( 0.1- 6.7) 22  40.3  (25.8-56.8)  15  31.5  (17.8-49.3) 15  27.2  (14.3-45.5)
AGE          
18-24  54  1   1.0  ( 0.1- 7.2) 24  47.8  (32.8-63.1)  19  30.0  (18.6-44.6) 10  21.1  (10.4-38.3)
25-34 141 13   9.1  ( 5.3-15.4) 41  29.6  (21.4-39.2)  65  49.4  (40.0-58.7) 22  11.9  ( 7.5-18.4)
35-44  56  9  18.4  ( 9.3-33.1)  7  12.3  ( 5.8-24.2)  34  59.0  (44.7-72.0)  6  10.3  ( 4.5-21.7)
EDUCATION          
Less Than H.S.  18  3  20.2  ( 6.0-49.8)  6  35.7  (15.9-62.0)   5  30.3  (12.2-57.7)  4  13.8  ( 4.7-34.3)
H.S. or G.E.D.  89  7   7.2  ( 3.4-14.7) 28  35.7  (24.6-48.6)  37  39.3  (28.6-51.1) 17  17.8  ( 9.8-30.1)
Some Post-H.S.  71  5   7.4  ( 3.1-16.8) 25  36.3  (24.0-50.7)  31  42.1  (29.2-56.2) 10  14.2  ( 7.1-26.3)
College Graduate  73  8   9.5  ( 4.5-19.1) 13  17.1  ( 9.9-28.0)  45  64.6  (52.5-75.1)  7   8.8  ( 3.9-18.4)
HOUSEHOLD INCOME          
Less than $15,000  19    8  42.8  (21.0-67.7)   5  29.2  (11.5-56.9)  6  28.0  (11.8-53.1)
$15,000- 24,999  64  1   3.7  ( 0.5-21.7) 27  45.2  (31.0-60.2)  24  36.6  (24.3-51.0) 12  14.5  ( 7.7-25.5)
$25,000- 34,999  42  7  14.3  ( 6.7-28.0)  6  13.7  ( 5.8-29.3)  19  48.8  (33.2-64.7) 10  23.2  (12.3-39.4)
$35,000- 49,999  33  3   7.9  ( 2.4-22.7)  7  22.4  (10.8-40.7)  22  68.1  (50.1-82.0)  1   1.6  ( 0.2-10.9)
$50,000+  72  9  11.1  ( 5.6-21.0) 17  27.7  (16.8-42.2)  41  54.1  (40.7-67.0)  5   7.0  ( 2.6-17.6)

*This question is asked to female respondents who reported being ages 18-44 years old and reported being pregnant in the past 5 years.
#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.