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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

INTENDEDNESS OF PREGNANCY

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 1811 259 13.6 11.7-15.9 618 34.7 31.8-37.7 733 41.0 38.1-44.1 201 10.6 8.8-12.7
Age
< 20 years 230 12 4.9 2.2-10.5 152 62.8 54.0-70.9 47 24.8 17.9-33.2 19 7.5 4.0-13.7
20-24 years 489 42 7.7 5.1-11.6 221 46.4 40.6-52.4 170 34.6 29.1-40.5 56 11.3 8.0-15.6
25-34 years 885 148 16.4 13.5-19.8 219 25.2 21.5-29.1 423 48.7 44.4-53.0 95 9.8 7.5-12.7
35+ years 207 57 26.7 19.5-35.4 26 14.3 8.9-22.1 93 42.6 34.1-51.7 31 16.4 10.6-24.4
Race
White 1206 208 15.4 13.1-18.2 333 29.4 26.3-32.8 569 46.8 43.2-50.3 96 8.4 6.6-10.6
Black 549 42 7.9 5.0-12.1 258 47.9 41.7-54.2 151 26.2 21.1-32.1 98 18.0 13.7-23.4
Other 56 9 15.7 6.5-33.2 27 61.5 43.4-76.9 13 16.4 7.2-33.2 7 6.4 1.6-22.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 19 11.3 6.2-19.5 50 35.6 26.6-45.7 72 48.2 38.3-58.2 6 5.0 2.0-12.2
No 1663 240 13.9 11.9-16.3 567 34.5 31.5-37.7 661 40.2 37.1-43.4 195 11.3 9.4-13.5
Education
< High School 396 39 9.7 6.4-14.4 183 44.3 37.8-50.9 112 31.3 25.4-37.7 62 14.8 10.7-20.1
High School 598 76 11.9 8.9-15.8 231 39.8 34.7-45.2 215 35.9 30.9-41.2 76 12.4 9.3-16.5
> High School 815 143 17.1 14.0-20.7 203 25.8 22.0-29.9 406 50.2 45.7-54.6 63 7.0 5.0- 9.6
Marital Status
Married 1150 218 17.4 14.8-20.4 260 24.9 21.8-28.4 583 50.7 46.9-54.4 89 7.0 5.3- 9.2
Other 661 41 6.4 4.2- 9.6 358 53.7 48.3-59.0 150 22.3 18.1-27.2 112 17.6 13.8-22.1
Income
15,999 or less 538 40 7.3 4.8-11.0 248 46.5 40.7-52.3 160 29.4 24.4-35.0 90 16.8 12.8-21.7
16,000-24,999 245 25 10.6 6.4-17.1 112 46.2 38.2-54.5 76 31.8 24.6-39.9 32 11.4 7.2-17.6
25,000-39,999 262 43 15.9 10.9-22.5 85 37.1 29.8-45.0 103 38.2 30.9-46.2 31 8.8 5.4-14.1
40,000 or more 600 134 21.0 17.2-25.5 100 16.6 13.0-20.8 336 57.3 52.2-62.3 30 5.1 3.2- 7.9
WIC recipient
No 970 184 18.1 15.1-21.4 236 25.1 21.7-29.0 460 48.8 44.6-52.9 90 8.0 6.1-10.6
Yes 831 74 8.8 6.6-11.8 379 45.3 40.9-49.9 269 32.6 28.5-37.0 109 13.2 10.4-16.7
Medicaid recipient
No 885 182 19.0 16.0-22.5 182 21.8 18.5-25.6 454 51.8 47.6-56.0 67 7.3 5.4- 9.9
Yes 926 77 8.3 6.2-11.2 436 47.4 43.0-51.9 279 30.4 26.5-34.6 134 13.8 11.1-17.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 359 59 16.3 13.1-20.0 126 35.4 31.0-40.0 138 37.9 33.5-42.6 36 10.5 7.9-13.8
1500 - 2499 grams 573 76 12.8 10.4-15.6 196 35.8 32.1-39.8 224 37.6 33.9-41.5 77 13.8 11.2-16.8
2500+ grams 879 124 13.7 11.6-16.1 296 34.6 31.5-37.9 371 41.3 38.1-44.6 88 10.4 8.5-12.6

#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 24NOV03

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