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2002 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 1530 260 16.4 14.3-18.9 504 31.0 28.2-34.0 618 43.0 39.9-46.1 148 9.6 7.9-11.6
Age
< 20 years 198 14 6.8 3.4-13.1 115 53.9 44.7-63.0 39 22.8 15.9-31.5 30 16.4 10.6-24.6
20-24 years 397 40 10.5 7.3-14.9 186 42.8 36.8-48.9 137 38.2 32.4-44.3 34 8.5 5.7-12.7
25-34 years 752 147 19.2 16.0-22.9 182 23.9 20.3-27.8 369 50.4 46.1-54.8 54 6.5 4.6- 9.0
35+ years 183 59 27.2 20.1-35.6 21 12.5 7.7-19.8 73 42.6 34.1-51.5 30 17.7 11.9-25.5
Race
White 1052 201 18.5 15.8-21.4 287 26.6 23.5-29.9 500 49.1 45.4-52.7 64 5.9 4.4- 7.9
Black 404 42 8.7 5.7-13.1 192 46.9 40.2-53.7 99 26.0 20.5-32.3 71 18.4 13.7-24.2
Other 74 17 20.6 11.7-33.8 25 26.5 16.2-40.1 19 28.9 18.1-42.9 13 24.0 14.0-37.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 161 21 11.9 7.0-19.4 54 34.0 25.7-43.4 79 48.0 38.8-57.3 7 6.2 2.9-12.8
No 1369 239 17.0 14.7-19.6 450 30.7 27.7-33.8 539 42.4 39.1-45.6 141 10.0 8.2-12.2
Education
< High School 343 35 10.4 7.0-15.1 154 43.4 37.0-49.9 110 34.2 28.2-40.6 44 12.1 8.4-17.1
High School 437 62 15.2 11.4-20.1 183 39.3 33.5-45.3 139 33.6 28.1-39.6 53 11.9 8.5-16.4
> High School 747 163 20.1 16.9-23.8 167 20.5 17.2-24.2 366 52.4 48.0-56.7 51 7.0 5.1- 9.6
Marital Status
Married 971 222 21.8 18.8-25.1 212 22.2 19.2-25.5 481 50.2 46.5-54.0 56 5.8 4.2- 7.8
Other 559 38 5.5 3.6- 8.4 292 49.1 43.6-54.6 137 28.1 23.4-33.4 92 17.3 13.5-21.9
Income
15,999 or less 458 43 8.6 5.8-12.5 230 46.2 40.4-52.2 134 32.9 27.5-38.7 51 12.3 8.8-16.8
16,000-24,999 171 12 7.9 4.0-15.0 71 38.0 29.3-47.6 65 41.3 32.3-50.8 23 12.8 7.7-20.6
25,000-39,999 205 43 20.2 14.2-27.9 57 30.9 23.6-39.4 84 39.4 31.4-48.0 21 9.5 5.5-15.8
40,000 or more 548 139 22.9 19.1-27.4 85 15.0 11.8-19.0 298 57.3 52.4-62.2 26 4.7 3.0- 7.3
WIC recipient
No 833 175 20.1 17.0-23.6 188 20.3 17.2-23.8 407 52.1 48.0-56.2 63 7.4 5.5- 9.9
Yes 683 80 11.0 8.4-14.3 313 44.8 40.1-49.6 207 31.7 27.5-36.3 83 12.4 9.6-16.0
Medicaid recipient
No 753 179 22.3 19.0-26.0 150 18.5 15.4-22.1 382 53.1 48.9-57.4 42 6.0 4.3- 8.4
Yes 777 81 9.9 7.5-12.9 354 44.9 40.4-49.5 236 31.7 27.6-36.1 106 13.5 10.7-17.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 687 118 15.9 13.4-18.6 255 38.1 34.6-41.8 242 33.9 30.5-37.4 72 12.1 9.8-14.9
2500+ grams 843 142 16.5 14.2-19.1 249 30.4 27.4-33.6 376 43.8 40.5-47.2 76 9.3 7.5-11.5

#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 20JUL04

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