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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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When you got pregnant with your new baby, were you trying to become pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1542 816 50.5 47.4-53.6 726 49.5 46.4-52.6
Age
< 20 years 199 162 77.0 68.3-83.9 37 23.0 16.1-31.7
20-24 years 404 270 63.6 57.5-69.2 134 36.4 30.8-42.5
25-34 years 749 304 39.6 35.4-44.0 445 60.4 56.0-64.6
35+ years 190 80 39.9 31.8-48.7 110 60.1 51.3-68.2
Race
White 1059 460 42.2 38.6-45.8 599 57.8 54.2-61.4
Black 408 318 78.5 72.6-83.5 90 21.5 16.5-27.4
Other 75 38 47.6 34.4-61.1 37 52.4 38.9-65.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 163 68 43.3 34.4-52.7 95 56.7 47.3-65.6
No 1379 748 51.4 48.1-54.6 631 48.6 45.4-51.9
Education
< High School 346 239 65.0 58.6-71.0 107 35.0 29.0-41.4
High School 443 286 61.7 55.6-67.3 157 38.3 32.7-44.4
> High School 750 290 36.9 32.8-41.2 460 63.1 58.8-67.2
Marital Status
Married 977 371 37.6 34.0-41.3 606 62.4 58.7-66.0
Other 565 445 76.6 71.7-81.0 120 23.4 19.0-28.3
Income
15,999 or less 461 331 68.3 62.5-73.6 130 31.7 26.4-37.5
16,000-24,999 173 128 72.4 63.3-80.0 45 27.6 20.0-36.7
25,000-39,999 205 104 50.7 42.2-59.1 101 49.3 40.9-57.8
40,000 or more 550 158 28.1 23.8-32.7 392 71.9 67.3-76.2
WIC recipient
No 837 329 36.0 32.1-40.0 508 64.0 60.0-67.9
Yes 692 481 68.8 64.2-73.0 211 31.2 27.0-35.8
Medicaid recipient
No 756 262 33.1 29.2-37.3 494 66.9 62.7-70.8
Yes 786 554 69.5 65.2-73.5 232 30.5 26.5-34.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 694 407 61.7 58.1-65.1 287 38.3 34.9-41.9
2500+ grams 848 409 49.5 46.1-52.8 439 50.5 47.2-53.9

#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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