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2003 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 1462 230 14.3 12.2-16.7 460 31.9 28.9-35.0 593 43.5 40.3-46.7 179 10.3 8.5-12.5
Age
< 20 years 159 7 6.8 2.9-14.9 94 54.8 44.1-65.0 40 27.7 19.2-38.3 18 10.7 5.7-19.1
20-24 years 400 29 7.1 4.6-11.0 195 51.1 44.9-57.3 125 32.1 26.5-38.2 51 9.7 6.7-13.9
25-34 years 719 145 18.6 15.4-22.2 152 21.0 17.5-24.9 345 50.9 46.4-55.3 77 9.6 7.2-12.6
35+ years 184 49 20.1 13.8-28.3 19 11.6 6.7-19.5 83 53.3 44.0-62.4 33 14.9 9.5-22.6
Race
White 999 179 15.5 13.0-18.3 283 30.1 26.7-33.8 465 47.0 43.3-50.8 72 7.4 5.6- 9.6
Black 399 41 10.7 7.1-15.7 156 38.1 31.7-45.0 103 32.0 25.9-38.9 99 19.2 14.5-25.0
Other 64 10 13.3 6.0-26.8 21 29.9 17.9-45.5 25 42.2 28.3-57.5 8 14.6 6.8-28.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 149 17 10.3 5.9-17.3 48 38.6 29.8-48.3 73 42.9 33.9-52.4 11 8.2 4.3-15.2
No 1310 211 14.7 12.5-17.2 412 31.0 27.9-34.3 519 43.7 40.3-47.1 168 10.7 8.8-13.0
Education
< High School 320 30 10.2 6.7-15.4 132 39.0 32.3-46.1 106 36.9 30.3-44.0 52 13.9 9.8-19.4
High School 433 50 11.6 8.3-16.0 168 40.1 34.3-46.2 147 36.0 30.4-42.0 68 12.4 9.0-16.8
> High School 707 150 18.0 14.9-21.7 159 23.3 19.6-27.4 339 51.4 46.9-55.9 59 7.3 5.3-10.1
Marital Status
Married 918 195 18.2 15.4-21.4 197 22.1 19.0-25.6 453 52.9 49.0-56.8 73 6.8 5.1- 9.0
Other 544 35 7.2 4.8-10.7 263 49.7 44.1-55.4 140 26.2 21.6-31.5 106 16.8 13.0-21.3
Income
15,999 or less 402 30 8.3 5.4-12.6 174 44.0 37.7-50.5 115 32.4 26.6-38.7 83 15.3 11.3-20.3
16,000-24,999 192 22 11.2 6.7-18.2 70 37.5 29.4-46.4 73 39.6 31.3-48.6 27 11.6 7.1-18.4
25,000-39,999 209 36 17.6 12.0-25.1 61 26.2 19.5-34.3 83 44.1 35.9-52.7 29 12.1 7.5-18.8
40,000 or more 497 130 21.3 17.4-25.9 78 16.6 13.0-21.1 266 56.8 51.5-62.0 23 5.2 3.3- 8.2
WIC recipient
No 755 158 18.3 15.2-21.8 157 20.9 17.5-24.7 382 54.5 50.2-58.8 58 6.3 4.5- 8.8
Yes 700 71 10.1 7.6-13.4 299 43.5 38.8-48.4 209 31.5 27.2-36.2 121 14.8 11.8-18.5
Medicaid recipient
No 700 161 20.0 16.7-23.7 129 19.2 15.9-23.1 361 54.3 49.8-58.7 49 6.5 4.6- 9.1
Yes 762 69 8.9 6.6-11.9 331 43.9 39.3-48.5 232 33.2 29.0-37.8 130 14.0 11.1-17.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 667 111 15.1 12.8-17.9 222 35.4 31.9-39.1 231 33.3 29.9-36.8 103 16.2 13.6-19.2
2500+ grams 795 119 14.2 12.0-16.8 238 31.6 28.4-35.0 362 44.4 40.9-47.9 76 9.8 7.9-12.1

#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 22MAR05

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