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2005 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 1015 169 14.5 12.0-17.4 327 33.3 29.7-37.1 411 41.1 37.4-45.0 108 11.1 8.8-13.8
Age
< 20 years 97 6 6.8 2.5-17.1 57 59.5 46.5-71.4 27 24.9 15.5-37.4 7 8.8 3.6-19.8
20-24 years 253 26 9.7 6.0-15.3 113 46.0 38.2-54.0 86 31.8 25.0-39.6 28 12.4 8.0-18.7
25-34 years 510 96 17.5 13.9-22.0 139 27.3 22.8-32.4 225 45.7 40.4-51.0 50 9.5 6.7-13.2
35+ years 155 41 17.4 11.3-25.9 18 14.0 8.3-22.6 73 52.7 42.8-62.4 23 15.9 9.7-24.9
Race
White 728 137 16.1 13.2-19.6 211 30.6 26.6-34.9 328 44.5 40.2-48.9 52 8.8 6.5-11.7
Black 247 22 8.0 4.5-13.9 102 42.3 34.0-51.1 70 30.1 22.7-38.6 53 19.6 13.6-27.4
Other 40 10 17.2 7.4-35.2 14 39.5 22.3-59.7 13 32.5 17.1-52.9 3 10.8 3.0-32.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 131 12 9.5 4.9-17.5 51 43.8 34.1-53.9 52 33.0 24.3-43.1 16 13.7 8.1-22.3
No 884 157 15.5 12.8-18.7 276 31.2 27.4-35.3 359 42.7 38.7-46.9 92 10.5 8.2-13.5
Education
< High School 201 26 14.2 9.2-21.3 87 43.6 35.4-52.2 64 28.8 21.7-37.1 24 13.4 8.5-20.4
High School 288 39 12.3 8.1-18.1 106 37.2 30.1-45.0 103 35.3 28.3-42.8 40 15.2 10.4-21.7
> High School 524 103 15.4 12.1-19.4 133 26.6 22.1-31.5 244 49.9 44.7-55.1 44 8.1 5.6-11.6
Marital Status
Married 647 140 18.8 15.4-22.7 146 23.8 20.0-28.0 315 49.8 45.1-54.4 46 7.6 5.5-10.6
Other 368 29 7.0 4.2-11.3 181 50.1 43.3-56.9 96 25.9 20.4-32.3 62 17.1 12.5-22.9
Income
14,999 or less 293 36 12.8 8.6-18.7 128 43.2 35.9-50.7 73 24.1 18.3-31.1 56 19.9 14.6-26.5
15,000-24,999 154 14 7.4 3.5-14.9 57 39.1 29.5-49.6 63 40.3 30.6-50.8 20 13.2 7.5-22.3
25,000-49,999 176 40 21.2 14.9-29.2 57 29.3 21.9-37.9 67 42.8 34.4-51.6 12 6.8 3.5-12.6
50,000 or more 294 73 18.3 13.6-24.1 42 16.3 11.8-22.2 169 61.9 55.0-68.3 10 3.5 1.7- 7.3
WIC recipient
No 552 115 17.1 13.7-21.2 130 25.0 20.8-29.7 264 49.4 44.4-54.5 43 8.5 6.0-11.9
Yes 448 51 11.2 8.0-15.6 193 43.8 37.9-49.9 141 30.9 25.6-36.7 63 14.1 10.4-18.9
Medicaid recipient
No 473 107 17.8 14.1-22.3 98 22.8 18.4-27.7 245 53.6 48.1-58.9 23 5.8 3.7- 9.2
Yes 542 62 11.6 8.5-15.6 229 42.6 37.2-48.1 166 30.2 25.5-35.5 85 15.6 12.0-20.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 456 87 17.5 14.5-21.1 152 35.1 30.9-39.6 167 35.9 31.7-40.3 50 11.5 8.8-14.8
2500+ grams 559 82 14.2 11.6-17.4 175 33.2 29.3-37.3 244 41.6 37.6-45.7 58 11.0 8.6-14.0

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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 25JUN07

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