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2005 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 1021 544 51.4 47.6-55.3 477 48.6 44.7-52.4
Age
< 20 years 98 69 68.7 55.8-79.2 29 31.3 20.8-44.2
20-24 years 252 164 62.0 54.0-69.3 88 38.0 30.7-46.0
25-34 years 515 244 45.0 39.7-50.3 271 55.0 49.7-60.3
35+ years 156 67 43.6 34.1-53.5 89 56.4 46.5-65.9
Race
White 733 342 46.5 42.2-50.9 391 53.5 49.1-57.8
Black 249 181 68.5 59.9-76.0 68 31.5 24.0-40.1
Other 39 21 56.8 37.2-74.5 18 43.2 25.5-62.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 132 74 59.6 49.4-69.0 58 40.4 31.0-50.6
No 889 470 49.8 45.7-54.0 419 50.2 46.0-54.3
Education
< High School 205 131 62.2 53.7-70.0 74 37.8 30.0-46.3
High School 290 191 61.7 54.0-68.8 99 38.3 31.2-46.0
> High School 524 221 41.5 36.4-46.7 303 58.5 53.3-63.6
Marital Status
Married 648 260 39.4 34.9-44.0 388 60.6 56.0-65.1
Other 373 284 72.4 65.9-78.1 89 27.6 21.9-34.1
Income
14,999 or less 294 215 68.5 61.1-75.1 79 31.5 24.9-38.9
15,000-24,999 156 100 60.8 50.3-70.3 56 39.2 29.7-49.7
25,000-49,999 177 92 49.0 40.3-57.7 85 51.0 42.3-59.7
50,000 or more 295 75 24.9 19.4-31.3 220 75.1 68.7-80.6
WIC recipient
No 553 234 41.3 36.4-46.4 319 58.7 53.6-63.6
Yes 453 300 63.5 57.6-69.1 153 36.5 30.9-42.4
Medicaid recipient
No 474 175 37.1 32.0-42.5 299 62.9 57.5-68.0
Yes 547 369 63.9 58.5-68.9 178 36.1 31.1-41.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 459 272 61.6 57.1-65.8 187 38.4 34.2-42.9
2500+ grams 562 272 50.5 46.4-54.7 290 49.5 45.3-53.6

~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.

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