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2007 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 1656 861 52.4 49.4-55.4 795 47.6 44.6-50.6
Age
< 20 years 195 150 74.7 66.0-81.8 45 25.3 18.2-34.0
20-24 years 396 258 64.8 58.7-70.4 138 35.2 29.6-41.3
25-34 years 835 364 43.4 39.2-47.7 471 56.6 52.3-60.8
35+ years 230 89 40.8 33.1-49.0 141 59.2 51.0-66.9
Race
White 1140 507 46.2 42.7-49.8 633 53.8 50.2-57.3
Black 444 322 72.5 66.5-77.9 122 27.5 22.1-33.5
Other 72 32 47.4 33.7-61.5 40 52.6 38.5-66.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 208 85 39.4 31.9-47.4 123 60.6 52.6-68.1
No 1445 774 54.9 51.6-58.1 671 45.1 41.9-48.4
Education
< High School 331 217 63.3 56.4-69.6 114 36.7 30.4-43.6
High School 449 277 59.6 53.7-65.2 172 40.4 34.8-46.3
> High School 870 364 43.5 39.4-47.7 506 56.5 52.3-60.6
Marital Status
Married 1008 367 36.5 32.9-40.2 641 63.5 59.8-67.1
Other 648 494 74.8 70.2-78.9 154 25.2 21.1-29.8
Income
14,999 or less 446 325 70.6 64.8-75.8 121 29.4 24.2-35.2
15,000-24,999 254 174 68.2 60.4-75.1 80 31.8 24.9-39.6
25,000-49,999 305 156 51.4 44.3-58.4 149 48.6 41.6-55.7
50,000 or more 539 142 27.8 23.4-32.7 397 72.2 67.3-76.6
WIC recipient
No 941 378 41.4 37.5-45.5 563 58.6 54.5-62.5
Yes 700 472 65.3 60.7-69.7 228 34.7 30.3-39.3
Medicaid recipient
No 786 234 30.9 27.0-35.0 552 69.1 65.0-73.0
Yes 870 627 70.4 66.4-74.1 243 29.6 25.9-33.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 763 424 58.6 55.2-61.9 339 41.4 38.1-44.8
2500+ grams 893 437 51.8 48.5-55.1 456 48.2 44.9-51.5

#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 09JUN09

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