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2009 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 1152 215 17.3 15.0-19.9 351 32.5 29.4-35.8 445 38.1 34.9-41.4 141 12.1 10.0-14.6
Age
< 20 years 120 10 10.3 5.3-19.0 71 57.5 46.7-67.7 22 17.9 11.2-27.6 17 14.3 8.2-23.6
20-24 years 265 27 9.1 5.8-14.0 126 50.4 43.3-57.4 83 30.6 24.5-37.4 29 10.0 6.4-15.2
25-34 years 591 119 18.7 15.4-22.5 137 23.9 20.1-28.2 262 44.4 39.9-49.1 73 13.0 10.1-16.6
35+ years 176 59 33.1 25.7-41.5 17 10.3 6.1-16.8 78 45.5 37.2-54.0 22 11.1 6.7-17.9
Race
White 831 171 18.4 15.6-21.4 224 29.0 25.6-32.8 358 43.4 39.6-47.2 78 9.2 7.2-11.7
Black 268 30 12.4 8.2-18.4 109 41.5 34.3-49.1 70 24.3 18.6-31.2 59 21.8 16.1-28.7
Other 53 14 26.2 15.0-41.6 18 40.8 26.2-57.2 17 24.6 13.9-39.8 4 8.4 2.9-22.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 146 24 16.0 10.4-23.9 48 35.0 26.7-44.2 60 41.6 33.0-50.8 14 7.4 4.0-13.1
No 1006 191 17.5 15.0-20.4 303 32.1 28.7-35.6 385 37.4 34.0-40.9 127 13.0 10.7-15.8
Education
< High School 195 17 8.6 4.9-14.9 91 47.8 39.5-56.3 62 32.5 25.2-40.8 25 11.0 6.8-17.3
High School 318 51 15.1 11.1-20.2 110 35.0 29.2-41.4 101 33.5 27.8-39.8 56 16.3 12.1-21.7
> High School 635 147 22.0 18.6-25.8 149 25.1 21.4-29.3 280 42.7 38.5-47.1 59 10.1 7.6-13.3
Marital Status
Married 704 177 23.7 20.3-27.4 138 20.7 17.4-24.3 332 47.6 43.4-51.7 57 8.1 6.0-10.7
Other 448 38 8.8 6.1-12.5 213 48.2 42.7-53.8 113 25.4 20.9-30.6 84 17.5 13.7-22.2
Income
14,999 or less 212 24 11.8 7.5-18.2 95 50.4 42.2-58.6 54 24.0 17.8-31.6 39 13.7 9.2-20.1
15,000-24,999 271 34 12.0 8.3-17.1 106 40.5 33.9-47.3 89 32.1 26.1-38.8 42 15.4 11.0-21.1
25,000-49,999 232 43 18.1 13.0-24.6 68 27.1 21.0-34.2 86 38.7 31.7-46.3 35 16.1 11.2-22.7
50,000 or more 375 110 27.0 22.3-32.2 52 14.6 11.0-19.1 196 53.1 47.4-58.7 17 5.4 3.2- 8.8
WIC recipient
No 613 155 23.8 20.3-27.8 131 22.2 18.6-26.3 281 46.4 41.9-50.9 46 7.5 5.4-10.5
Yes 536 59 10.7 8.0-14.2 218 42.5 37.6-47.5 164 30.1 25.7-34.8 95 16.7 13.3-20.8
Medicaid recipient
No 570 154 25.6 21.8-29.8 103 19.1 15.7-23.1 279 49.8 45.2-54.4 34 5.4 3.7- 8.0
Yes 582 61 10.2 7.7-13.5 248 43.9 39.1-48.7 166 28.1 24.0-32.6 107 17.8 14.4-21.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 396 74 16.9 13.6-20.7 127 33.6 29.1-38.5 135 32.8 28.4-37.5 60 16.7 13.2-20.8
2500+ grams 756 141 17.3 14.8-20.2 224 32.4 29.0-36.0 310 38.5 35.1-42.1 81 11.7 9.5-14.4

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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 28JUL11

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