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2009 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 1155 572 52.0 48.6-55.3 583 48.0 44.7-51.4
Age
< 20 years 119 99 83.8 74.4-90.2 20 16.2 9.8-25.6
20-24 years 265 167 62.4 55.3-68.9 98 37.6 31.1-44.7
25-34 years 593 247 43.7 39.1-48.4 346 56.3 51.6-60.9
35+ years 178 59 36.9 28.9-45.5 119 63.1 54.5-71.1
Race
White 834 361 45.6 41.7-49.4 473 54.4 50.6-58.3
Black 267 185 72.9 65.9-79.0 82 27.1 21.0-34.1
Other 54 26 46.3 31.4-61.8 28 53.7 38.2-68.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 145 73 48.0 39.1-57.1 72 52.0 42.9-60.9
No 1010 499 52.7 49.1-56.3 511 47.3 43.7-50.9
Education
< High School 194 136 67.7 59.3-75.0 58 32.3 25.0-40.7
High School 320 195 62.1 55.7-68.0 125 37.9 32.0-44.3
> High School 637 239 40.1 35.8-44.6 398 59.9 55.4-64.2
Marital Status
Married 709 237 35.6 31.7-39.7 472 64.4 60.3-68.3
Other 446 335 74.4 69.2-79.0 111 25.6 21.0-30.8
Income
14,999 or less 212 151 72.2 64.4-78.9 61 27.8 21.1-35.6
15,000-24,999 270 170 63.5 56.7-69.7 100 36.5 30.3-43.3
25,000-49,999 234 122 53.1 45.6-60.5 112 46.9 39.5-54.4
50,000 or more 377 86 24.9 20.2-30.2 291 75.1 69.8-79.8
WIC recipient
No 616 209 35.8 31.5-40.2 407 64.2 59.8-68.5
Yes 536 361 68.0 63.2-72.5 175 32.0 27.5-36.8
Medicaid recipient
No 574 170 30.9 26.8-35.4 404 69.1 64.6-73.2
Yes 581 402 70.1 65.5-74.3 179 29.9 25.7-34.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 395 211 56.7 51.8-61.4 184 43.3 38.6-48.2
2500+ grams 760 361 51.6 47.9-55.2 399 48.4 44.8-52.1

~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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