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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

INTENDEDNESS OF PREGNANCY

How Mother Felt About Becoming Pregnant

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Wanted to be Pregnant Sooner Wanted to be Pregnant Later Wanted to be Pregnant Then Did Not Want to be Pregnant Then or in the Future
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 951 160 15.5 13.0-18.3 314 33.9 30.4-37.5 376 41.8 38.2-45.5 101 8.8 7.0-11.1
Age
< 20 years 69 *** *** *** 47 72.1 58.0-82.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 236 18 7.7 4.5-12.9 120 48.3 40.9-55.8 72 34.2 27.3-41.7 26 9.8 6.2-15.2
25-34 years 500 97 18.5 14.9-22.6 126 25.3 21.2-29.9 231 48.4 43.5-53.4 46 7.8 5.5-10.9
35+ years 146 41 25.2 17.9-34.2 21 15.8 9.8-24.3 62 47.8 38.4-57.3 22 11.3 6.7-18.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 521 95 16.7 13.4-20.6 146 29.7 25.3-34.4 240 46.8 42.0-51.7 40 6.9 4.7- 9.8
Non-Hispanic Black 242 25 10.4 6.6-16.1 117 50.2 42.4-57.9 50 21.1 15.5-28.1 50 18.3 13.1-24.9
Non-Hispanic Other 54 17 26.7 15.3-42.2 15 29.4 17.1-45.6 18 37.0 23.0-53.7 *** *** ***
Latina 123 20 13.8 8.4-21.9 32 27.7 19.7-37.4 64 54.4 44.6-63.9 *** *** ***
Education
< High School 173 20 11.3 6.8-18.1 69 41.7 33.3-50.7 60 35.6 27.6-44.4 24 11.4 7.0-18.0
High School 189 26 14.4 9.4-21.4 74 40.3 32.4-48.8 61 32.4 25.1-40.7 28 12.9 8.3-19.4
> High School 588 114 17.3 14.2-21.0 170 28.7 24.6-33.0 255 47.5 42.9-52.1 49 6.5 4.6- 9.1
Marital Status
Married 560 127 20.8 17.2-24.8 117 22.4 18.7-26.7 278 51.8 47.1-56.5 38 5.0 3.3- 7.3
Other 391 33 7.8 5.2-11.6 197 50.5 44.6-56.4 98 27.3 22.3-32.9 63 14.4 10.8-19.0
WIC recipient
No 467 103 20.1 16.4-24.5 110 23.9 19.7-28.7 224 50.4 45.3-55.6 30 5.5 3.6- 8.5
Yes 478 57 11.2 8.3-15.0 201 43.3 38.1-48.6 150 33.6 28.8-38.8 70 11.9 9.0-15.6
Medicaid recipient
No 405 92 20.5 16.5-25.2 78 20.4 16.3-25.4 209 54.8 49.2-60.2 26 4.3 2.6- 7.0
Yes 546 68 11.8 9.0-15.4 236 43.6 38.8-48.6 167 32.4 28.0-37.2 75 12.1 9.3-15.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 323 59 17.0 13.4-21.4 114 37.9 32.6-43.6 99 29.4 24.7-34.5 51 15.7 12.1-20.1
2500+ grams 628 101 15.4 12.7-18.4 200 33.5 29.8-37.4 277 42.9 39.0-46.9 50 8.2 6.3-10.7

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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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