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2011 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 956 493 50.4 46.8-54.1 463 49.6 45.9-53.2
Age
< 20 years 70 55 81.2 68.2-89.7 15 18.8 10.3-31.8
20-24 years 237 167 67.3 59.8-74.0 70 32.7 26.0-40.2
25-34 years 503 213 40.4 35.7-45.4 290 59.6 54.6-64.3
35+ years 146 58 38.0 29.2-47.6 88 62.0 52.4-70.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 526 227 43.3 38.5-48.2 299 56.7 51.8-61.5
Non-Hispanic Black 244 186 77.3 70.2-83.0 58 22.7 17.0-29.8
Non-Hispanic Other 53 25 47.6 32.3-63.4 28 52.4 36.6-67.7
Latina 122 53 43.8 34.3-53.7 69 56.2 46.3-65.7
Education
< High School 172 109 62.2 53.3-70.4 63 37.8 29.6-46.7
High School 191 122 61.9 53.5-69.6 69 38.1 30.4-46.5
> High School 592 261 42.1 37.7-46.7 331 57.9 53.3-62.3
Marital Status
Married 562 189 32.6 28.3-37.1 373 67.4 62.9-71.7
Other 393 303 76.0 70.5-80.7 90 24.0 19.3-29.5
WIC recipient
No 469 169 35.3 30.6-40.4 300 64.7 59.6-69.4
Yes 482 320 64.5 59.3-69.4 162 35.5 30.6-40.7
Medicaid recipient
No 407 121 29.5 24.7-34.8 286 70.5 65.2-75.3
Yes 549 372 65.6 60.7-70.1 177 34.4 29.9-39.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 325 194 62.3 56.9-67.4 131 37.7 32.6-43.1
2500+ grams 631 299 49.4 45.4-53.4 332 50.6 46.6-54.6

~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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