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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

Preconception Health Indicators Women 18-44

Are you or your husband or partner doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1514 198 13.1 11.1-15.4 1316 86.9 84.6-88.9
Age
18-19 years 116 12 9.8 4.8-19.1 104 90.2 80.9-95.2
20-24 years 406 50 12.3 8.8-17.0 356 87.7 83.0-91.2
25-34 years 801 101 12.9 10.2-16.1 700 87.1 83.9-89.8
35-44 years 191 35 18.2 12.3-26.1 156 81.8 73.9-87.7
Race
White 1046 145 12.9 10.7-15.6 901 87.1 84.4-89.3
Black 404 41 12.7 8.8-18.0 363 87.3 82.0-91.2
Other 64 12 18.1 9.1-32.8 52 81.9 67.2-90.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 170 22 12.4 7.6-19.6 148 87.6 80.4-92.4
No 1344 176 13.2 11.1-15.6 1168 86.8 84.4-88.9
Education
< High School 272 46 16.7 11.8-23.0 226 83.3 77.0-88.2
High School 445 60 13.4 9.9-17.9 385 86.6 82.1-90.1
> High School 794 91 11.4 9.0-14.4 703 88.6 85.6-91.0
Marital Status
Married 952 124 13.3 10.9-16.1 828 86.7 83.9-89.1
Other 562 74 12.8 9.5-16.9 488 87.2 83.1-90.5
Income
14,999 or less 448 65 16.4 12.4-21.4 383 83.6 78.6-87.6
15,000-24,999 233 30 11.1 7.1-17.1 203 88.9 82.9-92.9
25,000-49,999 314 30 9.7 6.4-14.4 284 90.3 85.6-93.6
50,000 or more 414 61 14.7 11.1-19.3 353 85.3 80.7-88.9
WIC recipient
No 778 104 13.0 10.4-16.2 674 87.0 83.8-89.6
Yes 727 92 13.1 10.3-16.6 635 86.9 83.4-89.7
Medicaid recipient
No 712 92 13.3 10.6-16.6 620 86.7 83.4-89.4
Yes 802 106 12.9 10.2-16.2 696 87.1 83.8-89.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 672 87 13.1 10.8-15.8 585 86.9 84.2-89.2
2500+ grams 842 111 13.1 10.9-15.6 731 86.9 84.4-89.1

#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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