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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

Preconception Health Indicators Women 18-44

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 1500 256 15.4 13.3-17.8 482 32.6 29.7-35.7 570 41.4 38.3-44.5 192 10.6 8.8-12.7
Age
18-19 years 117 14 12.5 6.7-22.3 58 48.3 36.9-59.9 28 25.8 16.8-37.4 17 13.4 7.3-23.4
20-24 years 401 35 9.1 6.1-13.3 183 44.6 38.6-50.8 127 36.0 30.2-42.1 56 10.3 7.2-14.7
25-34 years 794 153 17.4 14.4-20.8 217 27.5 23.8-31.5 336 45.2 41.0-49.5 88 9.9 7.6-12.8
35-44 years 188 54 24.7 17.8-33.1 24 14.8 9.4-22.5 79 48.5 39.7-57.3 31 12.1 7.6-18.8
Race
White 1040 199 16.8 14.2-19.6 307 30.4 27.1-33.9 450 46.3 42.7-50.0 84 6.6 5.0- 8.6
Black 397 43 9.5 6.2-14.3 154 39.0 32.6-45.9 102 27.8 22.2-34.3 98 23.7 18.3-29.9
Other 63 14 22.8 12.7-37.4 21 39.5 26.1-54.7 18 23.7 13.6-38.1 10 14.0 6.6-27.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 173 24 13.1 8.2-20.2 59 34.1 26.2-43.0 81 48.2 39.4-57.0 9 4.7 2.1-10.1
No 1327 232 15.9 13.6-18.4 423 32.4 29.3-35.6 489 40.1 36.9-43.5 183 11.6 9.6-14.0
Education
< High School 273 39 16.3 11.5-22.6 85 30.5 24.0-37.8 100 40.6 33.5-48.1 49 12.6 8.6-18.2
High School 436 56 11.2 8.0-15.4 173 39.1 33.4-45.2 135 34.5 29.0-40.4 72 15.2 11.4-20.1
> High School 788 161 17.8 14.8-21.2 223 29.5 25.7-33.5 333 45.8 41.6-50.1 71 6.9 5.1- 9.3
Marital Status
Married 942 201 18.7 15.9-21.9 229 24.8 21.6-28.3 435 49.3 45.4-53.1 77 7.2 5.4- 9.4
Other 558 55 10.2 7.3-14.0 253 45.2 39.9-50.7 135 28.6 23.9-33.9 115 16.0 12.5-20.3
Income
14,999 or less 438 53 13.5 9.8-18.2 177 36.7 31.0-42.7 123 32.8 27.4-38.8 85 17.0 13.0-22.1
15,000-24,999 232 25 9.9 6.0-16.0 96 43.2 35.4-51.4 77 36.2 28.8-44.3 34 10.6 6.7-16.5
25,000-49,999 310 53 15.8 11.6-21.3 106 37.3 31.1-44.0 111 37.4 31.2-44.1 40 9.4 6.3-13.9
50,000 or more 410 115 23.3 18.8-28.4 70 18.1 14.0-23.1 209 54.2 48.3-59.9 16 4.5 2.6- 7.8
WIC recipient
No 777 173 20.1 16.9-23.8 185 24.3 20.8-28.2 356 49.5 45.2-53.8 63 6.0 4.3- 8.4
Yes 713 80 10.3 7.8-13.5 295 41.4 36.9-46.1 210 33.1 28.8-37.6 128 15.2 12.2-18.8
Medicaid recipient
No 704 164 20.6 17.2-24.3 162 23.8 20.2-27.8 334 50.0 45.6-54.5 44 5.6 3.9- 8.1
Yes 796 92 11.2 8.7-14.3 320 40.0 35.7-44.4 236 34.1 30.0-38.5 148 14.7 11.9-18.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 664 124 17.5 14.9-20.5 220 34.0 30.6-37.7 208 30.0 26.8-33.5 112 18.4 15.6-21.6
2500+ grams 836 132 15.3 13.0-17.9 262 32.5 29.4-35.8 362 42.3 39.0-45.7 80 9.9 8.0-12.2

#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 12JUL10

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