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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

Preconception Health Indicators Women 18-44

Percentage of women having a live birth who were not trying to get pregnant at the time of conception and neither they nor their husbands or partners were doing anything to keep from getting pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 612 296 48.7 43.6-53.8 316 51.3 46.2-56.4
Age
18-19 years 74 40 60.9 45.8-74.2 34 39.1 25.8-54.2
20-24 years 226 110 44.6 36.3-53.2 116 55.4 46.8-63.7
25-34 years 264 122 48.0 40.5-55.7 142 52.0 44.3-59.5
35-44 years 48 24 51.1 33.8-68.2 24 48.9 31.8-66.2
Race
White 341 164 46.4 39.9-53.0 177 53.6 47.0-60.1
Black 243 123 55.8 47.0-64.3 120 44.2 35.7-53.0
Other 28 9 28.6 12.8-52.2 19 71.4 47.8-87.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 63 30 44.1 30.0-59.3 33 55.9 40.7-70.0
No 549 266 49.4 44.0-54.8 283 50.6 45.2-56.0
Education
< High School 124 75 57.3 45.5-68.3 49 42.7 31.7-54.5
High School 226 114 55.5 46.9-63.8 112 44.5 36.2-53.1
> High School 262 107 37.7 30.8-45.2 155 62.3 54.8-69.2
Marital Status
Married 267 127 49.7 42.4-57.1 140 50.3 42.9-57.6
Other 345 169 47.9 41.0-55.0 176 52.1 45.0-59.0
Income
14,999 or less 247 131 56.1 47.7-64.3 116 43.9 35.7-52.3
15,000-24,999 123 56 44.5 33.6-55.9 67 55.5 44.1-66.4
25,000-49,999 129 52 43.0 33.1-53.5 77 57.0 46.5-66.9
50,000 or more 67 29 38.5 25.9-52.9 38 61.5 47.1-74.1
WIC recipient
No 216 99 41.4 33.4-50.0 117 58.6 50.0-66.6
Yes 393 196 52.7 46.3-59.0 197 47.3 41.0-53.7
Medicaid recipient
No 176 82 47.0 38.1-56.1 94 53.0 43.9-61.9
Yes 436 214 49.4 43.2-55.6 222 50.6 44.4-56.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 305 148 50.2 44.7-55.7 157 49.8 44.3-55.3
2500+ grams 307 148 48.5 42.9-54.2 159 51.5 45.8-57.1

#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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