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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

Preconception Health Indicators Women 18-44

Pregnancy Intendedness*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Unintended Intended
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1500 674 43.2 40.1-46.4 826 56.8 53.6-59.9
Age
18-19 years 117 75 61.7 49.8-72.3 42 38.3 27.7-50.2
20-24 years 401 239 55.0 48.8-61.0 162 45.0 39.0-51.2
25-34 years 794 305 37.4 33.3-41.7 489 62.6 58.3-66.7
35-44 years 188 55 26.9 19.8-35.4 133 73.1 64.6-80.2
Race
White 1040 391 36.9 33.4-40.6 649 63.1 59.4-66.6
Black 397 252 62.7 55.9-69.0 145 37.3 31.0-44.1
Other 63 31 53.5 38.8-67.5 32 46.5 32.5-61.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 173 68 38.7 30.5-47.7 105 61.3 52.3-69.5
No 1327 606 44.0 40.7-47.4 721 56.0 52.6-59.3
Education
< High School 273 134 43.1 35.9-50.6 139 56.9 49.4-64.1
High School 436 245 54.3 48.3-60.2 191 45.7 39.8-51.7
> High School 788 294 36.4 32.4-40.6 494 63.6 59.4-67.6
Marital Status
Married 942 306 32.0 28.5-35.7 636 68.0 64.3-71.5
Other 558 368 61.2 55.8-66.4 190 38.8 33.6-44.2
Income
14,999 or less 438 262 53.7 47.6-59.7 176 46.3 40.3-52.4
15,000-24,999 232 130 53.8 45.7-61.8 102 46.2 38.2-54.3
25,000-49,999 310 146 46.8 40.2-53.5 164 53.2 46.5-59.8
50,000 or more 410 86 22.6 18.0-27.9 324 77.4 72.1-82.0
WIC recipient
No 777 248 30.4 26.5-34.5 529 69.6 65.5-73.5
Yes 713 423 56.7 52.0-61.2 290 43.3 38.8-48.0
Medicaid recipient
No 704 206 29.4 25.5-33.7 498 70.6 66.3-74.5
Yes 796 468 54.7 50.2-59.1 328 45.3 40.9-49.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 664 332 52.4 48.7-56.1 332 47.6 43.9-51.3
2500+ grams 836 342 42.4 39.1-45.8 494 57.6 54.2-60.9

Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 11: Thinking back to just before you got pregnant, how did you feel about becoming pregnant?

#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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