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2006 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 1291 178 12.2 10.1-14.6 1113 87.8 85.4-89.9
Age
18-19 years 91 14 9.5 4.3-19.6 77 90.5 80.4-95.7
20-24 years 291 40 11.2 7.4-16.6 251 88.8 83.4-92.6
25-34 years 691 81 11.5 8.8-14.8 610 88.5 85.2-91.2
35-44 years 218 43 18.3 12.6-25.7 175 81.7 74.3-87.4
Race
White 952 117 11.4 9.1-14.2 835 88.6 85.8-90.9
Black 264 41 11.4 7.3-17.2 223 88.6 82.8-92.7
Other 75 20 26.6 15.7-41.3 55 73.4 58.7-84.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 166 16 7.9 4.2-14.6 150 92.1 85.4-95.8
No 1125 162 13.0 10.7-15.7 963 87.0 84.3-89.3
Education
< High School 174 27 11.6 6.9-18.9 147 88.4 81.1-93.1
High School 395 53 12.8 9.1-17.8 342 87.2 82.2-90.9
> High School 720 98 12.0 9.4-15.2 622 88.0 84.8-90.6
Marital Status
Married 876 114 11.9 9.6-14.8 762 88.1 85.2-90.4
Other 415 64 12.6 9.1-17.2 351 87.4 82.8-90.9
Income
14,999 or less 335 45 13.0 9.0-18.4 290 87.0 81.6-91.0
15,000-24,999 169 25 13.3 8.0-21.4 144 86.7 78.6-92.0
25,000-49,999 256 32 11.0 7.2-16.7 224 89.0 83.3-92.8
50,000 or more 440 60 10.8 7.9-14.7 380 89.2 85.3-92.1
WIC recipient
No 742 111 13.6 10.8-17.0 631 86.4 83.0-89.2
Yes 541 67 10.6 7.8-14.3 474 89.4 85.7-92.2
Medicaid recipient
No 668 90 11.6 9.0-14.8 578 88.4 85.2-91.0
Yes 623 88 12.8 9.8-16.5 535 87.2 83.5-90.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 563 91 16.7 13.7-20.2 472 83.3 79.8-86.3
2500+ grams 728 87 11.8 9.6-14.4 641 88.2 85.6-90.4

#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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