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2006 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 1288 244 15.2 13.0-17.7 392 33.9 30.6-37.3 499 38.3 35.0-41.7 153 12.7 10.5-15.3
Age
18-19 years 93 7 8.2 3.2-19.3 60 61.8 48.7-73.4 16 16.7 9.2-28.4 10 13.3 6.4-25.6
20-24 years 294 28 8.0 5.0-12.6 139 49.7 42.5-56.9 98 32.3 25.9-39.3 29 10.0 6.4-15.5
25-34 years 683 135 14.8 12.0-18.1 160 27.1 23.0-31.7 306 44.5 39.9-49.2 82 13.6 10.5-17.4
35-44 years 218 74 33.9 26.2-42.6 33 13.9 8.8-21.2 79 38.8 30.7-47.5 32 13.5 8.6-20.4
Race
White 953 199 16.7 14.1-19.6 268 33.1 29.4-37.1 403 41.4 37.6-45.3 83 8.8 6.8-11.4
Black 258 29 9.3 5.5-15.4 100 36.7 29.2-44.9 70 29.0 22.1-37.0 59 25.0 18.6-32.9
Other 77 16 18.7 10.3-31.4 24 32.5 20.7-47.2 26 33.3 21.5-47.7 11 15.5 6.9-31.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 174 21 8.1 4.7-13.7 59 37.9 29.3-47.3 79 42.9 34.1-52.2 15 11.0 6.2-18.9
No 1114 223 16.6 14.1-19.4 333 33.0 29.6-36.7 420 37.3 33.8-41.0 138 13.0 10.6-15.9
Education
< High School 179 19 7.6 4.1-13.8 62 40.1 31.2-49.8 71 37.3 28.6-46.9 27 14.9 9.3-23.0
High School 392 61 11.0 7.8-15.2 161 43.3 37.1-49.8 113 29.3 23.9-35.3 57 16.4 12.1-22.0
> High School 715 164 20.4 17.0-24.2 168 25.9 22.1-30.1 315 44.2 39.8-48.7 68 9.5 7.1-12.7
Marital Status
Married 871 211 21.5 18.4-25.0 190 24.0 20.7-27.8 397 46.3 42.3-50.4 73 8.1 6.1-10.7
Other 417 33 4.9 3.0- 8.1 202 49.8 43.6-56.1 102 25.1 20.0-31.0 80 20.1 15.5-25.7
Income
14,999 or less 335 38 8.6 5.6-13.1 154 48.9 41.8-55.9 81 24.5 18.9-31.0 62 18.1 13.3-24.1
15,000-24,999 167 24 8.5 4.6-15.0 59 40.9 31.7-50.8 55 34.2 25.7-43.8 29 16.5 10.4-25.1
25,000-49,999 252 42 11.2 7.5-16.4 80 34.4 27.5-42.0 101 42.4 35.0-50.1 29 12.1 7.8-18.1
50,000 or more 437 132 29.7 24.7-35.1 63 16.2 12.4-21.0 220 48.8 43.2-54.5 22 5.3 3.2- 8.5
WIC recipient
No 739 180 20.7 17.4-24.4 155 23.7 19.9-27.9 336 45.9 41.4-50.4 68 9.7 7.3-13.0
Yes 537 63 8.7 6.2-12.0 234 46.2 40.8-51.6 157 29.6 24.9-34.8 83 15.5 11.9-19.9
Medicaid recipient
No 666 170 22.6 19.0-26.7 125 20.8 17.2-24.9 330 50.3 45.6-54.9 41 6.3 4.4- 9.1
Yes 622 74 8.3 6.0-11.3 267 46.0 40.9-51.1 169 27.1 22.8-31.9 112 18.6 14.9-23.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 562 123 18.7 15.8-21.9 162 32.0 28.0-36.2 205 34.7 30.8-38.8 72 14.7 11.7-18.3
2500+ grams 726 121 14.9 12.5-17.6 230 34.0 30.5-37.7 294 38.6 35.0-42.3 81 12.5 10.1-15.4

#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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