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2007 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 1590 233 14.3 12.2-16.6 1357 85.7 83.4-87.8
Age
18-19 years 141 25 20.5 13.0-30.7 116 79.5 69.3-87.0
20-24 years 391 54 12.7 9.1-17.5 337 87.3 82.5-90.9
25-34 years 831 122 13.7 11.0-16.9 709 86.3 83.1-89.0
35-44 years 227 32 15.6 10.5-22.5 195 84.4 77.5-89.5
Race
White 1104 159 13.0 10.8-15.7 945 87.0 84.3-89.2
Black 419 61 16.6 12.2-22.2 358 83.4 77.8-87.8
Other 67 13 23.1 12.8-38.0 54 76.9 62.0-87.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 197 41 19.7 14.0-27.0 156 80.3 73.0-86.0
No 1391 191 13.3 11.1-15.7 1200 86.7 84.3-88.9
Education
< High School 272 57 21.1 15.6-28.0 215 78.9 72.0-84.4
High School 447 57 11.8 8.5-16.0 390 88.2 84.0-91.5
> High School 865 118 13.3 10.7-16.4 747 86.7 83.6-89.3
Marital Status
Married 998 135 12.4 10.1-15.2 863 87.6 84.8-89.9
Other 592 98 17.1 13.5-21.4 494 82.9 78.6-86.5
Income
14,999 or less 418 80 19.2 14.8-24.6 338 80.8 75.4-85.2
15,000-24,999 252 27 9.9 6.0-15.7 225 90.1 84.3-94.0
25,000-49,999 301 37 12.9 8.8-18.5 264 87.1 81.5-91.2
50,000 or more 535 78 13.6 10.5-17.6 457 86.4 82.4-89.5
WIC recipient
No 910 121 12.8 10.3-15.7 789 87.2 84.3-89.7
Yes 667 111 16.3 13.0-20.2 556 83.7 79.8-87.0
Medicaid recipient
No 777 107 12.7 10.1-15.9 670 87.3 84.1-89.9
Yes 813 126 15.7 12.7-19.2 687 84.3 80.8-87.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 726 114 15.9 13.4-18.7 612 84.1 81.3-86.6
2500+ grams 864 119 14.2 11.9-16.7 745 85.8 83.3-88.1

#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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