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2007 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 570 319 56.6 51.2-61.8 251 43.4 38.2-48.8
Age
18-19 years 78 51 84.7 72.7-92.0 27 15.3 8.0-27.3
20-24 years 195 106 56.0 47.2-64.5 89 44.0 35.5-52.8
25-34 years 250 140 50.3 42.1-58.4 110 49.7 41.6-57.9
35-44 years 47 22 46.9 29.9-64.6 25 53.1 35.4-70.1
Race
White 329 186 54.5 47.7-61.2 143 45.5 38.8-52.3
Black 228 127 61.0 52.0-69.3 101 39.0 30.7-48.0
Other 13 6 45.6 19.3-74.6 7 54.4 25.4-80.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 56 28 49.4 34.0-64.9 28 50.6 35.1-66.0
No 513 291 57.8 52.1-63.2 222 42.2 36.8-47.9
Education
< High School 127 80 64.6 53.2-74.5 47 35.4 25.5-46.8
High School 196 113 62.1 52.9-70.5 83 37.9 29.5-47.1
> High School 246 126 47.5 39.6-55.6 120 52.5 44.4-60.4
Marital Status
Married 219 113 47.2 39.1-55.5 106 52.8 44.5-60.9
Other 351 206 61.8 54.9-68.2 145 38.2 31.8-45.1
Income
14,999 or less 235 144 65.6 57.3-73.0 91 34.4 27.0-42.7
15,000-24,999 121 68 54.4 42.7-65.6 53 45.6 34.4-57.3
25,000-49,999 106 51 45.8 33.7-58.4 55 54.2 41.6-66.3
50,000 or more 71 33 41.6 28.5-56.1 38 58.4 43.9-71.5
WIC recipient
No 229 121 50.1 41.8-58.4 108 49.9 41.6-58.2
Yes 334 195 61.5 54.5-68.0 139 38.5 32.0-45.5
Medicaid recipient
No 135 66 45.7 35.5-56.4 69 54.3 43.6-64.5
Yes 435 253 59.8 53.7-65.7 182 40.2 34.3-46.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 291 165 56.5 50.9-62.0 126 43.5 38.0-49.1
2500+ grams 279 154 56.6 50.7-62.3 125 43.4 37.7-49.3

#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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