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2010 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 340 164 47.9 41.8-54.0 176 52.1 46.0-58.2
Age
18-19 years 33 21 58.4 38.2-76.2 12 41.6 23.8-61.8
20-24 years 114 64 57.4 46.9-67.3 50 42.6 32.7-53.1
25-34 years 147 62 39.2 30.7-48.5 85 60.8 51.5-69.3
35-44 years 46 17 38.1 23.3-55.6 29 61.9 44.4-76.7
Race
White 205 93 45.2 37.7-53.0 112 54.8 47.0-62.3
Black 109 57 52.9 41.6-64.0 52 47.1 36.0-58.4
Other 24 14 57.8 35.3-77.5 10 42.2 22.5-64.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 39 12 27.9 14.6-46.7 27 72.1 53.3-85.4
No 300 151 50.6 44.1-57.1 149 49.4 42.9-55.9
Education
< High School 54 27 44.4 29.3-60.7 27 55.6 39.3-70.7
High School 126 66 55.1 45.2-64.7 60 44.9 35.3-54.8
> High School 160 71 43.2 34.8-51.9 89 56.8 48.1-65.2
Marital Status
Married 160 67 40.8 32.7-49.5 93 59.2 50.5-67.3
Other 180 97 53.6 44.9-62.1 83 46.4 37.9-55.1
Income
14,999 or less 134 74 54.6 44.5-64.3 60 45.4 35.7-55.5
15,000-24,999 68 34 51.3 37.9-64.5 34 48.7 35.5-62.1
25,000-49,999 78 31 43.2 31.1-56.1 47 56.8 43.9-68.9
50,000 or more 46 19 36.8 23.3-52.7 27 63.2 47.3-76.7
WIC recipient
No 125 49 37.9 28.8-47.9 76 62.1 52.1-71.2
Yes 214 115 53.3 45.5-60.9 99 46.7 39.1-54.5
Medicaid recipient
No 100 40 37.6 27.6-48.7 60 62.4 51.3-72.4
Yes 240 124 51.9 44.6-59.2 116 48.1 40.8-55.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 113 58 51.4 42.2-60.4 55 48.6 39.6-57.8
2500+ grams 227 106 47.6 41.0-54.2 121 52.4 45.8-59.0

#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 18APR12

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