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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

Preconception Health Indicators Women 18-44

Pregnancy Intendedness*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Unintended Intended
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 935 376 43.1 39.4-46.8 559 56.9 53.2-60.6
Age
18-19 years 52 39 78.2 62.5-88.5 13 21.8 11.5-37.5
20-24 years 223 124 58.3 50.7-65.4 99 41.7 34.6-49.3
25-34 years 503 165 34.1 29.5-39.0 338 65.9 61.0-70.5
35-44 years 157 48 32.2 24.2-41.5 109 67.8 58.5-75.8
Race
White 660 225 38.0 33.8-42.4 435 62.0 57.6-66.2
Black 196 123 61.9 53.5-69.6 73 38.1 30.4-46.5
Other 73 26 36.8 25.2-50.2 47 63.2 49.8-74.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 108 44 38.8 29.0-49.6 64 61.2 50.4-71.0
No 825 331 43.8 39.9-47.8 494 56.2 52.2-60.1
Education
< High School 128 60 48.4 38.0-58.9 68 51.6 41.1-62.0
High School 247 136 56.6 49.5-63.5 111 43.4 36.5-50.5
> High School 557 180 34.8 30.4-39.4 377 65.2 60.6-69.6
Marital Status
Married 610 177 31.6 27.6-36.0 433 68.4 64.0-72.4
Other 325 199 60.7 54.3-66.8 126 39.3 33.2-45.7
Income
14,999 or less 245 148 59.3 51.8-66.3 97 40.7 33.7-48.2
15,000-24,999 130 71 57.2 47.3-66.6 59 42.8 33.4-52.7
25,000-49,999 196 82 43.0 35.2-51.1 114 57.0 48.9-64.8
50,000 or more 316 56 20.3 15.7-26.0 260 79.7 74.0-84.3
WIC recipient
No 523 142 28.4 24.1-33.1 381 71.6 66.9-75.9
Yes 406 233 58.8 53.2-64.2 173 41.2 35.8-46.8
Medicaid recipient
No 478 113 26.3 22.0-31.2 365 73.7 68.8-78.0
Yes 457 263 57.9 52.5-63.0 194 42.1 37.0-47.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 308 123 44.5 39.0-50.2 185 55.5 49.8-61.0
2500+ grams 627 253 43.0 39.0-47.0 374 57.0 53.0-61.0

Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 11: Thinking back to just before you got pregnant, how did you feel about becoming pregnant?

#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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