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Pregnancy Intendedness (Calculated based on question below)


Intended 60.7%
Unintended 39.3%
(n = 2,046 )
Intended = wanted to be pregnant sooner or then.
Unintended = wanted to be pregnant later or not at any time in the future.

Thinking back to just before you got pregnant, how did you feel about becoming pregnant?
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I wanted to be pregnant sooner 16.7%
I wanted to be pregnant then 44.0%
I wanted to be pregnant later 31.1%
I didn't want to be pregnant then or any time in the future 8.2%
(n = 2,046)

  • All results are weighted.
  • These results are for surveys that were mailed to mothers from March 2000 through March 2001. Child's dates of birth were from 1/1/2000 through 12/31/2000.
  • The number of respondents (n) is the number of women who chose the responses above.
  • Percents may not add to 100.0 due to rounding.

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