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Alabama


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Topic: Intended pregnancy by race/ethnicity
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Intended pregnancy by race/ethnicity: Alabama, 2017

Note: Vertical lines in graph represent 95% confidence intervals. Certain categories are not shown due to small numbers or missing data.
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• In Alabama in 2017, 35.2% of Hispanic mothers reported their most recent pregnancy was intended, compared to 46.7% of white mothers, and 25.0% of mothers of black. 

Footnotes

  • Pregnancy intention: mother reported she wanted to be pregnant sooner or at that time.
  • For more information about the availability of PRAMS data by state and year, refer to the Calculations page.
  • White and Black race categories do not include Hispanic ethnicity.

Source

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System.
  • Retrieved January 17, 2021, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.