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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What are your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant now? MY HUSBAND OR PARTNER DOESN'T WANT TO USE ANYTHING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 257 234 91.6 84.6-95.5 23 8.4 4.5-15.4
Age
< 20 years 28 24 86.8 53.0-97.5 4 13.2 2.5-47.0
20-24 years 60 54 88.8 68.4-96.6 6 11.2 3.4-31.6
25-34 years 136 125 93.6 84.3-97.6 11 6.4 2.4-15.7
35+ years 33 31 91.6 61.0-98.7 2 8.4 1.3-39.0
Race
White 159 146 93.0 84.6-97.0 13 7.0 3.0-15.4
Black 88 80 87.2 69.3-95.4 8 12.8 4.6-30.7
Other 10 8 97.2 86.9-99.4 2 2.8 0.6-13.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 27 25 89.6 56.4-98.3 2 10.4 1.7-43.6
No 230 209 91.8 84.5-95.9 21 8.2 4.1-15.5
Education
< High School 51 44 85.6 65.7-94.8 7 14.4 5.2-34.3
High School 76 72 95.6 81.7-99.0 4 4.4 1.0-18.3
> High School 129 117 92.7 82.5-97.2 12 7.3 2.8-17.5
Marital Status
Married 151 136 90.4 80.6-95.5 15 9.6 4.5-19.4
Other 106 98 93.2 80.5-97.8 8 6.8 2.2-19.5
Income
15,999 or less 81 75 94.8 80.4-98.8 6 5.2 1.2-19.6
16,000-24,999 22 18 56.5 24.2-84.1 4 43.5 15.9-75.8
25,000-39,999 33 30 85.0 56.6-96.1 3 15.0 3.9-43.4
40,000 or more 93 83 95.9 87.5-98.8 10 4.1 1.2-12.5
WIC recipient
No 135 120 90.7 80.4-95.9 15 9.3 4.1-19.6
Yes 120 112 92.2 80.3-97.2 8 7.8 2.8-19.7
Medicaid recipient
No 130 118 91.3 80.9-96.3 12 8.7 3.7-19.1
Yes 127 116 91.8 80.3-96.9 11 8.2 3.1-19.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 85 76 89.1 81.3-93.9 9 10.9 6.1-18.7
1500 - 2499 grams 85 78 92.0 84.5-96.1 7 8.0 3.9-15.5
2500+ grams 87 80 91.6 83.4-96.0 7 8.4 4.0-16.6

#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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